6 Healthy tips to lose weight

Add these tips and trick to your health regime and let the magic work!

Updated on Jan 25, 2019 12:24 PM IST  |  2.8M
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Aren’t we all a part of that weary race to get rid of the excess belly fat, the saggy arms, fat legs and basically every inch that is an excess? The intermittent and never ending diet plans and fasting are quite popular these days. People usually tend to go to any crazy extend to get that flattering physique. The ceaseless trial and error game with weight loss can be super tiring after a point. Try theses 6 TRIED and TESTED tips and tricks to get that healthy yet befitting body.

Cut back on added sugar

It is very important to understand the distinction between added sugars and sugars that occur naturally in foods like fruits and vegetables. Added sugar is abundant in candies, processed foods and baked products making it one of the most harmful ingredients in modern day diet. It is one such calorie raisers with no added nutrients and may damage your metabolism in the long run. Intake of too much sugar can result in various health issues; type 2 diabetes, obesity, heart diseases and weight gain. What is the safe amount of sugar that can be consumed per day? According to health experts, the maximum amount of sugar intake by males shouldn't exceed 37.5gm (150 cal) and for females, it is 25gm (100 cal). Try cutting down on added sugar and you’ll see your inches go down instantly.

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Drink Green Tea

Don’t cringe! Many of us cannot stand the smell or taste of green tea, but among the benefits it has to offer, weight loss is on the top. It is loaded with powerful antioxidants which are believed to work synergistically with caffeine to enhance fat burning. Drink a cup every morning which will help cleanse the toxins in your system, and it also boosts the fat burning process.

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Calorie control

Portion control or calorie control, meaning simply eating less can be very useful. This is infact one of the most used strategy to lose weight. Eating less if fine but quality of your diet matters. Eating 100 calories of spinach will affect your health differently than 100 calories of fries. Try keeping a food diary or taking pictures of your meals which can help you lose weight. You can even try a Calorie In and Calorie Out challenge.

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Chew at a slower pace

According to studies, if you chew slower, your calorie intake will go down and increase the production of hormones linked to weight loss. Consider chewing thoroughly as it can also help in reducing the calorie intake during a meal.

Don’t diet

Most commonly dieting ends up being a pattern of losing weight, regaining it and then dieting again. If anything, people who diet tend to gain more weight over time, and studies show that dieting is a consistent predictor of future weight gain. Instead of going for a diet, eat healthy and consciously regularly. This will automatically bring down the chances of weight gain.

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Drink plenty of water

Since forever, drinking water has been thought to help with weight loss. Obesity can be prevented by increasing the intake of water. As water does not carry any calories, an increased intake can reduce the risk of long-term weight gain and obesity, especially in children. It is a advised to drink at least 2 litres of water per day. If you are not doing this already, start by adding one cup of water to your daily water consumption and replace your other drinks with water.

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