When it comes to having a perfect body, a lot has to be done in order to reach that physical state. This includes regular exercising and controlled eating. Exercising is excellent because of increased rate of metabolism which will definitely burn more calories than usually. Also, increased physical activity has its own benefits that contribute a lot to the health of the organism. Those are strengthened immune system, enhanced functioning of certain systems in the organism, increased energy and libido, etc.
As for controlled eating, a lot can be said about it. First of all, if a person has obesity problems, it is obvious that some sort of diet has to be introduced. There are fast and slow diets. Fast diets are strict and extreme, they do not allow but a tiny amount of carbs and fats, just barely enough for some normal functioning. This is why these diets are not considered healthy options, although it is true that a lot of weight can be lost with them. Also, there is a problem of what to do after this diet is over. Since they are not so healthy, the recommended period of applying this regime is not more than two weeks. When those two weeks of rigorous rules are gone, people think that returning to old eating habits will not create any problems. On the contrary, if that happens, the lost pounds will definitely return.
A balanced and healthy diet
The best possible thing that should be done is simply focused on controlling the quality and nutritional values of the food eaten. This means that only healthy food is allowed without any junk food or cakes, candies, sodas etc. A low calorie food list might help here. Logically, the majority of vegetables and fruits will be on this list, along with low fat dairy products. Poultry and fish, especially tuna, should be on the list too. Actually, there is a simple chart called a pyramid chart, which explains to the detail what should be eaten and in what amounts. This pyramid (or triangle, as some call it), consists of three levels. The bottom level is the base and it is the widest level. Veggies and fruits are in this level, as well as foods that can be eaten a lot without any fear that large amount of calories will be taken in. Next level, a middle one, contains milk and meat, and these two should be as light as possible when it comes to fat percentage.