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Painless Habits for Quick and Effective Weight Control

1. Eat slower.  
When you eat fast, the tendency is that you would be able to consume more foods than you really need. Thus, it is best to eat at a slower rate. When you do this, you would actually feel that you are already full, when you have not been able to consume a whole plate of food yet. This is because, it usually takes a certain period of time, for your stomach to send a signal to your brain that it already has enough food in it.

2. Don’t skip breakfast.
Breakfast is actually the most important meal of the day. Because of that, you should not skip it. Skipping breakfast is one of the best ways to become overweight. This is because it can encourage binge eating for the reason that you would already feel too hungry when lunch time comes. Aside from that, it can also lower down your metabolism.

3. Don’t drink a lot of water or other drinks with a meal.
Drinking liquids with a meal can actually make you feel bloated. When you get used to it, you may let your stomach be able to adjust to it, which can result to binge eating. Thus, it is best to minimise your liquid intake during meal times. Drinking a glass of water should be done, only after 10 to 15 minutes of eating.

4. Chew your foods properly.  
When you eat, it is best that you chew your foods thoroughly. This can ensure proper digestion and assimilation of nutrients in your body. Aside from that, it can also make you eat slower than usual, which is a good thing. Chew your foods as much as you can, to achieve your goals soon.

5. Eating prior to going to bed.  
If it is your usual practice to eat before going to bed, you should make sure that you do it 3 hours before. This is because, when you sleep, your body would actually have a slower metabolic rate. In other words, if you eat lots of foods just before you sleep, then your body would be able to accumulate lots of excess nutrients from it and convert it to stored fats.

6. Clear your cupboard of unhealthy foods.
When you see chips and other unhealthy foods that you like, you will be tempted to eat them. Thus, it is best if you won’t see them at all. With that, it is the time that you clear your cupboard of these unhealthy food items. Aside from that, you should replace them with foods that are recommended in your diet.

7. Having protein drinks.
If you like having protein drinks in order to provide your body with adequate amounts of protein, you should carefully select it. Choose those that contain whey protein instead of soy protein. This is because whey protein is easier for your body to absorb. Aside from that, it is also a healthier source of protein.

8. Eat more spicy foods.
There is a good reason why one would start to perspire when he eats spicy foods. Spicy foods can actually boost up your metabolism. In other words, it can help your body in burning more fats and calories to reduce weight. Thus, it is best if you add more pepper into some of your recipes, so that you can make them taste better, aside from helping you lose weight.


9. Eating fruits and vegetables.  
Eating fruits and vegetables is one of the best things to do to lose weight since they are filled with vitamins and minerals, as well as enzymes. However, it is best if you consume them in their raw form. This is because processing or cooking them would kill the essential nutrients and enzymes.

10. Purchase healthier snack items.  
There may be times when you want to munch on something, especially when you are not doing anything. To ensure that it won’t make you gain more weight, you should purchase and stock healthier snack items like yoghurt, nuts, fruits, and such. By doing that, you are assured that you won’t be providing your body with unnecessary calories when you eat your snacks.

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  1. These are all good common sense suggestions that are easy to follow. Where I fall down often is snacking, and I am sure I am in good company! But I find a handful of dried fruits and nuts is a good substitute for chips or cookies.

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    1. Great contribution, I am a lover of dried fruits myself.

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