If you want to lose few pounds, don’t start off by trying to overhaul all you’re eating and exercise habits. We have all heard that there are plenty of fad diets that may help you lose weight but it is not necessary to follow fat torching plan for cutting down 5 pounds from your body in one week. There are some better and several simple ways, that you can do on a daily basis.
Have five or six Small meals instead of large meals
According to south African studies when a men eat his whole day meal in 5 or 6 small meals at regular intervals of 2-3 hours then he consume 30 percent less calories than having three large meals in a day. This habit will help you to reduce some weight from your body. You should eat fewer calories at evening compare to morning meal and eat before you get hungry because if you are feeling hungry then you will eat more then you need. Try not to eat within 3-4 hours of going to sleep. If you measure then try to eat 1200 calories per day.
Ignore too much Salt/Sodium
This is also the easiest way to lose your weight in few days. You should eat food that contains low salt or sodium; you should limit salt up to 500 to 1500 mg a day (2 small teaspoons). You can also limit your salt by using substitutes of salt like garlic, ginger, black pepper. Spices can also be a substitute and help to increase your fat burning metabolism. You can also sweat out your excess salt / sodium by sitting in a steam room or you could do some exercise or you can wear sweat shirt and any warm clothing to make you sweat more.
Eat More Fruits and Vegetables
Eat more fruit and vegetables instead of fatty or sugary foods; they contain plenty of fiber and vitamins, which help keep you full. Eat salad before you are going to take your meal because if you eat 1 bowl of salad before meal then you will eat less food, it reduces 500 calories daily. You should also include every type of seasonal fruit in your breakfast instead of fruit juice because fruit is more beneficial than fruit juice. Eat more green vegetables like Spinach, beans, mixed vegetables and broccoli help to prevent water retention and get rid of water weight.
Stop to eat High Carbohydrate and Fried Food
You have to stop high carbohydrate food because it contains high calories. Do not eat potatoes, high sugary items, rice etc. Avoid enriched wheat flours, white flour items, corn syrup, sugar and high fructose corn syrup. White bread, pasta, rice, potatoes, crackers, cereals, commercial baked goods, ice cream, potato chips and pretzels are all the foods that you should avoid. Immediately stop fried food like French fries, deep fried vegetables and other fried things because it has high calories that will add weight to you. Sweets also contain high sugar quantity so it is high carbohydrate food not to eat.
Drink Good Things with low Calories
You should include low calories beverages in your dinner with less sugar. When you go out with your friends then avoid drinking sodas, cola including diet. You should drink Schweppes or tonic water or fruit juice or something good with low calories. The best thing is water, drink at least 8 glass of water in a day; it is really good for health and helps you to get a flatter stomach by reducing fat from your body. Before having lunch, dinner or heavy meal you first drink water or good drinking item, it will not allow you to have more calories.