How Can Weight Loss Save You Some Money?

Who on earth would had thought that losing those extra pounds on you can add a few extra pounds in your wallet? Yes, in case you are wondering whether or not what you just read is right, you can rest assured that it is completely true and possible. It is more than possible to be able to lose the extra unwanted weight and also shed the unwanted expenses at the same time. Here are 3 ways how you’re actually saving money by losing weight.

1. Eating Less is Spending Less

One of the easiest and most effective weight loss regimes that are out there in the market is to control your food intake. No one is asking you to starve to a state of anorexia but you can always bunk eating that extra burger or the additional steak for dinner and then ensure that you are losing some weight in the process.

The next time you are eating out at a restaurant or a food joint, ensure that you bring home half of the ordered item back home for a later meal for when you are hungry later. This way you are consuming 2 meals for the cost of one. The same can be used for leftovers that are there from your day to day meals at home. Use the leftovers from one meal to eat in your next meal which will save you some serious amounts of money as groceries and food items constitute the biggest expenditure account in any household.

2. Lesser Doctor’s Fees

Talk to any obese person whom you happen to know and ask them about the number of monthly visits they make to the doctor’s chamber. Now talk to a non-obese person whom you know and find out the same about him or her. You will undoubtedly find that the obese person has more health problems (nothing serious, but some small recurring health issues) than the one who is not obese.

This means that you will have to pay for lesser visits to the doctor when you start losing weight and ensure that you save up on a lot of money which you would have otherwise spent in the form of doctor’s fees, medical bills and other forms of treatment.

3. Better Insurance

When you are physically fit and sound you will need to pay lesser money as premium for your life insurance than a person who is ill and obese. This is because of the fact that an obese person poses a greater risk in front of the insurance provider in terms of payment in case he turns up in the hospital or passes away. The lesser premium payment for a person who is not so high on the weighing machine will turn into a substantial savings amount in the future.

Now that you have found out how losing the weight can help you financially, the time is here to hit the gym or start living a healthy lifestyle for the same purpose! Double bonanza, anyone?

Okay now that all is said and done, this doesn’t mean that you should now give up on your coupon-finding spree. Sites like BehindTheCounter are available for you, no matter what you want to buy, not just your everyday groceries. So, don’t stop being the smart shopper that you are, just because you’re saving some money by losing weight.

Vijayraj Reddy
Vijayraj Reddy is founder & editor-in-chief of, a financial blog which helps people to earn money, invest money and save money. You can find him on Facebook & Twitter or send him email at [email protected]

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One Response to “How Can Weight Loss Save You Some Money?”

  1. Credit Donkey says:

    I have to agree with you here. Most of my expenses are on food especially when I eat out. Eating lesser and better is definitely better on everybody’s wallet and health. Also, when you can walk to your destination do so, you save on gas and burn some calories.
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