32 Surefire Weight Loss Tips

Posted In Health - By NitiN Kumar Jain On Thursday, November 20th, 2008 With 0 Comments

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Try following these, you will definitely see the results.

  1. Never tell anyone that you are on a following some weight loss tips or any diet.
  2. Consider yourself as starting a new, healthy, eating plan that you will incorporate into your life – permanently.
  3. Question yourself truthfully to see if you are mentally prepared to change your life and follow these weight loss tips.
  4. When you feel hungry, stop and have a cup of water. Wait 5 minutes and assess whether you are really hungry or perhaps there is something else on you mind.
  5. When you catch yourself looking for some-thing to munch on, stop yourself and do something to occupy your time. Many people tend too much when they are bored.
  6. Remember to take it one day at a time.
  7. If you want to snack, make sure it is a healthy, low-fat, low-calorie snack.
  8. Remember, fat-free does not mean you can eat the whole box!
  9. When eating fat-free products, remember to look at the serving size and calories.
  10. Even if you’re eating low fat, you must still be aware of your calorie intake. Calories can add up and you can gain weight eating low-fat and fat-free products.
  11. When setting your ideal weight, be realistic and choose a weight that you can comfortably maintain, without much struggle, for the rest of your life. Many people choose a weight that is just not realistic for their body type and end up being discouraged and give up!
  12. Use non-stick pots and pans. This will ensure that you can cook healthier, lower fat meals.
  13. Do not weigh yourself more than once a week.
  14. Eat more whole foods, natural products that have not been processed.
  15. Do some activity daily. Walking is an excellent choice and is easy on the joints. Try to work up to 30-45 minutes a day, 4-5 days a week for maximum results.
  16. Take up a new hobby or sport. This can occupy your time and help you avoid the fridge. Many people find that when they are busy they don’t have time to think about food.
  17. Clean out your cupboards and refrigerator, throwing away all high fat foods. This is a very important step. Remember, out of sight out of mind. if it’s not easily accessible you probably won’t eat it.
  18. Stock your cupboards and refrigerator with fresh fruit, vegetables, whole grain products and low-fat alternatives. This will make it much easier to stick to your new, healthy plan.
  19. Try to replace high fat ingredients in your recipes with lower-fat alternatives
  20. Saute your food in water, both, wine or juice instead of oil.
  21. Use applesauce or fat-free plain yogurt in baked goods instead of oil.
  22. Another weight loss tip is that use low-fat cooking spray instead of oil.
  23. Drink at least 8 cups of water a day.
  24. Limit caffeine intake to 1-2 cups a day.
  25. Set small goals instead of large ones. If you need to lose 60 lbs., break it down into 10 lb. goals. When you reach that goal, and then set a new one of 10 or 12 more pounds.
  26. When you reach your first goal, treat yourself to something special.
  27. Always remember to lose weight for yourself, not to please anyone else.
  28. Once a week, pamper yourself. Remember to show yourself love take time just for you.
  29. Prepare a menu plan for the week ahead and stick to it.
  30. Use a list when you go grocery shopping, and stick to it.
  31. Never go shopping on an empty stomach.
  32. Remember to pat yourself on the back for all your accomplishments, no matter how small they may be.