Six Tips To Help You Lose Weight

1. Enjoy your favorite foods!

Experts say it’s not good solution to blacklist a favorite food. We must not give up foods we love; instead we should become a smart buyer. Thus, instead of buying a box / bag (a larger quantity) of food that may increase your appetite; limit yourself to a few pieces. You can enjoy your favorite foods, even if they are high in calories. The solution is simply to eat them in moderation.

2. Protein at every meal!

Protein is more filling than carbohydrates or fats. A diet rich in protein and moderate carbohydrate intake combined with a regular exercise program is the solution offered by experts from the University of Illinois. A great protein intake preserves and encourages fat burning, muscle tone, maintaining a feeling of fullness over long periods. So do not forget to include protein into your healthy diet. Protein sources are: yogurt, cheese, nuts and beans.

3. Store only healthy foods in the kitchen!

If you have healthy options for snacks, easy to prepare and always at hand it will be much easier to lose weight. Instead of ordering a pizza or picking up fast-food. It’s better to have fresh or frozen vegetables, canned fruits, cereal, brown rice, etc..

4. Pass over pasta in favor of vegetables!

If you limit the consumption of pasta and bread and replace it with vegetables; this will help you lose weight over a few months.

5. Use non-food alternatives to cope with stress!

How do you cope with stressful periods? You’d better prepare before some non-food tactics to rely on when you’re stressed. A few suggestions are read a book, listen to music, write in a journal, practice meditative techniques or browse an album with photographs of people dear to you. Herbal Drinks like Kava can also be helpful in moderation.

6. Being active!
Do not use sports as punishment for a meal you just ate. You will sabotage yourself in a negative way every time. It is much better to think about the benefits that exercise can bring: well-being, restful sleep and a lot more energy and let’s not forget a toned body. Also, keep in mind that muscles burns fat!