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Try These Steps To Lose Weight
1. Choose and prepare foods in a heart healthy way.
2. Prepare foods the heart healthy way.
3. Read the food labels to choose foods lower in calories and sugar.
Compare these Nutrition Facts labels for water and regular soda.
Which one would you choose?
Answer: Water is the best choice. It has no calories or sugar. Regular soda has 140 calories and 39 grams of sugar.
4. Limit your portion size.
5. Say "Yes" to Physical Activity.
Make physical activity your answer to feeling tired, bored, and out of shape.
How To Start Your Family Plan To Lose Weight
Examples of Moderate and Vigorous Activities
You may breathe harder, or your heart may beat faster. You should still be able to talk with a friend.
You may breathe harder, or your heart may beat very fast. It will be hard to talk with a friend at the same time.
Physical activity helps you improve your heart health, reduce stress, and feel better. Follow the steps below to get started.
Are you ready to begin?
*Pregnant and nursing mothers: Talk to your health care provider to find out the types of fish you can eat that are lower in mercury. Mercury can be harmful for your baby.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES