Being Thin ≠ Being Healthy (Or Happy!)

This has some wonderful ideas in it. Once we refocus our minds on the positive goal of living healthy, we never need to look back at the old losing weight situation. It will no longer exist.

Tony

All About Healthy Choices

0516c425c67a7e7188462cd28730e3a02ec607-wmAs of 2014, more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight. Over 42 million children under the age of 5 were overweight or obese. With an expanding population in quantity AND SIZE, it should not be surprising the weight loss business has skyrocketed. The various industries participating in addressing this growing epidemic includes:

  • The food industry

  • The exercise industry

  • The lifestyle coaching industry

  • The health care industry

I can tell you from personal experience as a physician that successful, LONG TERM healthy weight loss is best achieved by those people focusing on pursuing a healthy BALANCEDLIFESTYLE rather than focusing simply on weight loss. People need to understand that being overweight is a SYMPTOM of an underlying problem. It is the RESULT of a PROCESS that includes hormonal factors, behavioral factors, lifestyle factors and emotional factors. As everyone knows, treating symptoms doesn’t address the ROOT CAUSES

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One response to “Being Thin ≠ Being Healthy (Or Happy!)

  1. Super important post. Thanks for sharing.

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