by Tara Zimliki
When you rise in the morning, your metabolism is slowest almost at a halt. To jumpstart your metabolic rate, eat a lean breakfast. Studies show breakfast eaters weigh less than non breakfast eaters, so make sure you start your day the right way.
1. GET YOUR WORKOUT IN
Scientific research has proven that aside from burning calories and bettering your health, exercising reduces your stress levels and helps you to lose weight. So make sure you get your workout in six days a week. This is one of the top scientific weight loss tips that really works.
2. EAT MINI MEALS THROUGHOUT THE DAY
Eating mini meals throughout the day will keep your metabolism going strong and you will be less likely to fall off the healthy eating program you have been on. The best thing you can do for your body is eat mini healthy meals and the worst thing you can do is skip meals. You will lose weight and be in a better mood by simply practicing these eating habits.
3. EAT BREAKFAST
When you rise in the morning, your metabolism is slowest almost at a halt. To jumpstart your metabolic rate, eat a lean breakfast. Studies show breakfast eaters weigh less than non breakfast eaters, so make sure you start your day the right way. My breakfast of choice is scrambled egg whites or a green smoothie.
4. HAVE AN APPLE A DAY
Do you know the old adage, an apple a day keeps the doctor away? Could this be true? Yes it is, because apples are loaded with nutrients to better your health along with boost your metabolic rate. Apples also have pectin in them (also found in pears) and this is a natural fat burner. Apples are also packed with soluble fiber (which helps to lower cholesterol), vitamin C, and water, so you will feel satisfied and you will eat smaller meals throughout the day. To add more flavor to your apple, spread organic peanut butter on apple slices for a longer lasting appetite suppressor and some protein to aid your weight loss goals.
5. HAVE SOME SOUP
According to a Penn University study, consuming soup before your main entrée can save up to 700 calories a week. In this study subjects who consumed soup before lunch consumed 100 fewer calories at that meal. So go ahead and have some soup so that you can slim down to look leaner and reach your weight loss goals!
6. HAVE MORE GREENS
To get plenty of fiber and phytonutrients and aid your weight loss goals, makes sure you eat your greens. You can attain your goal of at least 6 servings of greens a day by having 2 salads a day, veggies for 2 snacks, adding veggies to your morning egg white omelet, and having a green shake. This is an easy peasy way to add veggies into your day!
7. GET MORE SLEEP
If you are sleep deprived, research has shown that your body will secrete the hormone cortisol, which is a weight gainer. To avoid this weight gain, make sure you get more sleep. It is recommended that you get between 8-10 hours a sleep a night (this would be a dream for me with three kids). Get as much sleep as you for better health.
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