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. Overweight and lack of physical exercise is part of what causes cancer. 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. The frustrations have led people to follow rules and regulations that are unhealthy. After the period of following the rules and regulations is over, they add weight instead of losing weight. The only way you can succeed if you want to lose and maintain your weight is by maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The following principles will help you lose and maintain your weight if you follow them carefully. The process of losing weight starts with the food you are taking. 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. When eating pay attention to your food and avoid eating while watching or working. If you want to lose weight in a healthy way, avoid rushing food. If you eat while you are in a rush you will be increasing the possibility of overeating. The rush eating does not give your body a chance to fully respond to what is going into the stomach and it also results in digestion issues. Controlling the food environment is another principle of losing weight successfully. Avoid having and taking junk foods and you should also avoid having then in your house. When you are on your weight loss journey make sure that you identify situations and that make you overeat. Ensure that you are taking enough proteins and all your meals must have protein. It is important to note that a variety of foods is important in your overall diet but not a necessity in every meal. As a way of losing and maintaining your weight, make sure that you get adequate sleep. The last principle you should consider is exercising regularly or getting yourself n active lifestyle. By making the right health choices and following the above principles you will successfully loose all the weight you want.