10 Things To Do That'll Help You Lose Weight

Karishma Govil , 21 Mar 2018
Weight gain (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)
Weight gain (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

It’s always tough to lose that stubborn fat, isn’t it? You want to fit into that amazing outfit you bought thinking it’ll fit you once you lose a little weight. But that outfit has just been sitting at the back of your wardrobe for a while. We totally feel you. We’ve been there, and we want to help you. There are things you can do to help you get started with this process. Here they are:

1. Set A Goal

And don’t let that be a Monday. Make sure it’s literally the next day you decide to start. The more you procrastinate, the harder it’ll be to start.

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Water (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

2. Drink A Lot Of Water

Hydrated yourself. It’s good for your body and also fills you up a lot more. Hence, you won’t feel as hungry as you would before.

3. Substitute Sugar With Honey

Sugar is not that good for your body anyway. It’s better to switch to a healthier alternative. A spoon of honey, on the other hand is actually good for the body. It helps prevent cancer, increases athletic performance, and increases your immunity.

4. Switch To Olive Or Coconut Oil

The oil we use to cook our food is usually vegetable oil. This oil increases cholestrol and also increases fat storage in the body. Using small doses of coconut or olive oil in your food is beneficial as they both aid in weight loss and are far more nutritious than other oils.

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Running On A Treadmill (Image courtesy: Shutterstock)

5. Make Exercise Mandatory

Exercising helps in losing weight faster. It is good for blood flow, increases immunity, and also makes you a lot more energetic than before.

6. Say No To Processed Food

Cosuming processed food is definitely something you should avoid. Processed food is low in nutrition, contains artificial ingredients, is high in carbohydrates, and are filled with many preservatives that can harm the body in the long run.

7. Reduce Carbohydrate Intake At Night

Carbohydrates are necessary for the body. However, you must avoid eating carbs before bed as it could lead in weight gain.

8. Eat Small Meals

Eating smaller meals keeps your metabolism fast, provides frequent nutrition, and controls blood sugar.

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Fruits (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

9. Go Green

Start consuming more green vegetables. Our parents were right when they told us to eat our greens everyday. They contain fibres that help your bowel movement and also aid in losing weight.

10. Throw Away That Weighing Scale

The weighing scale is your enemy. It could be very deceptive. Instead, measure yourself in inches. It will be a lot more accurate.

It’s time to get off that couch and get motivated to lose some weight. Once you start noticing the difference, you’ll want to follow a healthy regime forever. Remember, a 30-day diet is not the answer, staying healthy is a lifestyle.

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