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A heavy issue for consideration

DNAHM123957 | 10/11/2018 | Author : Vijay Pandya | WC :818

The advantages of losing weight are multiple and they can be easily noticed once the process of shedding the kilos begins, but it is important to also make sustainable changes to your lifestyle, says Vijay Pandya
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Did you know that being too worried about your weight can itself become a problem? After all, worrying excessively increases stress levels and that is when most overweight people reach out for ‘comfort food’ like sweets, fried savouries, cheese laden pizzas, and so on.  So the important thing is to focus on losing weight rather than worrying about tipping the scales.
According to WHO, being overweight or obese increases your risk of long-term health problems that could shorten your life, such as diabetes and cardiovascular diseases for instance. Preventing these serious illnesses is often the main health reason why people try to lose weight if they are obese.
Reducing your risk for serious life-threatening illnesses is an
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