One way to measure the intensity of an activity is by how you are able to have a conversation while engaging in that activity. Moderate activity slightly increases the difficulty while vigorous activity will make it substantially more difficult.
Easy as 1-2-3?
While this sounds simple, it isn't easy. But neither is it impossible.
For me, bariatric surgery followed by eating healthy real foods (and no grains) and getting active was what finally worked for me. Also, switching my antidepressant to one that did not cause weight gain helped. If you are interested in learning more, please read My Profile on HealthCentral.
Others have ended obesity with dietary changes and physical activity alone. If you are interested in exploring this option, please checkout David Mendosa's Profile on HealthCentral.
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You can read about my decision to have weight loss surgery back in 2003, and since that time my journey from processed food junkie to healthy living so as to maintain a lifetime of obesity disease management. My wish is to help you on your own journey of lifetime obesity disease management. Whether you are planning or have had bariatric surgery, or you want to lose weight through non-surgical means, my shareposts along the way will help you to navigate your journey successfully.