No fairy would come with her magic wand to make you fit in your dream dress. There is no magical food or pill that can make you slimmer overnight. To take-off weight and keep it off, you need to make some major changes in your lifestyle in order of your results to last. These are the 10 rules you should live every day. Thou Shalt:
1. Never Skip Your Breakfast
Before stepping out of the door, fuel up your body. Breakfast is a must for everyone. The report says that dieters who eat breakfast daily lose more weight. Healthy breakfast triggers your metabolism, thus helping your body burn more calories all day. Choose a filling breakfast wisely to start seeing a result sooner.
2. Eat Clean
Food is one of the crucial aspects of Losing Weight. Cut out the processed foods from your meal plan and eat the fresh foods straight from the earth like Fruits, Almonds, and Veggies. Always try to pick the natural and whole foods like wheat, oatmeal, etc. Cut out the junk and clean up your diet to start seeing massive changes in your body. After a few weeks, you will thank yourself and would think why you ever ate those junks.
3. Set Mini Goals
Weight Loss is a long journey and as you move on, you will find many things to reveal beyond the scale’s numbers. To realize how much progress you are making every day and to stay connected, set small goals, like slipping into a smaller size of jeans, grabbing heavier weights, and training for the race. These small wins are a worth celebration but not with unhealthy foods but with putting some extra effort in your small win like 10 min extra workout.
4. Be Committed (No Matter What)
Be loyal to yourself and stick to your weight loss journey. Instead of indulging yourself with Pizza in your friend’s party, opt for the salad with a low-calorie dressing or grab the fruit from the table. Make your commitment strong to your healthy lifestyle.
5. Downsize Your Serving Dishes To Control Portions
The report says that sticking to your weight loss journey is often mined over matter. That’s why cutting the size of your plate and bowls would cut the calories you serve yourself. Eat from a salad plate instead of a dinner plate and you would still think that you’re eating a large portion.
6. Drink More Water To Stay Hydrated
Believe it or not but this is true; Many people confuse hunger with dehydration. Keep your water bottle full all day long. Drink a glass of water before your every meal and replace your high-calorie beverages with water. You might burn 100 more calories simply by staying hydrated. Water is your best beverage. Not just your body, you skin and hair will also thank you for drinking more water.
7. Sleep Well
Regardless of how busy your schedule is, get at least seven hours of sleep every night. Do you know, when you sleep for a lesser time, your body produces more hormone that jump-starts your hunger and grounds you to retain fat. When you’re exhausted you might make wrong choices while choosing your food. The report says that people who sleep well eat 500 calories less than sleep-deprived people.
8. Plan Ahead
Your weight loss plan should also include sweet treat or special meal occasionally, however, it will only work if you are content about your indulgences and learn to plan ahead. Next weekend is your friend’s marriage, keep your diet extra clean. This way you would be able to enjoy with little more wiggle room.
9. Avoid Artificial Sweeteners
You may be surprised, but the report says that our system processes artificial sweeteners as sugar only. It has been found that Rats gave artificially sweetened food at more calories than rats provided food with normal sugar. So, if you take artificial sweeteners in the form of cookies, soda or cakes, avoid taking it now.
10. Reduce Stress
Your general well-being also affects your weight loss journey. As per a recent research, people with low-stress level loses more pounds than people with the high- stress level. Stress grounds our body to release more hormone named cortisol that is responsible for storing fat and for enhancing cravings for fatty foods.
The most crucial aspect of a weight loss plan is staying positive. If you remain positive and treat yourself with kindness, you’re able to stay on track for longer and bounce back faster. Laugh and leave a room to laugh.