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Losing Weight Healthily

Updated on June 1, 2010

Losing Weight The Healthy Way

At any given time, lots of us are desperately trying to lose weight by cutting down on our food intake or doing excessive amounts of exercise, but many people don't realise that it's perfectly possible to lose weight whilst still maintaining a healthy diet.

The key to doing this is to follow a balanced diet. By limiting the amount of unhealthy junk food that you eat, it's likely that you'll lose weight anyway. The benefit of this is that you won't be missing out on vital vitamins and minerals by cutting out the kinds of foods that you do need to eat.

If following a healthy diet doesn't quite do the trick, you'll probably be tempted to start cutting down on the amount of calories that you eat too. The healthiest way to lose weight though is to combine a healthy diet with adequate exercise. The golden rule of weight loss is to make sure that you burn off more calories than you take in, so once you're doing that on a regular basis, you should start to see a noticeable difference in your weight - without being unhealthy in the process.


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