6 Healthy Ways to Lose Weight

wtloss1

There are several ways using which you can lose your weight in the short term. But the healthy option would be to take it slow. Here are 6 prominent dieting tips which would help you lose weight and also keep your body healthy.

gif3

 
 

 

1.Ditch Added Sugar

wtloss2

Reducing the consumption of food which is high in added sugar is an important step towards losing weight. This excess sugar in aerated drinks and packed food is the primary reason for unnecessary weight gain and can also lead to health problems like heart disease and diabetes.

 

2.Fill up on Fiber

wtloss3

Beans, vegetables, whole grains and fruits are very good options for fiber-rich food. Other than being fiber-rich, they are also very healthy. The high fiber content in your diet can keep you full for a long time and stop unnecessary calorie intake. Having oats for breakfast and substituting snacks with nuts and seeds are other ways to increase fiber intake.

 
 

 

gif2

 

3.Minimize Distractions

wtloss4

Eating while watching TV or using your computer does not have any direct effects on your health. But the fact is that the distraction will make you concentrate less on how much food you eat and you might end up consuming more food than necessary. Unnecessary calories by default leads to unnecessary weight gain. Eating at the dining table helps you keep your mind on the food and savor it as well. 
 

 

4.Have a Protein-Rich Breakfast

wtloss5

A rich protein diet can help you stay active and stave away unnecessary snacking at odd hours. Having a proper breakfast high in protein can improve your appetite control through the day. Eggs are a very rich source of protein. Having eggs for breakfast can easily keep you on your food schedule throughout the day.

 

5.Shop Smart

wtloss6

Be a smart shopper and make a list of what is necessary before you enter the store. Stick to your list and don’t let your impulses control you. Another hack would be not to shop while you are hungry. While you are in an empty stomach you will feel the need to shop for unhealthy and unnecessary food items. Having a healthy meal before you go will give you a sense of satisfaction and also help you think straight.

 

6.Make Time for Yourself

wtloss7

Making sure you have at least a little time for yourself which is very important while you start focusing on weight loss. Responsibilities such as parenting, friendship, work and all other important things are bound to get in your way. But you must understand that only by staying healthy you can keep carrying out your responsibilities fruitfully. Give your workout schedule or your diet programme as much importance as you give to all your other responsibilities.

 

gif1


Do you have a question to ask a doctor online?

Ask a Doctor Online Now »






Recommended Links
Article: Smart Ways to Lose Weight
Following a strict diet and exercise routine can be a difficult task for many. This article will explain how you can smartly lose weight without sacrificing your favorite food or without vigorous exercises.... Read more »
Q: How can I lose weight?
I understand your concerns. Many persons on the 1200 calorie diet face a similar issue. Here are the tips to lose weight : You should eat small healthy snacks between main meals. Do more cardio exercise. Avoid eating... Read more »
Q: I am unable to lose weight although I eat less and be active. Why?
I just read your query and saw each one of your attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have more or less normal test results. A slightly low cortisol is acceptable. You certainly have lo... Read more »
Ask a Doctor Online? Ask Now!