There are various strategies that will help you lose weight and the first is being honest with yourself. In this article your will learn about those strategies that can make a big difference in your results.
Schedule your meals:
It is not good to eat randomly. If you cannot stop yourself from eating food at any odd hour your will never get slim. It is important not to skip meals especially breakfast. The night is the time when the body goes through long hours without feeding. Taking heavy meals in the evening has a drastic effect on any weight loss plan. A good number of calories taken in evening get stored in the body in the form of fats.
Keep an eye on what you drink:
Another important point is hidden calories in beverages. Juices often have more calories than sodas. This does not mean that you should take sodas as one glass of a carbonated drink can have up to 300 calories. Another strategy to feel full at meals is to start every meal with a soup or vegetable salad, or glass of water, because they occupy significant space in the stomach. Hotter liquids are even better as they give a sensation of fullness. Drinking a cup of green tea without adding any sugar will give you zero calories and you will get benefited by different herbal extracts that are known for their weight loss properties.
Try to choose foods with fibers:
Fiber is that part of food that is not digested. It is found in fruits, vegetables, in whole grains, legumes and in dietary supplements such as wheat bran, oats, wheat germ, flax seed or sunflower. Fiber is not digested and does not add calories, but it occupies space in the stomach and gives work the metabolism, increasing the calories the body spends.
Increase fibers in your diet:
Most vegetables and fruits are excellent choices, but beware of the avocado with coconut and nuts. They are high in fat and calories. Beware of products that claim to be diet or light. It is always better to read the label and compare the amount of calories and fats with the original product or with other brands of the same product. The label of diet does not mean that the product is free of calories. It means that its composition is modified with respect to the composition of the original product.