We know that the food we choose to put into our body can have a huge affect on our health and quality of life, but many of us still choose to eat unhealthy foods. Let’s face it, the unhealthy stuff tastes really good, and we don’t usually have cravings for healthy food. That’s exactly why obesity is such a large problem for both adults and children in our country…But is dieting the answer? I don’t think so. As we all know, dieting can often lead to a roller coaster of weight loss and weight gain, that leaves many weighing more in the long run.
So if dieting isn’t the answer…What is?
Well, I don’t think there is just one answer to this question. There are a million reasons why people become overweight, and once overweight, weight loss can be very difficult. That’s why focusing on a healthy eating lifestyle needs to be more important than actual dieting and weight loss.
The thing is – Your overall health is not determined simply by the numbers on a scale or where you fall on a BMI chart. It’s much more complicated than that. Obviously, these things are important guidelines, but they are certainly not the holy grail of good health.