Sunday, October 16, 2011

Habits that Skinny People live by.

How do those people that have lost the weight stay thin? Well they live by these habits to help them keep the weight off and you can start when you’re trying to loose weight.

Eat an early dinner - stop eating at least 3 yrs before bed and your body is better primed to burn fat instead of creating more.

Weigh yourself daily - It is believed that those who get on the scales daily lost twice as much weight as someone whp weighed themselves less often.

Eat a boring diet - the novelty of new foods drives us to consume more, so by removing the novelty, we feel fuller faster.

Reward yourself - once you have established a healthy routine, you need to establish a reward sysem. A great way to stick to a low-calorie diet is to reward yourself with a small dessert everyday that is less than 200 calories, but remember its only if you deserve it.

Read diet and exercise tips - being exposed to nutrition and exercise advice led people to make smarter diet and lifestyle choices for themselves. To ensure you stay focused, read information on these sorts of things daily if you can.

Eat breakfast - it's not called the most important meal of the day for nothing - eating a nutritious morning meal jumpstarts your metabolism and prevents you from overindulging throughout the day.

Take snack breaks - snacking somethings get a bad rep, but planning nutritious snacks throughout the day can actually keep you skinny. Consuming low-sugar, high-protein snacks promotes weight loss. The reason: healthy snacking keeps your blood-sugar from spiking, prevents hungers pangs, craving and body fat storage.

Drink water - In a study of women who added 1 litre of water to their diet daily lost five extra pounds over the year. Replace half of what you drink with water and you'll save 23 pounds per year!

Order one item - Resist the temptation of ordering a 'value' meal and only order the one thing, you'll save cash and calories

Choose whole grains - Those who add whole grains to their diet loose more belly fat than those who don't. The healthy dose of fibre helps slow digestion: keeping you fuller for longer.

Eat spicy food - A chemical compound called capsaicin, found in chili peppers, acts as an appetite suppressant. Capsaicin has also been shown to boost metabolism and fight inflammation. The take away: Routinely adding spicy ingredients like cayenne or red pepper to your meals is an easy, flavorful way to stay slim.

Sleep for 6 to 8 hours each night - lack of sleep is known to increased appetite, lower willpower, and bolster cravings for high-calorie foods

Manage stress - Deal with work, money and relationship related stress can lead to weight gain. When you stress, your body releases cortisol, a hormone that promotes abdominal fat storage. If you find yourself overwhelmed in your work or personal life, try incorporating stress-reducing activities into your day. Join a yoga class or go for a jog, and when you start to feel stress coming on, pause and take deep breaths.

Take the stairs - Simple choices like taking the stairs can be just as important as formal exercise if you want to stay trim

Chew throughly - chewing more and eating slowly causes people to ingest fewer calories.

Dont eat on the go as it can lead you to quickly inhale a ton of calories before your body has time to let you know it's full.

Walk after meals - take a walk after dinner as light post-meal exercise can lower your blood sugar and prevent your body from storing fat.

Keep healthy food on hand - Surround yourself with healthy options, store nuts or fresh fruit, pre-cut vegies and leave in the fridge to snack on.

Learn to take a joke - laughing for 15 minutes each day can help you burn 10 to 40 calories, depending on your body size and the intensity of your laughter.

Eat protein - those that increase their protein intake to 30 percent of their overall diet ate roughly 450 fewer calories throughout the day and lost about 11 pounds of he course of 12 week.

Avoid dinner distractions - With laptops, smartphones, and iPods aplenty, we've become accustomed to round-the-clock entertainment. But your mealtime may be one time of day we should fight our addiction to amusement. With these distractions, its found that they consume more unhealthy snack foods later.

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