It is a known fact that infertility treatments would make individuals put on lots of weight. However, there is no need to worry, as there are several ways for these individuals to fall back on track with their health and fitness after the treatment. However, one would need to dispel certain myths and mistruths about infertility treatments and weight loss before opting to go ahead with the weight loss plan. Accordingly, here are some pointers to consider when losing weight after an infertility treatment.
Although infertility treatments cause weight gain, you don’t need to throw caution to the winds in terms of your health. You can remain fit, healthy and happy if you follow a healthy lifestyle religiously. A healthy lifestyle will show in your health as well as your baby’s health as well. It would also keep you safe from health related ailments like diabetes, reduced energy levels and cardiac arrest etc. in the long run.
Many women are under the impression that one would have to starve and exercise rigorously for days on end to lose weight. That is not the case. It would be very easy to lose weight by following a few dietary modifications and routine exercises. There is no need to stress it out at home or at the gym for the same. Simple exercises performed at home would easily help you achieve your desired weight without much fuss and fight.
The food requirements for each body would vary. All you need to do to lose weight is to have a basic understanding of the food requirements of your own body, i.e. how many nutrients it needs and how much of each of these nutrients it needs on a daily basis. This would help you maintain a check of how much you eat so that you stop eating once you know your body has received its daily ration of nutrients.
If you have confusion regarding the same, purchase a diet chart and hang it up in your room. Consult this chart on a regular basis to find out which foods need to be eaten in moderation) ex: dairy products) and which foods need to be eaten frequently (for ex: fruits and vegetables). You can also find out which foods you would need to totally avoid (ex: sweets) in order to lose weight. Follow this diet chart religiously.