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Teen Weight Loss

I need help on finding out more about weight loss for teenagers. Can someone provide me more information or tips on Teen Weight Loss plans?
(May 5, 2008)

Teenagers Weight Loss Plan

Developing and maintaining a healthy food regime is the best way to ensure good health and a long term success in maintaining the ideal weight. However wrong eating habits over a period of time that have culminated in excess weight, cannot be reversed overnight. Guidance and understanding the issue, is critical to the teen as the first step in overcoming the weight problem. Another thing to watch out for is fad diets. Although it sounds tempting to enter into a quick-fix-short-term programs, that claims all sorts of fantastic results, in reality there is nothing that delivers drastic weight loss without side effects.

A food counselor or dietician would help to chart out a plan in practicing good food habits and also a menu chart, based on the teenager's age and other physical conditions.

Similarly pills and other OTC products must not be blatantly consumed, as teenagers are likely to succumb to peer pressure and can resort to drastic unhealthy methods in shedding fat. It is important to remember that without long-term sacrifices and development of permanent habits regarding diet and exercise is not likely to show desired results. Exercise must also be cultivated at an early age and also be incorporated as part of the new dietary plan. Diet along with exercise goes a long way in developing a healthy physique, for life.
Submitted by C N on May 5, 2008 at 06:41


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