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18 Ways To Lose Weight With Out Going On A Diet
You, Yes You Can Lose Weight
Some More Great Tips For Weight Loss
Eat a salad with vinegar and oil or low calorie dressing with all your meals you can. But at the same time be sure to learn exactly what healthy items you should add to your salad. Use lots of mixed greens, carrots, tomatoes and cucumbers in your salad. If you eat a large healthy salad your not going to eat a lot of other unhealthy things. So fill up on a large healthy salad with a healthy dressing.
Drinking Green Tea Is Really Good For You
Start drinking green tea when ever you can. Even the Liptons Bottled Green Tea is really good for you and will help promote healthy weight loss.
Learn Everything You Can About Stevia
Be sure to use stevia as your sweetener. Stevia is a herb that is now being used as a sweetner and its really good for you. Believe it or not but its calorie free and its 300 times sweeter than sugar. Can you see the possibilities here.
Drink Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple Cider vinegar is really good for you. Drink two tablespoons in a eight ounce glass of water before each meal and it can change your life. Apple cider vinegar also increases the bodies sensitivity to insulin and this helps to promote weight loss. If you have a weight problem or a problem with diabetes you should do your own research and learn everything you can about apple cider vinegar. It really could save your life. And I'm sure that's important to you.
Drink Plenty Of Cold Bottled Water All Day Long
I try to drink 8 - 10 bottles of cold water spread out throughout the day. The more cold water you can drink the better off you will be. If you drink lots of good cold water it will help to flush all the toxins out of your body and you'll be a lot less hungry if you drink plenty of cold water. You can if you wish add fresh squeezed lemon juice to your cold water and it will improve the taste and also help flush the toxins out of your body.
Find A Weight Loss Partner
If you can find a weight loss partner you'll be a lot more successful with your weight loss efforts. Your weight loss partner can go walking with you and you can encourage each other with your diet. You can also both do research and share weight loss tips with each other.
18 Ways To Lose Weight With Out Going On A Diet
If your goal is to lose one pound of body weight a week you must eat 500 fewer calories a day than you were before. And no you don't have to go on a diet to do this. You can do it by changing your eating habits along with a few other things you can do. I was never successful with losing weight and keeping it off until I accepted that for weight loss to work long term that I must change my day to day eating habits.
If I Can Lose 67 Pounds So Can You
All my life or really the first fourty eight years of it I suffered from being overweight. ( 90 - 130 Pounds ). Then I was diagnosed as a diabetic and I was told I was doing serious damage to my heart. I started changing my eating habits and today I'm a lot healthier and 67 pounds less than I used to be. You can do the same thing.
1. Instead of having a big glass of orange juice for breakfast have a large orange for breakfast. You'll be saving about 50 calories this way. Try your orange chilled for a treat you'll find yourself enjoying. Tangerines have even fewer calories so you can have about three of those.
2. If you want an omelet for breakfast make it from four egg whites instead of four large eggs. If you want to and to make the omelet stay together better add 1/4 cup of egg substitute to the egg whites when you beat them. Instead of regular bacon use the same amount of fine chopped Canadian Bacon.
3. If your family and you are still using whole milk switch to 2 percent low fat milk. You won't believe the huge amount of calories this is going to save you over a years time. It's little things like this that can help you to lose weight and keep it off.
4. Instead of sugar use a sugar substitute in place of the sugar on your breakfast cereal and in your morning coffee. You can start using Splenda in cooking and baking and once again you'll be cutting back on calories and losing weight. If you check out that link there you'll find out how to make powdered Splenda.
5. Use regular yellow mustard in place of mayonnaise on your sandwiches. You'll save as much as 100 calories each time you do this. This doesn't mean never to eat mayonnaise again it just means to do it as often as you can.
6. The next time you go to McDonald's have a plain 99 cent hamburger and small fries instead of the Big Mac and large fries and you will save around 600 calories each time you do this.
7. At snack time instead of going for the potato chips or candy bar go for a banana or an apple or both and you will save anywhere from 300 to 600 calories.Plus you have the added benefit of the fiber.
8. Stop drinking regular sodas or regular sweetened ice tea. Drink diet drinks instead of the regular sodas and add a sugar substitute to unsweetened tea or learn to drink unsweetened ice tea.
9. Break your meals up into six smaller meals a day and you'll eat less and be full longer. Just be sure not to overdo it with the amount eaten at any of your six smaller meals. These six meals are supposed to be small meals. And where you can add lots of fresh fruit and vegetables to these meals.If you eat smaller high protein meals your blood sugar will be more stable throughout the day and you will be a lot less hungry and likely to overeat.
10. Don't skip breakfast. If you start off the day with a high protein low carbohydrate breakfast you will be less hungry all through out the rest of the day. Add fresh fruit to your breakfast. The more fiber you can add the better off you will be and you won't be hungry later in the day.
11. You should get in the habit of eating dried fruits, fresh fruits, cut up vegetables and yogurt for snacks in place of potato chips or candy bars. A fresh crisp apple is much better for you than any candy bar you have ever ate. A can of peaches in their natural juices with a teaspoon of peanut butter is a great alternative snack to have and its healthy for you to.
12. Start to eat whole grains bread instead of white bread. Eat brown rice instead of white rice. Steam your vegetables and fish when ever you can. Change your eating habits over to healthy eating habits and you'll never have to go on a diet.
13. You can use vegetable, chicken, or beef broth to sauté your vegetables in instead of butter and it will be much healthier for you and in time you will lose weight and grow healthier from doing this.
14. Instead of butter or margarine have low fat sour creme or yogurt in your baked potatoes. If you use salt use ground sea salt in place of table salt. The sea salt is packed with nutrients that are good for you.
15. For your salads try making a delicious salad dressing from fine ground peeled cucumbers, plain yogurt, salt and pepper. It tastes great and is much healthier than regular salad dressing.
16. Eat your pasta with marinara sauce instead of other pasta sauces. And make your own marinara sauce from fresh tomatoes and other vegetables and you'll be eating healthier and I bet you'll love the taste.
17. Start to walk and swim. If there is a club in your area that has a pool join it. Walking and swimming are low impact exercises where you are a lot less likely to get hurt. You can walk yourself thin if you will stick to it. Playing in the water and swimming is also a great way to exercise.
18. Learn sensible eating habits. Eating more fresh vegetables and fruit is the best way to do this. Also you need to educate yourself like learning to read food labels. Don't let extra sugar sneak into your life. Keep the sugars you eat to a minimum.
Some of these ways to lose weight may seem really hard to do. Try a few things at a time and gradually work up to using all the weight loss ideals. The only way that your going to lose weight and keep it off long term is to change your eating habits. And as soon as you can you need to add in exercise. You really can walk yourself thin.
And as hard as it may be to believe you really can walk yourself thin. Start walking even if you can only walk a short distance to start. Just try adding a few more feet each day. Try walking with a partner and you'll be able to use each other for support. When I first started I had a real problem with walking even a few steps. I now walk 2 miles five days a week. I never thought I would be able to do this. I do it on a level walking track and I bought myself a good pair of walking shoes. You need to buy yourself a good pair of walking shoes.
Try out new things like grilled chicken thighs, steamed fish and steamed vegetables. Start right now with changing your eating habits. Before you know it you'll discover you like the new you. Good luck and if you have any questions feel free to ask. I will be glad to answer any questions you may have. So be sure to let me hear from you.
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