Does maintaining weight loss get easier with time?

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James O. Hill
Nutrition & Dietetics
Yes, they do. Follow the stories of people who've successfully lost weight and they'll tell you that the longer they keep the weight off, the easer it gets. The reason for this is that when you lose a significant amount of weight, you feel like a new person. It's a new mind-set, and all these lifestyle changes you've made feel like a natural part of the new you.

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Weight Maintenance

Weight Maintenance

Losing the weight is only one step in the journey to better overall health. After the weight is gone, it's all about maintenance – adopting a lifestyle that incorporates healthy eating, daily exercise and continued goal setting. A...

nd there are lots of different ways to maintain your weight that help make the lifestyle switch easier: eat breakfast daily, load up on fruits and veggies and establish manageable weight loss habits like walking once a day. All of these can be easily incorporated in your healthy weight maintenance plan and keep you from putting the pounds back on.
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