Losing weight may not be easy but if you follow some basic rules you will lose weight quickly and enjoy the results for a long time. Recent studies have shown that when you start to lose weight substantially, you body fights back to gain weight again. Despite such roadblocks many people have lost weight successfully and maintained it for a long time.
How is this possible? Below are top 9 tips advised by weight loss and obesity experts for people who are planning to lose weight.
1. Avoid Soda Completely
All sugary drinks have empty calories which doesn’t fill you up. All it will do it give you belly fat and zero nutritional value. Drink healthy fruit juice instead.
2. Do not focus on calories
Pay attention to the quality of food that you consume and not the calories. The calories we get from nutritional food are not same as the calories we get from unhealthy junk food.
3. Stick to the basics
Maintain a healthy diet and engage in some kind of physical activity that you love every day. The challenge here is how you will actually accomplish that in today’s busy environment. It might seem difficult in the beginning but as you get a hang out of it, it will come to you naturally.
4. You weight goal
Don’t set an unrealistic weight goal that will be impossible to reach. This is will only affect you negatively, both body and mind. Instead try to aim for a ‘happy weight’ goal which will not only improve your health physically but also psychologically.
5. Commit to change yourself
Before starting anything you need to have a proper mindset willing to make some permanent changes in your lifestyle. No matter what kind of treatment you take to lose weight with less effort, they will only help in short term weight loss but not help you in long term.
6. Eating delicious food
Your diet should contain food which is delicious to eat, satisfies you your hunger and also fills your body with nutrients. Many people think diet means avoiding food and being hungry. Hunger reduces will power and that is the reason why most diets fail. People go back to binge eating after a failed diet. Educate yourself on how to diet properly so that your diet won’t be another diet.
7. Like minded support
Start with making small changes in your life that you can stick to. Be with likeminded people who can take part in your changes and also support you in every way. Such changes will bring drastic outcome in your goal to lose weight.
8. Educate yourself
The culprit is not the individual who is making bad choices. It is food environment we live in. You need educate yourself about the food you eat every day. The advantages it has on our body, the nutrients it provide, the pros, cons and how it affects your body. By making changes in your food environment you are one big step closer to your weight loss goal.
9. Eat in moderation
You can eat anything you want, but it must be always in moderation. Craving is very dangerous to your diet and eating your favorite food once in a while will help curb your cravings and help you stick your diet. But be sure to always eat in moderation.