(Last Updated on : 01/01/2009)
With the urbanization of life loosing weight is indeed the need of the hour in order to keep healthy, fit and of course young.
Weight loss refers to the loss of total body mass in an effort to improve fitness, health, and/or appearance. For healthy weight loss, the patient should follow a weight loss plan that is tailored to his requirements. Weight loss occurs when an individual is in a state of negative energy balance. When the human body is spending more energy in work and heat than it is gaining from food or other nutritional supplements, it will catabolise stored reserves of fat or muscle. Although weight loss may involve loss of fat, muscle or fluid, weight loss for the purposes of maintaining health should aim to lose fat while conserving muscle and fluid.
Weight Loss Methods
With the growing need of controlling weight and to shed off those extra pounds various weight loss methods have become largely popular. Based on absolutely scientific procedure, these weight loss methods promise for a better tomorrow whilst making one lot healthier and young.
Contributed By Dr Amit Thadhani MS, FMAS