WAYS OF LOSING WEIGHT. There is a research that has been conducted by the American institute for cancer and it shows that most of the cancer diseases are as a result of our diet. The research also shown that cancer is caused by lack of physical activity and weight. As a way of safeguarding our health and protecting it from diseases it is important that we maintain a healthy weight. The process of losing and maintaining weight is not an easy process and it can be dangerous if it is not conducted as it is supposed to be. The process of losing weight is a frustration to many people because they keep trying but they don’t succeed. Most of the people who are trying to lose weight follow rules and regulations which are a short cut to losing weight and they end up doing it in an unhealthy way. After the period of following the rules and regulations is over, they add weight instead of losing weight. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is the only way you can achieve your goals of losing and maintaining your weight. The following are some of the principles you can follow so that you can successfully manage and lose your weight. The food you take is the first principle towards the weight loss journey. A weight loss diet should have a lot of vegetables, whole grains, legumes, lean proteins and fruits. Also weight loss process is not about what you eat but it is about how you do it. Portion control in weight loss is very important. Also be careful and mindful when eating. While eating you should not be distracted by anything. You should pay attention to what you are eating when you are eating it and avoid eating while you are working or watching. You will lose and maintain your weight by avoiding rushing your food. If you eat while you are in a rush you will be increasing the possibility of overeating. If you eat in a rush your stomach will not get enough time to respond to the food and this causes digestion issues. Controlling the food environment is another principle of losing weight successfully. You should avoid taking junk foods and avoid having them in your house as well. It is good to identify issues that make you overeat. All your meals should have proteins and you should take as much protein as you can. When you are trying to lose weight make sure that you have a variety of foods but they should not be a necessity in every meal. Having enough sleep is one of the ways of losing weight. Finally, exercise regularly, or maintain an active lifestyle. By making the right health choices and following the above principles you will successfully loose all the weight you want.