Obesity or overweight can not be considered a trivial problem.Obesity is closely associated with the risk of various diseases such as hypertension, heart disease and diabetes, which if not treated quickly can reduce the quality of life.
According to dr. Samuel Oetoro, SpGK, giizis MRCCC of Siloam Semanggi Jakarta hospital, obesity occurs because of imbalance between energy intake with energy. Body Mass Index (BMI) or body mass index was recognized as the most convenient method to determine the level of overweight and obesity in adults.
Samuel said, there are 4 (four) essential elements that must be done to someone’s efforts to lose weight. Fourth, it is the parameters of the diet, increased activity, positive thinking, and support (drug or action).
1. Meal planning
According to Samuel, dining in a setting that should always remember is 3J, namely the number, timing and type. In short, people who are overweight, have reduced the number of meals (1000 calories per day). For schedules, meals must be 3 times a day (morning, afternoon, evening).
“It is very difficult, if someone wants to lose weight, then do not eat. Eating must remain three times a day, “he said.
As for sex, avoid foods that meat mengadung sugar, simple carbohydrates, fats, coconut milk, and fat. As should be raised are complex carbohydrates, adequate protein intake (animal and plant), and high-fiber foods like fruits and vegetables.
“Fruits and vegetables rich in antioxidants, the program adapted to fat burning weight loss. If this is not high antioxidant, then off excess free radicals. And that may damage, “he said.
To support the success of weight-loss program, exercise regularly and to choose a type of low intensity exercise such as walking mass (slow but long). The exercise should ideally be at least 30 minutes, so that combustion occurs maximum fat in the body. Do this at least 3 times a week, even if you can up to 5 times.
“If this occurs weight loss, fat loss and automatic sagging skin. Then, start weight training to build muscle. So do not start directly from weight training,” he said.
3. Positive Thinking
According to Samuel, it is important for someone to have a strong intention, motivation, and not easily discouraged. The people running the program of weight loss will eventually be stalled or stopped or weight can not fall over. But to think positively and stay set up a diet and exercise, will undoubtedly succeed.
Slimming program, according to Samuel, could also use the success of support. The form can include medicines, herbs, acupuncture, even surgery of the intestine. But it should be noted, all actions must be consulted beforehand with the doctor to avoid health risks.
“Because many drugs are misleading. Drugs are not used for obesity to lose weight. As a diuretic, a drug often urination and diarrhea, “he said.
According to Samuel, based on indications, there are two types of drugs used to program aid weight loss. There are drugs that work in the heart or brain, is absorbed into the bloodstream and affect the brain. There are also drugs that work on the device.”Means device on the board and only works disaluran digest,” he said.