|Weight loss: 6 strategies for success
Make your weight-loss goals a reality.
Follow these proven strategies.
By Mayo Clinic staff
You probably know that hundreds of different fad diets, weight-loss programs and outright scams promise quick and easy weight loss. But
the foundation of every successful weight-loss program still remains a healthy, low-calorie diet combined with exercise. You must make
permanent changes in your lifestyle and health habits to lose significant weight and keep it off.
How do you make those permanent changes? Follow these six strategies.
1. Make a commitment
2. Get emotional support
3. Set a realistic goal
4. Enjoy healthier foods
5. Get active, stay active
6. Change your lifestyle
You likely will have an occasional setback. But instead of giving up entirely, simply start fresh the next day. Remember that you're planning
to change your life. It won't happen all at once, but stick to your healthy lifestyle and the results will be worth it.
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