Natural Health Remedies and Obesity

As we consider natural health remedies to weight loss, we need to understand that sedentary lifestyle is also one of the principal causes for obesity. It has been proven that physical activity is one of the greatest factors in the body’s use of energy. The increase in physical activity allows the intake of more calories and helps a person achieve a more favorable caloric balance in the body.

[DFR::455600136-7669-ss|align_right_1]Very often, weight loss medications for treating obesity are prescribed with minimal or no lifestyle modification. Obesity is on the rise because food is abundant and physical activity is optional or less than what is required to maintain one’s health. The number of obese and overweight people is increasing dramatically all over the world. The USA was the first country to notice its people were getting fatter and fatter.

[DFR::455600156-7669-ss|align_left_1]Some of us are familiar with the show ‘The Biggest Loser’ and we are amazed at the transformational changes of some of the contestants. These individuals didn’t take any safest weight loss pills, neither did they take any drugs, all they did was eat right and exercise day and night. Although there are genetic and hormonal influences on body weight, excess weight is a result of an imbalance of calories consumed versus calories burned through physical activity. If you consume more calories than you expend through exercise and daily activities, you gain weight. Your body stores calories that you don’t need for energy as fat.