Losing a Little Means a Lot (for your Health!)

Currently in Australia, it is estimated that 54% of adults are overweight or obese:  that is certainly not a statistic that we should be proud of!

If you are currently in the overweight / obese category, you may think the whole process of losing weight is just ‘too hard’ and are a little daunted by the enormity of committing to a weight loss programme.

The good news is that losing as little as 5kg can make a HUGE difference to your health.  For example, if you are overweight, the risk of heart disease is lowered with every kilogram that you lose.  Losing just 5kg can actually lower your risk of heart disease by up to as 25%.

It’s not just risk of heart disease that can be lowered by weight loss:  the incidence of developing diabetes is also lowered and damage to joints by arthritis.  It is estimated that if you are overweight and lose just 5kg, that there is between 13-30kg less pressure on the knee joint with every step that you take!  Of course, the nearer you are to your ‘ideal’ weight, the less likely it is that osteoarthritis will develop in the first place.    

No matter if you have 5kg or 50kg to lose starting your weight loss journey today will put you on the path to a longer and healthier life.  The Natural Way has been helping people to lose weight for over 30 years

If you want to find out more about The Natural Way’s healthy way to sensible weight loss call 1300 SLIMMER (754663) and book your free appointment today.  Remember, even the smallest weight loss can lead you to the greatest health gain. 

Don’t forget you can still cast a vote for your favourite weight loss client in our Slimmer of the Season competition at www.slimmeroftheyear.com  – $500 could be yours, just for voting!

About Lose Weight With Sue

I am a naturopath for The Natural Way.
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