Mila Kunis is a gorgeous actress who is famous for many films, but perhaps none more so than Black Swan. In it, she dropped an enormous amount of weight until she weighed a reported 95 pounds. Now she is getting headlines for her weight GAIN, but she doesn't care. With good reason.
According to Kunis, she can lose it again. She believes that anyone can.
This flies in the face of many who are overweight and claim they simply "can't" become thin. But, according to Kunis (and most doctors), it's simple: create a deficit and lose weight. Period. Here is what Kunis said:
I believe in hard work. In self-drive and self-worth. I’m a huge foodie, I love food. But when people say, "I can’t lose weight," no no no, you can. Your body can do everything and anything, you just have to want to do it.
She may be just an actress and neither a nutritionist or a doctor, but she is right. Those who are willing to deprive themselves will lose weight.
This isn't to say it's easy. Recently, I saw my doctor complaining that I simply can't get the last five pounds of weight off. He said I could. But that I had to deprive myself more than I was used to.
For some, weight loss is simply a matter of too much deprivation. Sure, anyone can be thin (no matter what people say), but it's harder for some than for others. I don't know about you, but I personally would rather enjoy food and live with five extra pounds than be constantly hungry and feeling deprived in order to keep it off.
The fact is, losing weight IS possible. But you have to really, really want it. For some, you have to want it more than you want to enjoy food. It's not fair or right, but it's the truth. Kunis is right.
Personally, I will take food and the extra five pounds I can't shake any day.
Do you think anyone can lose weight?
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