If you're looking to shed a few pounds, eating a healthy diet is a great place to start. But it's important to remember that healthy eating alone won't guarantee weight loss. Your weight is determined by the balance between the calories you consume and the calories you burn. To lose weight, you need to burn more calories than you eat.
However, it is possible to safely lose weight quickly with the right approach. For example, a very low calorie diet with medical supervision or a brief quick start phase of a healthy eating plan can help you achieve faster weight loss. Once you've reached a healthy weight, it's important to maintain it by continuing to eat healthily and stay active. Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight isn't about following a specific diet or program, but rather about developing a lifestyle that includes healthy eating patterns, regular physical activity, and stress management.
At Intermountain, we strive to help people live their healthiest lives by providing quality healthcare services and promoting healthy habits. We are widely recognized as a leader in improving clinical quality and the efficient delivery of health services.