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I have been reading a book called Flat Belly Diet. And I tell you it works. It talks about the right fats you should eat and I have been following it and I have lost 6 pounds in five days being on this diet.
When you're starting to feel weak, and the bowl of candy on your neighbor's desk, or the tray of muffins in the conference room is calling your name....chew gum. #1...your mouth is now busy & #2...your mouth is now minty, so it'd be like eating after brushing your teeth...ick!
I have my goal weight written down. I carry it in my pocket. It is framed on my desk, and a mini version is taped to my steering wheel. If I find myself ready to stray or ready to take a portion that is too large, I just have to ask myself...Will this help me get to ___?
.Any form of physical activity boosts your chances of loosing weight. Switch it out to stay interested.It took me 6 months to get into shape ,I now have a new out look,on exercise.Start out with whatever you can do and soon you will be adding to your routine.
Throw out all the foods you shouldn't eat. Only keep healthy whole foods in the house! You will have weak moments, and you can't eat junk if it isn't there. I've kept the weight off for over 3 years now, but I'm still working on dropping more.
I drink one litre of water first thing in the morning. Then i boil a large mug of water with 2-3 grams of cinnamon powder. After straining the cinnamon i add herbal tea and one teaspoon of honey before drinking. Breakfast starts with fruits. I have replaced sugar with sugar free tablets.
The most important secret to weight loss is that you have to be mentally prepared not to diet ,but to make a life style change. Rather than a bacon omelet and toast w/butter to start the day - eat "Egg beaters" with onions and broccolli - low cal and very filling.
I made a chart to write everything I eat on it. I have the time of day , item, calories and carbs. I try to stay at 1600 calories a day. I am more aware of what I eat and avoid cheating because I don't want to write it on my chart. I reward myself with lettuce salads when I get craving.