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Losing some extra pounds is not a difficult task. It is very possible, if you can change your lifestyle using 6 tips describe below.
In the 90% cases people are gaining weight by lack of physical activities and lifestyle. People are getting intellectual instead of physical jobs. Sitting in the office chairs all-day long has become normal for many of us. So stress, busyness and rush make us forget about regular food and stuff our stomachs with burgers, sodas, colas and packed foods.
Following 6 daily life tips will help you to lose your extra pounds, become more energetic and healthier.
1. Consume More Water
Over 60 percent of the human body consists of water. Water doesn’t help have any direct effect on weight loss but water helps our body to remove toxins, carries various nutrients into all our organs and cells and boosts your metabolism. All these things lead you to losing some extra pounds.
Start your day with a full glass of water in the morning before eating anything. Drink a glass of water before any meal. Take a bottle of water with you when you go to work or outdoors. Your body needs approximately 3-5 liters of water during one day.
2. Eat Fruits and Drink Fruit Juices
Fruits also help body to remove toxins and eating a variety of fruits also helps you get enough fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants. If you want to lose weight, you have to eat a different variety of fruits. Raw fruits are better than fruit juices but you can consume both.
Remember most fruit juices from stores are often sweetened. If you want to drink juices, make fresh juices yourself. If you think it takes too much of the time, then look for juices with labels that say “100% fruit juice” with no preservatives or artificial colors. These are much healthier for your body as long as they contain much more vitamins.
3. Eat Lots of Vegetables and Vegetable Salads
Vegetables are high in nutrition and fiber but low in calorie. That’s why you can eat vegetables when it comes to weight loss. Also they help us in rebuilding or fight against various diseases.
They help control blood glucose levels, reduce blood cholesterol and reduce the risk of colon and other cancers. All these features also help control your weight effectively.
If you feel that eating vegetables alone isn’t great choice for you, then make some salads. Mixing vegetables together give you even more different vitamins and health benefits.
Some of the vegetables are broccoli, spinach, beans, carrots, lettuce, cauliflower, radish, tomato, cabbage, mustard green, pumpkin, garlic, onions, cucumbers etc. There are tons of tasty, healthy salad recipes on the internet. You can also use your imagination to make some great salads.
4. Eat Only When You Are Hungry
Some people often eat anything without hunger. This bad habit also makes them unhealthy. Don’t eat, because you are offered to. Eat only when you want to.
Many people also like snacking. In between meals or when have nothing to do. Quit snacking. Most snacks like french-fries contain a lot of fat and calories. Replace your usual snacks with vegetables or fruits. These are healthy to your body and you’ll never get fatter, only thinner.
5. Carry Healthy Food with You
Many of us work busy office jobs and don’t have time to eat regularly. In this case, bring your own made food with you. Instead of bringing sandwiches with meat, take vegetable salads, carrots, chicken salads. Any low fat food will do. This way, you won’t have to wait for a break to fill your stomach. You’ll be able to have fixed times when eating food.
It’s also important to try to eat about 3 to 4 times a day, rather than 5 to 6 times. Eat in smaller quantities, but more often. This helps you to increase your metabolism.
6. Exercise When You Can
Exercising helps you burn your calories instead of storing them in your body as fat. Regular exercise for 30 minutes per day actually helps you get extra energy and make you feel much healthier.
You can also burn your calories having some kind of physical activities at home. If you have time, then try to do easy exercises every day.
All these 6 tips will help you to lose extra pounds, but only if you are determined and are ready to devote some of your time. Don’t expect to slim down 4 sizes after eating 5 carrots and drinking orange juice.
Your body, just like many things in this world, needs time. So be patient. And if you will honestly use at least some of these tips, you are going to change your lifestyle, which in the end will lead you to a thinner and healthier body.