Tips to loose unwanted weight

screen-shot-2017-02-14-at-11-48-30The trick is not to put on weight in the first place, but of course this is easier said than done, if we were all perfect we would not be human. Nevertheless despite the daunting task ahead, whatever the reasons and whenever you’re hoping to slim down it is never too late.

Tips for eating fewer calories:

  • Do not add any processed sugar to foods or drinks
  • Avoid sugary drinks
  • Avoid faddy diets
  • Train yourself to eat slower and chew your food carefully
  • Try not to snack between meals
  • Eat your evening meal early
  • Do not snack after your meal until bedtime – if peckish try a herbal tea
  • Have no processed sugar for breakfast – see ultimate breakfast bowl
  • Distract yourself from thinking about food
  • Avoid processed food
  • Eat less fatty foods e.g. deep fried
  • Never eat the batter on fish
  • Avoid pastries, pies, pasties, donuts, cakes, muffins
  • Cut fat off the meat
  • Eat less meat more fish
  • Eat a large salad with every meal (as this fills you up)

Tips for burning up more calories

  • Go for a short walk before breakfast (extends over night fasting period)
  • Do some physical activity everyday
  • Join an exercise  class
  • Aim for at least 3 hours of moderate to vigorous exercise a week
  • Use the stairs not the lift or escalator