Metabolism refers to chemical reactions that occur in living organisms, such as digestion. It helps your food and beverage intakes burn into energy which is esential for your body. In most cases people gain extra weight because of eating more calories than they burn or they need to. Therefore, in most cases it is no reason to blame your metabolism much because of gaining some additional pounds. What is too much is never good.
Experts say that there are only two major way on how to lose weight and they are physical activity and diet. All the rest methods and options mostly not do you any good, but usually they are not harmful for your health either. There are only very few diet supplements that are really hazardous to your wellbeing, but other than that everything is safe even if not helpful. Therefore, people who wish to lose weight should consume fewer calories compare to that they are able to burn whether they like it or not.
The only bug with this is that keeping off your lost pounds is almost like having some chronic disease, such as diabetes or high blood pressure. You cannot stop your treatment and doing some physical activities or watch your diet just because you felt better one day or you got tired of such style of life where you have so many restrictions on food and drinks. The same way works with your weight control, you cannot discontinue your diet and activity levels just because you feel like you lost enough pounds one day. If you do that you normally will gain all your weight back again shortly. If you want to be slim you need to fight for that every day for life.
Some people have seasonal gain and loss of weight. They usually lose pounds by following diets and doing some workouts in the spring time in order to be in a good shape before summer. However, they seem like start to forget about exercises and everything in the fall when they start to wear lots of clothes and their body imperfections won’t be visible anyway.
Sometimes happens such moments when you were not able to eat for a long period of time and then when you finally see the food you are so hungry that it is hard to be wise and restrict yourself to eat only reasonable amount of that. In such extraordinary situations you need to have a plan of actions what you will do and how to prevent or minimize such situations from happening. Normally people who are wildly hungry should eat just one spoon of something and then walk away from the kitchen. After they acclimate and calm down they normally can come back and finish their meal. Of course, it will be hard at first, but it is definitely doable.
In some rare cases when you can't lose excessive weight despite all possible diets and exercises, you should talk to your health care provider. You might need some serious examination of your body in order to determine what the cause of the problem is for your weight gain. According to the test results your physician can work on your weight loss and educate you about importance of healthy food.
The author is not a doctor and the information in the article is general in nature with no medical advises given or imply. Talk to your doctor, nurse or medical advisor how to treat health related problems.