With increasing affluence in society, the general population is experiencing a general increase in body weight. For some countries like the United States and in the United Kingdom, this has almost reached epidemic proportions. Although it has not yet happened in Southeast Asia, an increase in the incidence of obesity is now widely noticeable. However, like everywhere else, there are a lot of choices for weight loss for women.
Some of the more common solutions for weight loss in Singapore include:
– Diet. The diet regimens which are popular in Western Countries are almost all available in Singapore and the rest of Southeast Asia including the Atkins Diet and the Paleo Diet. These should work well for Asian women because the caloric content of the normal diet in the region hovers around 2,000 to 2,500 calories per day.
In addition, Southeast Asian diets are rich in vegetables, fish and fish food, and in spicy dishes. These are naturally lean diets and if you are used to these types of dishes, then you should have no problem adjusting them for a smaller proportion or serving.
– Exercise. Compared to other countries, Singapore has relatively less private cars. The majority of the population depends on the transport system, buses, and taxis to get around the island country. For those who want to have weight loss in Singapore, the only thing that they need to do is to walk around. This is a natural exercise which is suited well to the urban areas of the island.
On top of walking long distances as part of the daily routine, going to the gym is also another way to add more exercise into a person’s regular activity. Time and again, it has been proven that vigorous aerobic exercise, as well as strength training, along with a healthy diet can lead to weight loss. In addition, weight lifting, and area-specific exercises (like squats, crunches, and lunges) can help sculpt the body.
– Diet pills. There are several types of diet pills. There are those which suppress hunger pangs. These either trick the body to think that it is not hungry, or those which make the stomach full a few minutes before eating. Either way, the person does not eat as much. Other types of diet pills are those which burn off calories. Typically, these have ingredients which include fat burners and calorie burners, like caffeine and capsaicin. To round off the pills, essential vitamins and minerals are also included to ensure that the body gets all the nutrients it needs even with less food intake.
Obesity is a personal problem, as well as a social problem. Losing weight can be solved in several ways.