With so many people today wanting to lose weight, they search high and low for breakthrough dieting products that guarantee to work and have often been very disappointed by its failed attempts. Also another thing that concerns many is whether certain things may affect your health in some way so are forever searching for a way that does not compromise your health by taking pills or tablets that are supposed to shed the pounds.
So here are eight tried and tested tips for you to take away and use in your daily routine:
1) keep a watch on the amount of calories you intake every day
What this basically means it that you need to letting out more calories then you take into your body, this can be done through regularly exercising or just as you go about your life day to day such as running up the stairs, walking in the garden and so on.
2) Let’s see what you’ve eaten!
Keep a note of what you eat every day in a small notepad which means writing down all that you have drunk, everything you have eaten and even those little snacks that you think do not count. To keep you on top of the game you can write on the calories or ingredients of some foods if you have time by simply looking on the packets or on websites for recipes.
3) Time to cross off the junk food!
This is sometimes painful as you see what you shouldn’t be eating and its clear you need to reduce your intake of this food however its one of your favorites! But it is a lot easier than you think to lessen the calorie intake for example by replacing a creamy latte with an organic black coffee is a great way to start the morning and the diet!
4) Out with the old and in with the new!
Try to get rid of those old unhealthy favorites you may have and replace them with healthy alternatives such as whenever you want to drink a fizzy drink, try water or fresh juice instead. Also this means your meals will be healthier as well ensuring that the less chemicals the better.
5) Get rid of those high-calorie meals
Look again for healthy replacements for these meals or maybe by replacing side dishes such as the ever so delicious chips or pasta salads with fresh vegetables and salads which will certainly help you to loose weight.
6) Begin well end well.
Have a good breakfast, preferably avoiding the fry ups and eat a healthy breakfast which enables your body to metabolize the food much faster and reduces the chance of you getting hungry before lunch. And hunger means snacking!
7) plan what you are going to eat
Always plan in advance what your meals of the day will be. This way you can look at the healthiest most nutritious options for tasty meals either online or in cookbooks.
8) keep a watchful eye on how big your meal portions are
The perfect way to do this is by purchasing 100 calorie food packaging’s so they already come with the right portion and are in a range of many snack foods you can get from your local supermarket!