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Tired of searching for the perfect diet to shed some pounds? If you want to lose weight once and for all simply follow these 17 scientifically proven tips on healthy eating.
- Add more protein to your diet. It suppresses hunger signals from your brain. Increasing your protein intake by 10% will keep you full much longer.
- Don’t drink water with your meals. When you drink (too much) water with your meal, it dilutes the stomach acid. Stomach acid is crucial to breaking down the food. If the stomach acid is diluted, the body can’t digest the food effectively. This can lead to nutrient deficiencies and weight gain. Instead, drink water in between your meals to Lose 10 Pounds In 10 Days Or Less.
- Get more fiber. Women need 25 grams of fiber per day, and men need 38 grams per day.
- Eat more soups. This way fluids are absorbed much slower, making you feel full for longer.
- Document your food intake. If you count your calories it will help you get a better idea of what you are eating throughout the day and will make it easier for you to cut down on unhealthy food.
- Drink simple black coffee. It has 10 calories in comparison to 100 in cappuccino. Also, make sure to choose The Best Times To Drink Coffee.
- Reduce your plate size. It is hard to turn down food when it is right in front of you, so eating out of a smaller plate will help you reduce the amount of food you eat.
- Get enough sleep. Sleep deprivation increases appetite, making it harder to lose weight.
- Don’t skip breakfast. It helps keep blood sugar levels regular and gives your metabolism a boost to burn more calories throughout the day.
- Stock the fridge with healthy food. This will help you have lots of fruit and veggies at hand for when you get hungry.
- Prepare your snacks in advance too to avoid going for less healthy options because you are in a hurry. Here are 7 Super Low-Calorie Snacks you might want to try.
- Eat slower. That is chew more slowly. The faster you eat the less time your body has to register that you are full, this leads to you eating more than you need.
- Freeze the leftovers. Don’t feel like you have to finish what you’ve cooked just because there is some left.
- Wait at least 20 minutes before you reach for more food. Give your body time to register fullness before grabbing seconds.
- Snack. Especially before dinner. Grabbing an apple or a banana will help you eat less at dinner time.
- Practice mindful eating. This includes turning off the TV while you eat. Watching television while eating is often linked to overeating.
- Watch out for the sugar you eat. Ditch added sugar and make sure that your favorite products don’t contain ‘hidden’ sugar.