You’ve likely heard the stories about the guy who stops drinking soda and then drops 10 pounds in a few months. Although those kinds of results may seem too good to be true, small lifestyle changes like that can result in fat loss. Hi viewers and welcome back to Bestie!
Manage your hunger: Whatever diet you choose — and many diets can help you lose weight — don’t give up because you get too hungry. Hunger is a normal response to reducing calories. When you eat less, your fat cells release more hunger hormones, which increases your appetite. Higher-protein and fiber meals are best for controlling your appetite.
Keep Your Meals Simple: The fewer complicated restrictions you have around your eating and exercising, the better. You need to find a style of eating that works for you.
Set Two Goal Weights: If you have a big goal to lose 20 or more pounds, it can be helpful to celebrate the smaller steps along the way. Let’s face it: the prospect of losing 20 pounds is daunting.
Change The Exercises You Do: Thousands of years of fighting for survival taught our bodies one simple thing: resources should be saved by any means possible.
Make Peace with the Weighing Scale: If the weighing scale is an instrument of torture, it’s time to make peace. Studies show that people who successfully lose weight and keep it off long-term weigh themselves regularly.
Shorten Your Eating Window: A series of new studies suggests that when you eat may be as important as what you eat.
Replace starters with salads: If you want to lose weight, then it’s time to ditch those starters for a bowl of salad.
Do Weight Training: Weight training is less effective for losing weight than cardio. But they help to keep up the metabolism which is important when you are on a long-term diet.
Skip sugary beverages: We just don’t feel full by liquid calories in quite the same way as real food.
Keep a food journal: Studies have shown that people who log everything they eat — especially while eating — are more likely to lose weight and keep it off. The habit also takes less than 15 minutes on average when you do it regularly.
Get Smaller Plates: The bigger your plate, the bigger your meal. How so? While smaller plates make food servings appear slightly larger, larger plates make food appear smaller—which can lead to overeating.
Get Enough Sleep: Research shows that if people are chronically sleep-deprived they eat more calories the next day. When you’re sleepy, the hunger hormone ghrelin increases, which means that you genuinely feel more hungry. Your brain function is also impaired so you can’t resist high-calorie foods as easily. Also your energy levels and motivation are going dip so you’re less likely to prepare healthy meals.Bestie