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- Eat breakfast
Breakfast is not necessary for weight loss. However, you may lose out on critical nutrients and find yourself nibbling more during the day.
- Eat regularly
Eating regularly throughout the day aids in calorie burn. It also inhibits the urge to snack on high-fat and sugary foods.
- Eat loads of fruits and vegetables.
Vegetables and fruits are usually lower in calories and fat and higher in fiber, all needed for weight loss. In addition, they are loaded with vitamins and minerals.
- Get moving
Being active helps you lose and keep weight off. Exercise, in addition to having many health benefits, can assist in burning calories that diet alone cannot.
- Stay hydrated
Some people mix up thirst with hunger; they drink additional calories when a glass of water is all they need.
- Eat lots of fiber.
Fiber-rich foods make you feel fuller for longer, which is ideal for weight loss. Vegetables and fruits, oats, wholegrain bread, brown rice, pasta, beans, peas, and lentils are rich in fiber.
Reading food labels might help you make healthier choices. Use the calorie information to figure out how a food fits into your daily calorie allowance.
- smaller plate
Smaller dishes can help you eat fewer. You can slowly get used to eating fewer portions by using smaller plates and bowls. To avoid overeating, eat slowly and stop eating before you’re full.
- No food bans.
Avoid excluding foods from your diet, especially those you enjoy. Food bans increase cravings. You can enjoy a treat now and then as long as you keep it under your daily calorie restriction.
- Don’t keep junk food like chocolate, cookies, crisps, and sweet drinks around to avoid temptation. Instead, eat healthy snacks, including fruit, unsalted rice cakes, oat cakes, popcorn, and fruit juice.
- Less alcohol
As little as a glass of wine has as many calories as a chocolate bar. So, overdosing on alcohol can easily lead to weight gain.
- Make a menu
Plan your meals for the week, keeping track of your calorie intake. Make a weekly shopping list.