Weight gain and obesity are almost an epidemic in our society. And it's not because we have all turned into gluttonous eating machines, but maintaining the weight is coded into our DNA. And with the unlimited supply of fast and processed foods, it is a slippery slope from a few excess pounds to being overweight. The saddest part is, that those pounds come together with other health issues and weight loss is no picnic. In fact, you could argue that embarking on a weight loss journey is even…
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Not that long ago humans had to either hunt or grow their food as there were no supermarkets or pre-made meals. So it's only natural that keeping a healthy weight or gaining a few pounds given a chance is deeply ingrained into our DNR. If we hadn't had the drive to stuff our stomachs when food was a-plenty, half of us would've not survived the natural selection.
The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) reported that nearly 1 in 3 US adults are overweight. More than 2 in 5 adults have obesity. Meanwhile, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost half (49.1 percent) of adults have made an effort to lose weight.
Losing weight is always a struggle, as it requires a huge amount of willpower and discipline, plus plenty of exercises and a healthy food diet to make a difference. Getting started with the weight loss journey is often the hardest part, but once you are in a routine and start noticing the changes, things become a whole lot easier. But how to make that first step in the right direction?