Factors To Improve And Maintain Your Health
Good health is naturally given, but it is up to you to preserve and make it last. How you live your life affects your health in one way or another. A sedentary lifestyle may put your health at risk of chronic diseases, while a healthy lifestyle improves your overall health. Seema Chaudhary MD and the Nova Physician Wellness Center team will partner with you to enhance healthy living. This article provides you with helpful information to better your life.
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Weight loss counseling
We know that an unhealthy weight is not good for our health. Excessive weight puts us at risk of health conditions, including heart disease, blood pressure, etc. Weight loss is an essential part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Weight loss counseling provides healthy ways to help you lose weight. It factors out various emotional and mental issues that may be affecting your weight management. It involves modifying your thoughts, behaviors, and knowledge about food and exercise to enhance weight loss and a healthy lifestyle.
Your provider offers a customized weight loss program that includes exercise plans, physical exams, nutritional training, medical exams, and more.
It’s all in your head; weight-loss counseling works by strengthening your mind and influencing your behavior when it comes to making your choices on food. The approach to weight loss ensures that you achieve your weight loss goals and maintain the results.
What you eat has an impact on your weight and general health. Sometimes deciding right and healthy foods can be challenging.
Nutritional counseling helps you find and develop healthy eating habits with diets convenient to your weight, age, health history, or existing medical conditions.
It involves the following.
- Metabolic and health testing to help know how your body utilizes nutrients and calories
- Meal planning to learn what to eat, when, and how much
- Behavioral counseling
Regular exercise is beneficial to your health; other than helping with weight loss, it improves the health and functions of your body organs, including the heart. Maintaining an exercise plan is an effective way to manage unhealthy weight, including obesity.
An exercise plan includes personalized exercises to help you achieve your weight loss goals and enhance your overall health. A medical provider designs the exercise plans, hence promoting your weight loss, and allowing you to achieve better results.
Exercise helps you burn calories. Hence preventing fat storage and improving your energy and muscle buildup. Other exercise benefits include:
- Strengthens muscles
- Improves sleep quality
- Lowers the risk of diseases, such as heart disease
- Better management of blood sugar and insulin levels
- Improves mental health and mood
- Enhances cognitive functioning
Weight loss can be well achievable, but the task is maintaining your weight. It involves making permanent lifestyle changes to keep the lost weight. Your provider helps you make these changes and educates you on the following factors.
- Physical activity
- Identifying and solving problems that hinder your progress
- Stress management, healthy ways to manage stress
- Social influence and support
- Preventing relapse
You have to put in efforts to maintain your health. Weight management, including weight loss and maintenance, healthy diets, and regular exercise, have an impact on your health. It’s much easier when you do all these with a health professional. Contact Nova Physician Wellness Center today for help.