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Finding The Best Weight Loss Program

by Stephen Silva

If you are someone who has been struggling with your weight, you are not alone. According to the Center for Disease Control website, 71.6% of Americans are overweight or obese. That is almost three out of every four people in the United States! It seems like wherever you turn there are revolutionary new diet and weight loss programs which promise instant and lasting results. How is someone to know which one of these programs is the best? Honestly, the answer may surprise and disappoint you. The best weight loss program across the board is (drumroll please) diet and exercise.

While many diet plans offer instant and incredible results, often for quite a bit of money, the simple basics of diet and exercise have never gone out of style, nor lost their potency. It may surprise some people to know that a healthy goal for weight loss should be nothing more than 2 lbs a week. That means in order for someone to lose 100 lbs, it should take them approximately 50 weeks of consistent diet and exercise. That is just 2 weeks shy of an entire year! At times it may seem impossible to keep up the kind of discipline that it takes to really lose weight. For that reason it is important to understand that you are not in this alone. With the proper amount of support and dedication, weight loss is possible.

There are weight loss centers across the entire nation. If you have not tried one so far, here are a few reasons of why they are worth your time.

Simple Instruction

A plain and simple fact about most weight loss plans is that they overcomplicate the simple process of weight loss. When you step into a credible weight loss center, the doctors and nurses on staff will likely break down the mountainous problem of weight loss and package it neatly into small, manageable boxes of intake and output. Understanding these two simple words and how they directly effect your weight can make a world of difference in the weight loss journey.


The consistent support of a weight loss center can give you a stable foundation on which to embark on this somewhat scary journey of weight loss. Knowing that you have a group of people who are following up on your actions can make it easier to make difficult food and exercise choices throughout the day. 

In summary, what is the best weight loss program? The simple basics of diet and exercise when combined with consistent effort. That combined with the support and simplicity of a weight loss clinic can help your weight loss dreams become a reality.