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Weight loss Management Tips

Posted Nov 25 2012 12:17am

Being thin and skinny is the fad nowadays. That is why there are a lot of diet tips are spreading everywhere. But then, those tips are still useful if you are not following these simple ways:

  • Drink plenty of water
plenty of water
Water replenishes our body and soul.

The first thing to remember is not to confuse being thirsty from being hungry because sometimes we think that we are hungry but then, what we need is just a drink to satisfy our thirst.  Drinking plenty of water could make your stomach full and will not make yourself hungry. So, drinking more water could minimize the caloric intake of foods in your body.

Not all drinks are good most especially carbonated, sports drinks and juices because they contain high in sugar which is high in calories. A plain water or zero sugar beverages are the best to drink when you are counting your calories.

Studies have shown that if you drink plenty of water, it aids faster metabolism of foods thereby, promoting weight loss. The average amount of water should be 10 glasses or more. So, if you are serious about losing weight, don’t take water for granted.

healthy foods
What you eat is what you are.

They say, what you eat is what you are! That is absolutely true. When you are watching your weight, watch also the foods that you put in your mouth. Sometimes we cannot avoid unhealthy foods such as fast foods that is why make a diet plan and a list of the foods that are healthy so that you will not lose track. Also, cook your own food in order for you to watch out the ingredients and condiments you will use.

  • Eat small, frequent meals.

Eating more frequently sounds wrong right? But what is meant here is you eat frequently in small healthy servings like fruits and vegetables. These foods are rich in vitamins, nutrients and minerals that will give us energy. This will make you feel aside from the water mentioned above.

Vegetables and fruits also contain fiber which aid in easier digestion which makes you healthy. Aside from fiber, it also contains natural sugar which is healthy even in high amounts.

Avoid eating junk foods, carbonated drinks and foods high in preservatives because aside from its harmful effects, these foods can also lead to water retention which will contribute to weight gain.

  • Being Active is healthy
benefits of regular exercise
Being active is healthy.

Exercise is very important if you are on a diet. It will not just make your muscles lean, but it will also help prevent diseases such as stroke and hypertension.

Be active as much as you can because it can help shed unwanted pounds and may contribute to your weight loss. Just always remember that a diet plan without exercise is very useless. So, start now and be active!

I hope these tips could help you a lot when you are managing your weight. Just always put in mind that losing weight and being healthy don’t happen overnight, it needs compliance, self-discipline and awareness.

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