It’s a common idea if you’re overweight or obese, you ought to be unhealthy too. While there’s a good reason for this, it is not always the case. There are indeed exceptions, which means even if you are above a healthy weight, it’s still possible to be healthy: up to a degree, of course.
First, let us examine why there’s a relationship between being overweight and being unhealthy. Usually, having a high body fat percentage is a serious complication by itself. The body is simply unable to operate optimally when body fat becomes excessive…
Plaque builds up in blood vessels,
blood glucose rises,
cardiovascular health degrades, and
vital organs like the kidneys and heart are affected.
Even liver function can be impaired, since it’s forced to sustain increased stress.
Essentially, excess body fat is chronically taxing on the body.
But… even if you’re overweight, it does not mean you also have to be unhealthy.
Ideally, you will do what is necessary to drop weight and improve your health. Your well-being will gain from fighting to return to a healthy weight.
That said, weight loss isn’t something you will be successful with in a brief period. It may take many months. Perhaps even a couple of years for you to attain your ideal weight and maintain it. It is important not to focus too much on these particulars. Progress is not linear, so it is difficult to gauge the time commitment lying ahead of you. What is crucial is to adopt the habits and changes to begin to increase your condition immediately.
Don’t be concerned about how long it will take for you to shed weight, or even in the event you’ll ever reach your intended aim. You can get there eventually. Meanwhile, however, you ought to focus on actionable strategies for your health which you can immediately set in motion.
These programs will get your health on track even if you are still overweight…
First and foremost comes a healthy diet. Don’t underestimate the benefits of healthy eating and the benefit it can have on your own well-being. Cooking eating fewer processed foods is a excellent start.
Second, you can become physically active, or add to your present routine if it’s lacking. Be honest with yourself. Exercise by itself will make a significant difference – there’s such a thing as being”fit and fat.”
Finally, finishing touches include…
Cutting back on alcohol,
getting more sleep, and
eliminating stress from your life as much as you can.
You ought to know there’s no harm in being overweight and unfit. The problem occurs when you refuse to change your ways when you’re aware that you need to.
Although managing your disease can be extremely challenging, Type 2 diabetes is not a condition you must just live with. You can make simple changes to your daily routine and reduce both your weight and your blood sugar levels. Hang in there, the longer you do it, the easier it gets.