Saturday, August 7, 2010

Life Style Changes For Weight Loss

Obesity is a chronic health problem which now affects many Australians and contributes to a number of different health problems (eg, heart disease and diabetes).

The increased rates of overweight and obesity in Australia is part of a worldwide trend. Today, over 50% of women are classified as overweight or obese.

The reasons for this increase are complex, but environment and changing lifestyles certainly play significant roles

Obesity is a chronic condition and there is no 'quick fix' treatment that is effective for all overweight women and relapses of weight gain are not uncommon. Lifestyle modification is essential and positive changes in your eating and exercise are essential for sustained reductions in weight. To read full article published in 'Naturally Happy' click here