When I wanted to lose weight I thought I could simply stop eating a burger or 2, a little exercise here and there and maybe a glass of water before I tuck into some Nandos and fries and then the pounds would fly off. (Doh, so wrong) But in today’s world where calories seem to be secretly hidden within so many foods and drinks we consume its time to get educated. The problem is food companies are so bent on us buying their products they will bend the rules by putting healthy on the packet but increasing calories with salt, fats and sugar so that there product taste good. Losing weight is not a must for everyone, its more important to be at a healthy weight and looking after yourself. Looking good it makes you feel good about yourself and losing a bit of weight might bet healthy for your size. If you do have problems with your extreme weight loss or gain, we would advise to get one on one advise from a doctor. Here are a few tips on how to lose weight for that healthy body.
Fact you can lose 62 calories by drinking ice cold water. Water helps your kidneys to flush out the waste and metabolize fat more effectively, which mean to break down the fat. It’s best to drink water in between meals, try not to drink before as it will make you will feel full once you start eating. Though this maybe a good tip if trying to loose weight.
The more you eat for breakfast, the less food you will want to eat at night. If you skip this meal you’ll end up devouring everything in sight for the rest of the day.
Recommended 3 meals of a sensible size and 2 delicious yet low calorie snacks, nowadays you can find out on the packaging. Eat sensibly so your body doesn’t crave for food. If you treat your body right it won’t demand for more attention! Also eat at regular times as your body digestive system works like clock work, if you don’t your body weight will go up and down and that’s not healthy for anyone.
Exercise is crucial to weight loss. You can’t expect to sit on the couch all day, eat and lose weight. Join a good gym that lets you work with weights. It will help you build muscle and your metabolism rate will increase. Which helps you to break down your body fat. You’ll soon see the fat come off and in its place muscle will develop.
FOOD IN TAKE
Check your portion size the next time you eat. Its always better to eat just enough than to eat until its hard to stand up. Its more healthy for you to eat smaller meals than to eat massive meals unless your trying to put on weight. If you have cooked to much, just save it for later until your next meal.
Good advise is to get rid of the huge plates you usually use. Substitute them with small ones, when food starts to fall off, you’ll know it’s enough. Try to get these new plates in dark colours. Dark blue will be your best choice since it’s the #1 colour that fights off the appetite. Avoid red, orange and yellow where you eat, as they are the colours that make your appetite go sky high! (Think McDonalds’ logo and you’ll do fine, they are not random colours that they so happen to use)
READ BEFORE YOU BUY
Food and drink products are all out to get you. They scream ‘Buy me! Buy me!’. It could be ‘fat free’ but it could still have a lot of calories. You need to analyse the nutrition label on the cover, TRY NOT to be tempted with the frozen food or junk food as most are no good for you.
WRITE IT UP
Document what you eat. This way you can keep track and evaluate your eating habits at the end of each week. It will help you to see the results and keep your appetite under control. This way it will encourage you to watch what you eat and what will happen if you fall off the healthy band wagon.
PACE YOUR SELF…
If you begin to dislike your diet then there’s something wrong. Find a diet that suits your body type and your lifestyle. Be consistent as that is the key to being successful.
I HOPE THIS HELPS YOU ON HOW TO LOSE A HEALTHY AMOUNT OF WEIGHT GOOD LUCK