Most of the people who want to lose weight for the purpose of keeping themselves attractive or presentable will exercise and control their diet. If you want to lose weight this way, you should introduce some changes in your lifestyle and attitude towards life. A person who does not find time to spare for physical exercise may not be able to get the desirable results from this method. He/she should be patient enough to wait for the results. You will not see the sudden results that you see when you go through a crash diet program in this method of weight loss. One has to modify his/her diet before he/she resorts to this method. If possible, it should be done with the help of a dietician. Exercise program should be done under the supervision and guidance of a physical trainer with experience. He will help you to fix the right exercise programs the suit your physical and health condition. The result that one gets from adopting a combination of exercise and diet control will bring you the result that last when compared to other programs.