5 Signs That You Need To Lose Weight
Sep 12, 2012 | Comments 0
Does Starbucks know your breakfast order by heart? Do you not remember the last time you saw the inside of the gym? Does your dog freak out when you walk around the house nakes? These, among many other things perhaps, are some signs that it’s time to shed some pounds my friend! It’s great to be a curvy girl, but you have to take your health seriously. Here are 5 signs that you need to lose weight.
YOUR CLOTHES DON’T FIT: The last time you tried to squeeze into your favorite jeans, sis you have to jump up and down? If your clothes don’t fit, this is a sign that you need to lose weight
YOUR DOCTOR SUGGESTS IT: if he or she mentions your weight as a health issue, it’s definitely a sign you need to lose weight. Being overweight can lead to serious chronic and even deadly health issues, like sleep apnea, diabetes, heart disease, and more which is very present within the black community so this is something that you strongly need to take into consideration.
YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU EAT: Most adult women need to consume about 2,000 to 2,500 calories per day to keep at a healthy weight. If you have no idea how many calories that your diet provides you, then it’s another sign you need to lose weight. Start a food journal and track what you eat, and when, and what your daily caloric intake might be.
YOUR SCALE: Using a scale is always the best way to gauge your weight, but it’s another tool that can aid you in figuring out whether you need to lose weight. If you’re not sure whether or not you need to lose weight, a step on the scale may add some motivation.
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