Planning For Successful Weight Loss and a Healthy Life

Planning For Successful Weight Loss and a Healthy Life

[fusion_builder_container type=”flex” hundred_percent=”no” hundred_percent_height=”no” min_height_medium=”” min_height_small=”” min_height=”” hundred_percent_height_scroll=”no” align_content=”stretch” flex_align_items=”flex-start” flex_justify_content=”flex-start” flex_column_spacing=”” hundred_percent_height_center_content=”yes” equal_height_columns=”no” container_tag=”div” menu_anchor=”” hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” status=”published” publish_date=”” class=”” id=”” spacing_medium=”” margin_top_medium=”” margin_bottom_medium=”” spacing_small=”” margin_top_small=”” margin_bottom_small=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” padding_dimensions_medium=”” padding_top_medium=”” padding_right_medium=”” padding_bottom_medium=”” padding_left_medium=”” padding_dimensions_small=”” padding_top_small=”” padding_right_small=”” padding_bottom_small=”” padding_left_small=”” padding_top=”” padding_right=”” padding_bottom=”” padding_left=”” link_color=”” link_hover_color=”” border_sizes=”” border_sizes_top=”” border_sizes_right=”” border_sizes_bottom=”” border_sizes_left=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” box_shadow=”no” box_shadow_vertical=”” box_shadow_horizontal=”” box_shadow_blur=”0″ box_shadow_spread=”0″ box_shadow_color=”” box_shadow_style=”” z_index=”” overflow=”” gradient_start_color=”” gradient_end_color=”” gradient_start_position=”0″ gradient_end_position=”100″ gradient_type=”linear” radial_direction=”center center” linear_angle=”180″ background_color=”” background_image=”” skip_lazy_load=”” background_position=”center center” background_repeat=”no-repeat” fade=”no” background_parallax=”none” enable_mobile=”no” parallax_speed=”0.3″ background_blend_mode=”none” video_mp4=”” video_webm=”” video_ogv=”” video_url=”” video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_loop=”yes” video_mute=”yes” video_preview_image=”” render_logics=”” absolute=”off” absolute_devices=”small,medium,large” sticky=”off” sticky_devices=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” sticky_background_color=”” sticky_height=”” sticky_offset=”” sticky_transition_offset=”0″ scroll_offset=”0″ animation_type=”” animation_direction=”left” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_offset=”” filter_hue=”0″ filter_saturation=”100″ filter_brightness=”100″ filter_contrast=”100″ filter_invert=”0″ filter_sepia=”0″ filter_opacity=”100″ filter_blur=”0″ filter_hue_hover=”0″ filter_saturation_hover=”100″ filter_brightness_hover=”100″ filter_contrast_hover=”100″ filter_invert_hover=”0″ filter_sepia_hover=”0″ filter_opacity_hover=”100″ filter_blur_hover=”0″][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ align_self=”auto” content_layout=”column” align_content=”flex-start” valign_content=”flex-start” content_wrap=”wrap” spacing=”” center_content=”no” link=”” target=”_self” min_height=”” hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” sticky_display=”normal,sticky” class=”” id=”” type_medium=”” type_small=”” order_medium=”0″ order_small=”0″ dimension_spacing_medium=”” dimension_spacing_small=”” dimension_spacing=”” dimension_margin_medium=”” dimension_margin_small=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” padding_medium=”” padding_small=”” padding_top=”” padding_right=”” padding_bottom=”” padding_left=”” hover_type=”none” border_sizes=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” border_radius=”” box_shadow=”no” dimension_box_shadow=”” box_shadow_blur=”0″ box_shadow_spread=”0″ box_shadow_color=”” box_shadow_style=”” background_type=”single” gradient_start_color=”” gradient_end_color=”” gradient_start_position=”0″ gradient_end_position=”100″ gradient_type=”linear” radial_direction=”center center” linear_angle=”180″ background_color=”” background_image=”” background_image_id=”” background_position=”left top” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_blend_mode=”none” render_logics=”” filter_type=”regular” filter_hue=”0″ filter_saturation=”100″ filter_brightness=”100″ filter_contrast=”100″ filter_invert=”0″ filter_sepia=”0″ filter_opacity=”100″ filter_blur=”0″ filter_hue_hover=”0″ filter_saturation_hover=”100″ filter_brightness_hover=”100″ filter_contrast_hover=”100″ filter_invert_hover=”0″ filter_sepia_hover=”0″ filter_opacity_hover=”100″ filter_blur_hover=”0″ animation_type=”” animation_direction=”left” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_offset=”” last=”no” border_position=”all”][fusion_text columns=”” column_min_width=”” column_spacing=”” rule_style=”default” rule_size=”” rule_color=”” content_alignment_medium=”” content_alignment_small=”” content_alignment=”” hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” sticky_display=”normal,sticky” class=”” id=”” margin_top=”” margin_right=”” margin_bottom=”” margin_left=”” font_size=”” fusion_font_family_text_font=”” fusion_font_variant_text_font=”” line_height=”” letter_spacing=”” text_color=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”left” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_offset=””]

We have always been taught that nothing in life worth having comes easy. But when it comes to the topic of living a healthy lifestyle and losing weight, that isn’t always the case, especially not when you have some help along the way. Granted, anybody who has ever tried knows that losing weight and improving our overall wellbeing can seem like an overwhelming task, and more often than not, we give into this fear. However, with a little bit of care and attention to detail, anyone can safely and easily reach their goals. At Olivera, we understand that everyone’s journey is different, which is why we are here to help you every step of the way. Our team of experts is dedicated to providing you with the hope and support you need to succeed. But keep in mind, it always starts with you. Your weight loss journey begins with the first step you take. So with that in mind, here are some simple strategies so you can take those first steps along the path to a healthier you.

Be Realistic

We’ve touched on this point recently, but it bears repeating. The first step in setting a plan is to be honest with yourself regarding both your goals and your ability to follow through. To be clear, we know you can do it, but what we mean is, we all have to start somewhere. To that end the next step in achieving your health and weight loss goals is to set realistic and attainable goals. It’s important to remember that weight loss is not a one-size-fits-all process, and what works for one person may not work for another. Your goals should be specific, measurable, and achievable within a reasonable timeframe. Following these easy steps will help you build better habits over time. Additionally, setting realistic goals will give you a sense of direction and purpose and will help you stay motivated throughout your journey. Most importantly, these goals should be tailored to you, not anyone else. After all, this is your moment!

You’ve Got the Right (Food) Stuff

Another key strategy for achieving your health and weight loss goals is to focus on whole, nutrient-dense foods. Processed and fast foods are often high in calories, saturated fat, and added sugars, which can contribute to weight gain and other health problems, se take special care to avoid these as much as possible. Instead, focus on eating a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains. Not only are these foods safe choices for weight loss, they are packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, which will help you feel full and satisfied while also providing your body with the nutrients it needs to function properly. On a more practical note, after a little while of building your diet on these healthier foods, you’ll notice cravings for unhealthy choices like those mentioned above will start to fade! No feeling can give us more hope on our weight loss journey than knowing we don’t feel the urge to fall back into bad habits!

The Drink of Choice

We have pointed out the importance of drinking water so much, that we’re probably starting to sound like a broken record. But truly, the importance of drinking plenty of water cannot be overstated. In addition to eating a healthy diet, it’s important to stay hydrated throughout the day. Drinking enough water can help you feel full and satisfied, which can help you eat less and lose weight. Aim to drink at least 8-10 glasses of water per day. Note that the average glass of water is about 8 ounces, so to make it easy, try finding a refillable bottle. These usually have markings on the side letting us know the amount. Two 32 Ounce bottles, or one 64 ounce bottle a day can help us not only know how much water you’re drinking, but can serve as a reminder to drink more. And as always, be careful to avoid sugary drinks like soda and juice, which can add empty calories to your diet.

Feel the Burn!

Exercise is another important component of achieving your health and weight loss goals. Regular physical activity helps to boost your metabolism, burn calories, and build muscle. Aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per day, such as brisk walking, cycling, or swimming. But remember to take care of yourself, and like we said above, be honest with what you can do to start off. If you’re new to exercise, start with safe and easy sessions and gradually increase the duration and intensity over time.

Keep Up The Good Work

Lastly, it’s important to stay motivated and stay on track with your goals. One way to do this is to surround yourself with positive and supportive people who will help you stay on track. This could include friends, family, or even an online support group. Additionally, it’s important to track your progress and celebrate your successes along the way. Keep a food diary, take regular measurements, and take note of how you feel physically and mentally. This will help you see how far you’ve come and remind you of why you started. But just as important is to make sure you are being safe with your approach. Just like it’s important to track progress and stay honest, it’s important that you don’t get too carried away and try to do too much too quickly. Remember, the safest way to reach your weight goals and live a healthier life is a lifestyle change. Once you hit your goals, it’s important to make sure you maintain your progress. So remember, ease into it, because slow and steady wins the race!

Medical Professionals Offer Help and Hope

At Olivera Weight Loss, we understand that weight loss can be a difficult and challenging process. However, with the right mindset and a few simple strategies, you can safely and easily achieve your health and weight loss goals.  Even after more than 40 years of serving our community, our team is still passionate about helping our patients live the healthier lifestyle they dream of and remain dedicated to providing you with the care, hope, and support you need to succeed. When you’re ready to start your journey to a healthier you, contact us to schedule a consultation.

[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

Related posts

Starting a weight loss journey can feel overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be.
Before you even step foot in the grocery store, take a few moments to plan out your meals for the week.
Welcome to the journey of healthy eating! We’ve all heard the phrase “you are what you eat.”
Embarking on a weight loss journey can often feel like navigating a labyrinth, with countless paths promising results, but not all leading to the desired destination.
Embarking on a weight loss journey can be both exciting and daunting. But don’t let that stop you, because with meal prep mastery, you're equipped with a powerful tool to support your goals effectively.
Embarking on a journey towards a healthier lifestyle often involves making changes not just in what we eat, but also how we approach social situations where tempting treats abound.

Send us a Document / Message

If we requested that you to send us a document (such as lab results) or if you have a private message to convey, please use the HIPAA-compliant form below to send it to our office safely and securely. All information provided will be kept strictly confidential.