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How To Stay on Track With Your New Years Weight Loss Resolutions

How To Stay on Track With Your New Years Weight Loss Resolutions
If you're starting to slip off your New Years weight loss resolution plans, there are a few ways that you can get back on track and continue to lose weight. Consistency is the most important thing when you're trying to lose weight and if you start to slip up you shouldn't beat yourself up about it but just get back on track as soon as you can. There might be some problems with how you planned your resolutions out, and if that's the case we'll cover that as well as some of the other potential issues you may be having with your weight loss resolutions.

Make sure that your resolutions are realistic

It's not a good idea to try to plan to lose a certain amount of weight by a certain date, or to look a certain way. Although that type of goal might work for some people, it usually just ends up putting too much pressure on you and it makes it easier for you to fall off the path. Don't try to force yourself to lose more weight than you can safely handle or try to lose too much without medical supervision, and it's better to gradually lose weight and be more consistent than to try to set huge goals. Even though diets like the HCG diet can help you lose weight rapidly, there's no telling exactly how much weight that you'll actually end up losing, so it's hard to choose a specific amount of weight.

Try to set your goals based on what your healthcare provider tells you is realistic. Remember that you can't lose more than 10 to 15 pounds per month maximum and that is only safe on a very low calorie diet like the HCG diet. You'll need to carefully and accurately plan your weight loss resolutions out so that you won't push yourself too hard and lose focus and motivation. Be sure that you get expert advice as you plan out your weight loss resolutions, and don't try to attain specific goals; instead focus on making lifestyle changes that you stick to every day. Make consistency with your weight loss efforts and dieting a primary goal and it will likely work out better for you.

Don't beat yourself up if you fall off the wagon

Almost everyone will struggle with keeping up with their weight loss resolutions; the key is to not get disheartened and just get back on track. The hard part is staying on track but as long as you get back to healthy habits as soon as you can you'll continue to lose weight or at least maintain your weight. The more that you guilt trip yourself after you slip up the more likely that you are going to continue to eat unhealthy foods and resort to emotional eating. Guilt is a major driver of emotional eating but if you can forgive yourself for your occasional slip ups and focus more on the positive aspects of weight loss and a healthy lifestyle, it can go a long way in helping you stay motivated.

It can be very difficult to fight emotional hunger and there can be many contributing factors to it, but being more self-accepting of your mistakes can definitely help. If you find that you're eating more when you're stressed or when you're not hungry, or if you reward yourself with food, there's a chance that you are struggling with emotional eating and there are various lifestyle habits that you can try in order to reduce it [1]. Exercise can go a long way in reducing stress levels which in turn can reduce one of your triggers for emotional eating, but you should also try to make time for relaxation and spend time connecting with other positive people [1].

Don't try to do it all alone

The HCG diet at Nu Image Medical is one of the best ways to lose weight and can help you with your resolutions tremendously because you'll have a specific weight loss plan that is easy to follow and you'll have the support of medical providers who will give you a consultation at the start of the diet and assist you with any problems or questions that you may run into along the way. The diet is carefully outlined and designed to be as easy as possible, even though it is a very low calorie diet most dieters find that it is fairly straightforward and easy to get through with the help of the hormone.

Trying to lose weight on your own can be very difficult because there are any factors associated with weight gain and having social support can make a big difference in your motivation. Keeping a positive outlook is essential and getting your friends and family to help support you on your goal can make a major difference. Let everyone in your life know that you are trying to lose weight and keep yourself surrounded by positive people who won't criticize you if you make a mistake but encourage you to stick to your goals and dieting plans. Again, a diet like the HCG diet is perfect for many people because of how effective it is and the high quality support from real medical professionals that you will get throughout it.

Structured diets can help you get back on track

If you've found that your own efforts haven't been sufficient for weight loss, it can make a lot of sense to try a structured diet like the HCG diet. The HCG diet works very well for most people partially because of how strict and specific it is, and it has been proven to work in numerous clinical studies. If you've slipped up for any period of time you may have gained some weight back, but the HCG diet will help you lose all of that weight and much more. It's an easy diet to get started with and you will most likely see the best weight loss results of your entire life. Try a round of the diet out today or speak to a medical provider at Nu Image Medical about the benefits of the HCG diet and why it might be a good choice for you.


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Dr. Constance Odom, MD

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