Eating well and losing the pounds
When most people think about losing weight and eating, they think about dieting. Unfortunately, all of the fad diets out there tend to cause people to gain weight.
Because they starve them to death and the person eventually breaks down and eats everything in sight because they are so darn hungry. They also deprive them of the foods that they love.
This is not a way to lose weight, nor is it a way to live.
You only cause yourself stress, which actually causes you to gain weight!
So, in eating right there a few tips that you can follow each and every day and they’re not going to deprive you of the foods that you love, but treat those foods as luxury items so you enjoy them that much more.
- Eat fresh fruit and vegetables that have high water content. These are foods like tomatoes, watermelons, cantaloupe, kiwi, grapes – you get the idea. All of those fresh and flavorful juicy fruits and veggies are good for you. These items contain about 90 to 95% water, so you can eat a lot of these and they will fill you up without adding on the pounds.
- Eat fresh fruit instead of processed fruit. Anything that is processed has more sugar. And with added sugar there comes added calories as well.
- Increase your fiber intake as much as you can. This usually means eating more fruits and veggies. Also fiber cleans the intestinal system. And that means you will look thinner. As well as lose some pounds in the process.
- Veggies are your friends when it comes to shedding pounds. There are tons of options here and you may even want to try some you haven’t had in the past. The leafy green varieties are the best and you always want to work in a salad when you can. Salads are packed with nutrients as long as you don’t pour too much dressing on and load them with too much cheese. The leafy greens also have a lot of natural water.
- Eat only when you are hungry. Be sure to drink a glass of water first to determine if you really are hungry or if you are really thirsty. Many people have the tendency to eat when they see food. It doesn’t mean they are hungry; they just want to eat it. Don’t eat anything you’re offered unless you really are hungry. If you feel you must eat it out of being polite, just nibble, don’t have a meal.
- Try to eat as slow as possible. It takes time for your brain to realize that you are actually not hungry. It can be even up to 10 minutes. So if you eat fast when you realize you are not even hungry you already overate. You might know that feeling when your tummy is in pain and stretches.
These were basically free ways to lose weight.
Just exchange around what you eat and even to save money on less food.
Fat and weight loss is such an important aspect in our life today because we are fatter now than we have ever been. The word “weight loss programs” will catch the attention of anybody listening in on a conversation or watching television. In fact, that’s one of the most popular keywords searched on the Internet today.
The main reason that we are so overweight is because of our relationship with food. In our society, we tend to concentrate on quantity. We simply want as much as we can get instead of the best food that we can get. Quantity always beats out quality, when it should be exactly the opposite of that.
Once you’ve decided to lose weight, it can be difficult to determine where exactly you should get started. If you have a strong resolve to get going and to lose weight, it is possible. You just have to figure out how to say “no.”
Everybody is different. You’re not going to find another person who has the same metabolism as you or who burns fat the same way as you. You may weigh exactly the same as a person next to you, but if you both were to start an exercise and diet program you both might not have the same results two weeks or even a month later, even if you did everything the same exact way each day. In saying this, it’s important to realize that not everybody utilizes food in the same way either.
What may cause one person to gain a pound may not do the same to another.
The bottom line is that today’s society has to work a lot harder than societies of the past. Sixty years ago women and men were thin because they had to work. Manual labor was a requirement or you wouldn’t be able to eat. You had to go gather eggs from the hen house if you want eggs, you had to go milk the cows for fresh milk and you had to plow the fields to grow your vegetables.
If you wanted beef, well you had to know a little something about fattening up a calf and getting it butchered. That’s the way life was back then and technology has taken away all of this manual work. So, instead we have to watch what we eat and we have to go make ourselves exercise.
It is very important to understand that you weight loss goals are very dependent on how much you are willing to work at it.
And of course I should not forget the workout routines. But that will be in another time…
There are a lot of side effects of being overweight. I know, I have been there. I had my share of low back pain because I sit too much. I was unmotivated for training, so that’s why I started to change my eating habits.
But with the shrinking weight there came new problems. I so was “forced” to do some training. For example this one to shape that booty.
Right now I can say it was worth it, but I am still in the journey not on the destination. Wish you success. And remember if you want outside motivation you can always check out our other channels as well
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