Successful, long-term weight control must focus on your overall health, not just on what you eat. Changing your lifestyle is not easy, but adopting healthy habits may help you manage your weight in the long run. Effective weight-loss programs include ways to keep the weight off for good. These programs promote healthy behaviors that help you lose weight and that you can stick with every day.
A plan to keep the weight off over the long run guidance on how to develop healthier eating and physical activity habits.
Guidance on how to develop healthier eating and physical activity habits.
Ongoing feedback, monitoring, and support.
Slow and steady weight-loss goals—usually ½ to 2 pounds per week (though weight loss may be faster at the start of a program).