09 Aug 20 Healthy Tips for Losing Weight
Obesity is the global health problem that causing various serious health risks like diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, osteoarthritis, endometrial cancer etc. The junk food and unhealthy diet are the two major reasons behind the increasing ratio of obesity. However, people become very health conscious and start practicing weight reduction exercises and following healthy tips to lose weight. The few simple and healthy weight loss tips can help you to reduce excessive fat from body such as:
1. Target practical weight reduction goals – half or one Kg per week is a healthy weight reduction. The sudden reduction may cause other health issues and it doesn’t last for longer.
2. Keep a check on your diet – person should keep a check on his/her daily food consumption. It helps to calculate calorie counts and makes diet plan accordingly.
3. Motivate yourself – keep yourself inspired for losing weight. You can hang a picture of slim or perfect figure that you want to achieve or a pair of tight jeans, you want to get in.
4. Surround yourself with supportive people – the support of family and friends helps you to lose weight, than the people who don’t have friendly or supportive environment.
5. be regular with your exercise regimen – Studies show that regular exercise and rigorous physical activities reduce extra flab from the body like walking, cycling, rope skipping etc.
6. Keep check on portions – the proportion of every intake has lot to do with weight reduction, especially the fat and sugar proportions. The small proportions have low-calorie counts and make you feel filling.
7. Reduce consumption of high calorie foods – it won’t be wrong to have a small treat of such foods like one piece of cookie or half piece of chocolate. You just need to take them in limited quantity and balance the extra caloric counts with exercise.
8. Change habit of picking food from refrigerator – Usually, obese people have habit to pick and eat food stored in refrigerator that makes them fat. Try to get rid of this habit or store lot of fruits and healthy snacks in refrigerator.
9. Prepare and follow healthy food list – You can make a list of healthy recipes or foods that help in weight reduction.
10. Avoid fasting – there is a myth that fasting helps in weight reduction, but the fact is it causes obesity. Regular meals and intake of healthy snacks play an important role in weight management.
11. Eat lots of raw vegetables and fruits – a plate full of raw vegetables and fruits has higher satiety value and low caloric count, replace it with junk foods like burgers, pizzas, soft drinks etc.
12. Add ‘impulse fruits’ – some fruits don’t require much cutting, slicing and preparation, add them in your diet like grapes, bananas, apples, pears etc.
13. Make some smart changes – like using skimmed or double toned milk, low-fat cheese, cream and snacks. You can prepare low-fat recipes.
14. Count on liquid calories – the high caloric value of soda and soft drinks make you flabby such as sport drinks, iced tea, alcoholic beverages etc. Take lots of water, you can flavor it with lemon, cucumber or mint.
15. Eat slowly – slow down your eating speed as it takes nearly 20 minutes for stomach to convey a message to brain that now, it is full.
16. Drink water before meal – it is advised to take two glasses water before having a meal. It helps to reduce the food consumption.
17. Use small serving bowls – small size serving plates, glasses, blows help you to reduce food intake.
18. Avoid late night eating – after eight it’s too late to have dinner or snacks. The late night food adds many Kgs.
19. be active and walk daily – it is recommended by the health experts to walk around 4 to 5 miles on daily basis. The distance depends on your steps length.
20. Take good sleep.