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New Delhi: While everyone wishes to have an ideal body weight and a healthy body, this is one of the tasks that requires the most practice. Establishing a foundation for ideal body weight requires successfully maintaining a healthy, calorie-controlled diet combined with adequate physical activity that must be followed consistently.

In addition, to ensure strong immunity, a healthy lifestyle and an ideal weight, one must make permanent changes in daily food and health habits. These things are essential because they can determine the choices we make for our bodies and these choices can then decide the path to our ideal body weight.

These three remarkable lifestyle changes can have a lasting impact on our body weight and overall health:

Healthy eating
Although it’s no secret, eating healthy is the first step to a healthy lifestyle, but it’s even one of the most crucial. To ensure consistency in weight management, follow an eating pattern that can promote weight maintenance while allowing appetite satisfaction.

One way is to make sure you can reduce your calorie intake and control your food intake. By using a food diary or food activity app, one can monitor every item eaten. Also, make sure to eat more nutrient-dense foods – fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Also, refrain from unhealthy snacking or gorging by keeping portion control. By striving for a variety of nutritious foods, you can reach your goals without giving up your favorite foods.

Activity
The secret to regular exercise is that it not only allows for calorie restriction, but can also help with weight loss and weight management. Helping to burn excess calories, staying active through regular exercise is the best lifestyle change anyone can make.

It also offers many health benefits, including improving your mood, strengthening your cardiovascular system, and lowering your blood pressure. It is proven that to maintain weight loss over the long term, you must have regular physical activity.

A small lifestyle change can be made with regular aerobic exercise — like brisk walking — for at least 30 minutes most days of the week. Moreover, one can even join Pilates, take line dancing classes or practice HIIT workouts. Similarly, one can be clever to get more steps by making multiple trips up the stairs instead of using the elevator, or by parking at the end of the lot when shopping.

Always think of ways to increase physical activity throughout the day, even if you can’t do formal exercise on a given day.

Positivity
To ensure that one stays healthy and maintains the ideal weight, one must incorporate a perspective of positivity and self-care. It is not enough to eat healthy foods and exercise, to ensure long-term and successful weight management, it must go beyond. By combining a positive attitude with the right habits, one can make it a way of life to implement the necessary lifestyle changes.

First, you have to become aware of your bodily needs, then set a goal. Instead of being hard, you have to gradually change habits and attitudes to make them evolve in the right direction.

Additionally, one should keep track of their progress and look past any setbacks that may occur. In the absence of immediate results, one must constantly make sure to stick to a healthy lifestyle and habits to observe the desired results.

(Nutritionist Pritika Bedi is the founder of Healthsake)