1. Think Addition not subtraction :
A recent study found that eating five portions of fruits and veggies a day is a great way to live a disease-free life. Fruits are natural super-foods with immense benefits that help in weight loss – they are high in fiber, contain natural sugars and help keep hunger pangs at bay. One portion of fruit is defined as 80g of fruit so one medium-sized apple would constitute one portion. Here are the top 7 fruits for weight loss :
2. Forget about exercising :
Physical activity increases the amount of energy (calories) you burn. Most weight-loss programs incorporate an exercise program-such as jogging or biking. And you can also use more energy by changing some of your routine activities, such as washing your car yourself instead of going to a car wash. Choosing social activities that increase activity, such as joining a gardening club or dancing, also increases the calories you burn.
3. Avoid Sugar – quitting sugar guarantees you’ll lose weight :
It’s been labelled “deadly”, “addictive”, “toxic”, “sweet poison” and blamed for the rise in global obesity in recent years.” Get rid of the white toxin from your diet and you’ll free up your body to drop those excess kilos”
4. Don’t skip out on breakfast :
Studies show making breakfast a daily habit can help you lose weight
“People skip breakfast thinking they’re cutting calories, but by mid-morning and lunch,
that person is starved,”
“Breakfast skippers replace calories during the day with mindless nibbling at lunch and dinner. They set themselves up for failure.”
5. Lighten the load :
No one can go without eating their favorite foods whole life, it’s unrealistic and unsustainable. But there is a way , instead of eating it regularly , try to cut it from list but u can have it weekly or occasionally.
6. Water , water , Water :
If You’re looking for quick and easy ways to lose weight, look no further than your very own kitchen. Your water faucet can help shed the water weight and help you look healthier and thinner. According to the Food and Nutrition Board at the Institute of Medicine, healthy women should ingest about 11 cups (91 oz.) of water whereas healthy men should around 15 cups (125 oz.) of water a day, from all food and beverages. Your daily intake of water is affected by age, weight, activity level, and environmental factors such as altitude. With just drinking two cups of water before you consume all of your three meals, you can lose the weight and keep it off.
Increase your water consumption in your diet by following these quick-and-easy, cost effective ways to lose weight.
i) Drink Water Every Two Hours
ii) Add Flavor To Your water
iii) Opt For Green Iced Tea
iv) Eat Your Water
Fruits that contain a high percentage of water should be consumed to increase your water intake. Studies show Watermelon is made up of 92 percent water and approximately 6 percent sugar
v) Water In Soup
Aside from consuming fruits, hot and cold soups can help boost your water consumption.
“Incorporate chilled soups such as melon soups, gazpacho as well as hot soups including vegetable, broths, minestrone, lentil and more,”
7. Reduce Stress :
Anxiety is a powerful trigger for weight gain. Here’s how to stop it—fast. For most of us, stress is a fact of life. Unfortunately, research reveals that it’s also a fact of fat. “Even if you usually eat well and exercise, chronic high stress can prevent you from losing weight—or even add pounds. Chronic stress may increase levels of stress hormones such as cortisol in your body. This can cause increased hunger and result in weight gain. If you’re looking to lose weight, you should review possible ways to decrease or better handle excessive stress in your life. Although this often demands substantial changes, even altering small things – such as posture – may immediately affect your stress hormone levels, and perhaps your weight.
You should also make an effort to get enough good sleep, preferably every night. Strive to wake up refreshed of your own accord, independently of the alarm clock. If you’re the kind of person who always gets brutally woken up by the alarm ringing, you might never be giving your body adequate rest.
8. Healthy Supplements :
However ugly truth about most of the magic pills and potions people use to “melt fat away.” A researcher at Oregon State University did an extensive review of all the evidence around weight loss supplements. It’s bad news for those trying to find that magic pill or potion to lose weight and keep it off. It just does not exist.
“There is no evidence that any one supplement does this. And some have side effects ranging from the unpleasant, such as bloating and gas, to very serious issues such as strokes and heart problems.”.