Most of us would love to lose weight, but it can be a daunting task.
These Secret Tips will help you lose weight without paying a high price of a diet you can not stick to anyway.
Use a smaller plate. This will psychologically make you feel like you are eating more than you actually are eating.
Cook at home. People tend to eat more when eating out, and usually eat foods higher in calories. Use lean meat when cooking.
Snack to replace one of your meals per day. A great snack is air popped Popcorn
Also check out this website: 29 Healthy Snacks That Can Help You Lose Weight
Bake don’t fry. Try baking all your food instead of frying. There are plenty of baked recipes HERE That will save you a lot of calories. Use can buy an air fryer that will air fry food and save many calories. I use mine all the time. Air Fryer Recipes HERE
Cut out all bread and sugar from your diet. Now instead of burning carbs for energy, your body starts feeding off of stored fat. Removing sugars and starches (carbs) from your diet will reduce your appetite, lower your insulin levels and make you lose weight without hunger. My daughter did that and lost tons of weight. I know that it will be very hard to do. You can start slowly and do it every other day.
Watch your calories. Here is a great calorie calculator to see how many calories you should use to lose weight. Click on picture to take you to the website.
Eat smaller more frequent meals. You should eat at least 3 to 4 meals a day, with breakfast being your largest meal. Eat a high-protein breakfast. Each one of your meals should include a protein source, a fat source and low-carb vegetables. Eat your food slowly.
- Meat: Beef, chicken, pork, lamb, etc.
- Fish and Seafood: Salmon, trout, shrimp, etc.
- Eggs: Whole eggs with the yolk are best.
- Full list HERE
Don’t be afraid of eating fat, as trying to do both low-carb AND low-fat at the same time is a recipe for failure. It will make you feel miserable and abandon the plan.
- Olive oil
- Coconut oil
- Avocado oil
Drink plenty of water. Drinking water a half hour before meals will help curb your appetite.
Exercise in the coolest time of day. That’s because your metabolic rate increases to warm your body, and that bit of extra work means more burn
Don’t be too hard on yourself!!! Remember it did not take a week to gain that weight and it will take time to lose it. Start slowly with the above tips and work your way to using all of them. Do what works best for you.