Weight loss GlossaryWhoever wants to lose weight should stay away from the so-called crash diets and other offers like losing weight in your sleep, by hypnosis, without sport/exercise or by eating what you like! Don’t put any faith in these!
Losing weight should be planned and done in a healthy way, as losing weight is not the real art, but losing fatty tissue and after that, keeping your weight stable is!
According to current studies, almost 10% of people who have lost weight, gain it (and often more) back sooner or later: this is called the yo-yo effect!
Other studies have proved that steady, but slower, weight loss is more successful in the long term than losing weight quickly, as in this case, most weight is lost from the musculature.
Lose weight – but how?
Here are the most important ground rules: