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December 31st, 2013 at 6:40 pm

Fight “The Battle Of The Bulge” And Win!

Shedding excess pounds really is easier than it’s made out to be. While losing weight takes significant persistence and restraint, it brings enormous satisfaction.

Drinking coffee is also a great way to start your weight loss. Drinking coffee can provide you with the energy that you need to work out.

In order to drop pounds, you must remain active. Engaging in an activity like walking or biking causes more calories to be burned than just sitting on the couch and watching TV. Just a small amount of activity on a daily basis is all it takes, so do your best to take some time from your television viewing to get in some exercise.

If you are going to eat out and you are watching your weight, pay close attention to your selection of dinner companions. Some studies have shown that people, male or female, eat less when eating with a man as opposed to eating with a woman. The reasons for this are still a mystery; however, it’s something to keep in mind when contemplating a night out with your girlfriends.

Fad Diets

Fad diets have a way of making you think you will lose weight fast. But if you are serious about shedding pounds, you would do well to avoid fad diets. Fad diets are exhausting, boring and very hard to stick to, especially if they focus on eating only one type of food. Even worse, you won’t learn anything about changing your everyday diet for the better. It’s best to choose a diet that teaches you how to make the healthiest choices.

Instead of mashed potatoes, try mashed cauliflower. The recipe is quite simple. All you need to do is cook cauliflower florets with a bit of chopped onion and water in a pot that is covered until tender. Once it is tender, puree the florets with veggies or with some chicken bouillon and seasoning to taste. This makes a filling side dish that is low in overall calories and carbs and provides a lot of nutrition. The cole family of vegetables, from which cauliflower comes, provides numerous vitamins and antioxidants.

When eating eggs, get rid of the yolk and eat the whites only. The yolk contains a lot of fat and cholesterol and does not represent a good nutritional choice. The egg whites will provide you with much needed protein.

Cut your caffeine intake for better weight loss. It has been proven that caffeine reduces your chances of burning fat.

Rather than eating big meals three times daily, consider six smaller ones. This keeps you from feeling hungry and helps you avoid large portions when you eat. This helps you eat less calories each day so you can reach your fitness goals.

Walnuts can help you fight cravings and lose weight. It has been studied and found that individuals that have walnuts with their first meal of the day will feel full for a while longer than those who skip the walnuts. Walnuts are also a delicious and healthy snack.

Plain Yogurt

Yogurt is a great snack to have when trying to lose weight. Make sure you select a low fat product or a plain yogurt. Along with a freshly sliced cucumber and some salt and pepper for seasoning, plain yogurt is the perfect ingredient for a crisp, refreshing salad. To avoid extra sugar in yogurt, buy plain yogurt and mix fresh fruit into it instead of buying flavored yogurt. Yogurt is high in calcium, making it a low calorie snack that is really healthy too.

You will lose more weight by staying away from lat night snacks. Food doesn’t metabolize well at night, so late-night eating is worse than eating throughout the day. Cutting out late-night dinners and midnight snacks can help you lose weight quicker.

You have now learned many different tricks for losing weight. You should see that is a doable task and that it can help you greatly, if you stay with it. Keep reading about weight loss to keep yourself motivated and to keep your approach fresh.

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