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5 simple things you can do to lose weight without dieting

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From MagForWomen

Make sure you include some whole grains and fruits into your breakfast menu. They’ll keep you healthy and fit.

For many people, dieting is harsh. It means not only cutting down the amount of food they eat, but it literally means cutting down the amount of pleasure or joy they get. This is why, many diets do not work. Great news is, there are many ways to lose weight without dieting. Let’s take a look at some of them.

1. Watch what you drink

Drinking enough water is crucial for one’s health. But, drinking sweetened drinks can only add up calories. Just check it out: a glassful of sweet soda contains your daily dose of sugar. It is hard to stop and get just one glass. Most people drink couple of them at a time. This adds a huge amount of calories to their ration, but it does not take away their hunger. So, watch what you drink and you’ll start losing weight faster.

2. Start your day with a meal

Yes, that’s right: eat to lose weight. When you have breakfast, you get yourself energized for the day and eat less throughout the day. This helps to lose weight without dieting. Make sure you include some whole grains and fruits into your breakfast menu. They’ll keep you healthy and fit.

3. Eat lean meat at every meal or snack you take

This would supply your body with proteins and keep you full for longer periods of time. If you learn to control your hunger, you can learn to lose weight fast.

4. Offer yourself healthy food options

This means you should supply your home with a bunch of healthy foods, available to you for snacks and meals. And go to healthy food restaurants. When you plan to go out, eat a snack, so you would not be tempted to eat more than you really need.

5. Reduce calories you consume in concomitant foods

You consume many calories in salad dressings, mayonnaise or in milk or other dairy products. Sometimes they even add sugar to those dressings. You may select less calorie concomitant foods and lose weight without denying yourself a pleasure to eat your favorite foods.

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  • Ok! So is started a new weight-loss and fitness program with my friend Eke. My plan is to drop from a 12 to a 10 and lose 10kg in 3 months (that’s by March). This would surely help.

    Uwa Odefa January 2, 2013 6:51 pm
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