Avoid the 3 S (Salt, Sugar and Seconds) for Healthy Weight Loss

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In a recent post, Deb, reader of the God, Diet, Fitness and Weight Loss blog, said that her doctor advised her that a good place to start shedding a few necessary pounds and improve your health is to avoid 3S. advice if you need to lose weight, improve your health, and live a long active life. The 3 S’s help you gain weight while wreaking havoc on your immune system, making you more susceptible to numerous diseases, including heart disease, cancer, and diabetes (the 3 deadliest diseases).

Avoid salt

Our body needs salt. The problem is that we take too much salt. The recommended intake of salt is between 500 and 2400 milligrams. The ideal would be to consume between 1,500 and 2,000 milligrams daily. Unfortunately, most Americans consume 5 times the amount needed. This excess sodium causes heart problems, high blood pressure, calcium loss, increased chances of certain cancers, kidney malfunction, and a long list of health problems not to mention weight gain and even obesity. Being obese and being overweight in and of itself adds another long list of potential health problems. Therefore, if you avoid excessive sodium intake, you improve your health and reduce the risks of being overweight. Keep in mind that cutting back on sodium in excess only reduces the risk of being overweight, it doesn’t burn fat after you’ve already gained too much weight. You must exercise and build muscle to burn fat.

Avoid sugar

Not just table sugar, but all forms of processed and substituted sugars are bad for you. Like salt, sugar is necessary for our body to function properly. Not simple processed sugars, but complex carbohydrates that our body converts into the energy needed to do anything. Our consumption of sugar or sugar substitutes is much worse than the consumption of salt. Sugar is found in all processed foods. The number one additive in all processed foods, sugar is also the most addictive drug we could take. You’ve yearned for something sweet, right? This is not because it is good for you or for you. It is because your body craves sugar like a drug or alcohol. This addiction causes cancer, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and more deadly diseases. So to be healthy, just limit the sugar you eat. Sugar is the leading cause of death by ingestion. This slowly deteriorates your body down to a cellular level, while erasing your immune system and adding unusable fat. Obesity kills. Limit all forms of sugar and lose weight while improving your health. Don’t forget to exercise.

Avoid seconds

This is simple. Don’t overeat. Large portions only add excess that becomes indigestible and leads to overweight. You don’t lose weight simply by eating less. This is a news flash for many people. But stop earning by eating less. You will also infinitely improve your health. It is one thing, inevitably, that you will consume less salt and sugar by avoiding the latter. Healthy weight loss includes eating healthy and exercising regularly. One key to eating well is avoiding 3 S. Thank you Deb.

If you can do it.

Be blessed. Be a blessing.

Coach Louis.

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