by Babs ‘O’ Reilly
(Miami Beach, Florida, USA)
You can lose weight without starving yourself or without doing anything else extreme. Start off by implementing these ten healthy weight loss tips into your daily routine and watch the pounds drop off.
Break Bad Habits
Replace foods such as white bread with whole wheat bread and canned veggies with fresh or frozen veggies. Buy foods that have lower amounts of sugar in them.
Don’t eat or snack while watching TV because there is a tendency to eat more than needed. Think of other bad habits that you can break.
Take a Multi-Vitamin
Taking a multi-vitamin is very important because it helps you to get the proper nutrients.
When your body is lacking nutrients you will feel tired and lack energy. This also leads to sickness.
Do Not Eat Past 7 PM
This gives your body a chance to process food and burn fat. When you sleep your metabolism slows down so if you go to sleep after you eat your body will not burn off as many calories.
Get a Weight Loss Buddy
There are even online communities that you can tap into that will help you stay on track.
Exercise Self Control and Discipline
Losing weight does not happen overnight and it does not happen without effort. Make a commitment today to stick to your plan.
Eat Small Meals
It’s really important to not allow yourself to get hungry. If you wait to eat when you are really hungry, you will end up over eating.
The solution or *secret* is to eat healthy fruits, vegetables, proteins, and fiber through out the day.
Don’t Skip Meals
This is similar to the first weight loss tip. If you are busy make sure to have on the go food like protein bars or low calorie snacks.
You can through your body off track if you skip meals. Make sure to do everything in your power to prepare so that you do not go too much longer than three hours between meals.
The absolute best way to lose weight quickly is to get active. Try hard to fit in a cardio workout three to five times a week. If you do not have time to go to the gym, then put on a workout DVD, Fit TV, or make up your own routine.
The point is to get your heart rate up for 15-20 minutes. This boost in your heart rate will help you burn more calories. You’ll notice that you will lose weight quicker too.
Cut Out Sugar
Sugar is necessary for a healthy body; however, most people get way too much sugar. The sugars that should be consumed are in nutrient rich whole grains, cereals, fruits, and vegetables.
Table sugar and the sugar that is in candy and chocolates are the types of sugar that do not provide any nutrients and should be a limited part of your diet.
Drink Lots Of Water
The main component of our body is water. Our bodies need water to function properly. If you are trying to lose weight it is a good idea to replace sodas and juices with water.
In one bottle of juice you can easily consume 200-300 calories and 16-20 grams of sugar. Water is your best bet because it has zero calories, no sugar, and is readily available (free even).
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