Recommendations

Rationale

Notes

Exercise regularly
30 minutes/day minimum

Exercise increases caloric expenditure.

It also builds muscle mass, which burns calories more efficiently than fat, so it can help improve metabolic rate.

Individual or group counseling

Provides emotional support to foster commitment to lasting lifestyle changes.

Check out online support groups as well.

Hypnosis

Helps focus the mind in order to facilitate behavior changes.

Be sure to choose a practitioner carefully.