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Simple Way to Loose Weight

  • First of all we must be determined to remain slim and work towards it.  Develop a mind set towards it.
  • Set realistic goals. 
  • Make lifestyle changes like giving up alcohol, smoking, avoiding fatty food, refined food,...
  • Include fresh foods as far as possible as processed foods tend to contain high level of salt and sugar.
  • Do not expect immediate results.
  • Never go for crash diets instead reduce weight gradually and slowly.
  • Never skip meals as you tend to overeat, the next meal. Do not skip breakfast in particular.
  • Have your last meal of the day, three hours before going to bed.
  • Include lot of fiber in your diet as it gives a feeling of fullness, thereby preventing you from gorging spicy and fatty food.
  • Eat slowly and chew your food well as it helps in digestion and also we tend to eat less.
  • Nuts contain lot of fiber .They are satisfying and cause people to eat less at meal time.
  • Take warm lime juice mixed with honey the first thing in the morning.
  • Go for skimmed milk.
  • As far as possible avoid weight loss supplements.
  • When you have cravings for sweets, take a fruit instead.
  • When you have cravings for certain type of food like chocolates or ice cream, once in a while, you can take in small quantities .
  • Take fruits and vegetables which has lot of water content like watermelons, cucumbers and white pumpkin.
  • Keep yourself engaged in some creativity as boredom leads to overeating.
  • Drink lot of water, at least 8 glasses (3-4 liters) per day.
  • Use the stairs instead of lift. Park the car a little far away and walk to your office. Use every opportunity to be physically active.
  • Walk, Walk and Walk as much as possible. Even if you are busy, go for walk at least 5 days a week.
  • Yoga, jogging, swimming, cycling, running accelerates weight loss. Consult a physician before starting any weight loss program. Yoga combined with healthy eating will certainly help in weight reduction.
  • Make your Yoga/exercise session enjoyable.
  • Keep yourself  free of stress
  • Finally, weight loss is a slow process, so do not get disappointed and give up.