Never skip breakfast
Eating breakfast helps you control your weight. Many people think that if they skip
breakfast, they will lose weight. Skipping meals isn`t the solution, because you can miss out
on essential nutrients and probably encourage you to snack more throughout the day
because you feel hungry.
Eat regular meals
It`s the same as skipping breakfast, many people think that if they skip meals will lose
weight, but eating regularly during the day can help you to burn calories faster. It also
reduces the temptation to snack on foods which are high in fat and sugar.
Plan your meals
Make sure you stick to your calory allowance by planning your breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Make your schedule for seven days meals and snacks and make a shopping list when you do
it. Avoid making shopping lists when you are hungry as that can lead you to high-calorie
Get more active
The key to losing weight and keeping it off sure is a regular activity. Exercise can help you
burn off the excess calories, as well as providing numerous health benefits.
Drink plenty of water
People sometimes confuse thirst with hunger, that`s why they usually end up consuming
extra calories when a glass of water is what they need. Simple as that. You should aim to
drink a few glasses of water every day.
Eat lots of fruit and vegetables
Fruit and vegetable contain plenty of vitamins and minerals. They are low in calories and
fat, but high in fibre, which makes them three essential ingredients for successful weight
The perfect way of losing weight is eating food that contains lots of fibre because fibre helps
you feel full. You can find fibre in a food from plants, such as beans, peas, lentils, oats,
wholegrain bread, brown rice, pasta and of course fruit and vegetables.
Use a smaller plate
By using smaller plates, you may be able to get used to eating smaller portions without even
feeling hungry. Stop eating before you feel hungry and when you do, eat slowly, because it
takes some time for your stomach to tell the brain it`s full.
Cut down on alcohol
Drinking too much can easily contribute to weight gain. Try to cut down on alcohol, it`s for
your own health.
Don`t stock junk food
Avoid stocking junk food, such as sweet fizzy drinks, biscuits, chocolate, instead of stock up on
healthy snacks, such as fruit, fruit juice, oatcakes, unsalted popcorn, unsalted cakes etc.