If you want a slim and trim figure for life, there are some rules that should be followed during that process, but to be included in your daily routine, too. We are assuring you that after reading this article you’ll find the best weight loss advice you’ll ever get.
The most important during the process of losing weight is to be positive because negative thinking can send you down. Here you can find some empowering and inspiring mantras that are recommended from the top of the nutritionists. So, keep them at the top of mind, live by them, and share them with your friends, as that is the way to spread out a positive energy.
- 90 PERCENT FUEL, 10 PERCENT FUN
The people should keep a good perspective on healthy eating, so you don’t need to count every calorie. Keeping a mental tally of what you’ve eaten in a day, week, etc. will be right wy to your success. Eat – kale, almonds, quinoa, and all the rest of the healthy stuff.
- AIM FOR PROGRESS NOT PERFECTION
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- EVERYTHING IN MODERATION. THERE AREN’T BAD FOODS, JUST BETTER FOODS!
You can indulge, just do so responsibly, you can still eat treats just less often and in smaller portion sizes.
- DELICIOUS CAN MEAN NUTRITIOUS
Usually, people think that healthy food means tasteless food, which is absolutely wrong. You should learn how to make some super simple meals in less time but with a fabulous taste, and you’ll like them.
- GOING ON A DIET MEANS GOING OFF A DIET
The best way of dieting is to resist the urge to be ‘on a diet’ with weight loss. When you are ‘On a diet’ it means that you are ‘off a diet’. So, make your routine to be something that you can, expecting to act healthy for its own sake, regardless of your weight.
- CHANGE YOUR HABITS OF EATING BEFORE YOU CHANGE WHAT YOU EAT
Researchers found that the people are more satisfied and eat less when they eat mindfully, without distractions such as the TV or cell phone. Making your kitchen table an iPhone-free zone when you snack, will be of great help for losing weight.
- SNACK LIKE A TWO-YEAR-OLD!
Nutritionists recommend snacks throughout the day because they provide continuous energy and fuel. However, you should choose to snack on those so-called ‘healthy’ 100-calorie snacks. Choose to snack on more nutrient-dense whole foods (apples, grapes, bananas, and other low-calorie foods that fill you up).
- LEARN TO LOVE THE PROCESS
Don’t expect to finish with that process quickly, because lifestyle change should not be short-term. When changing your life, you need to find ways to make it enjoyable so that you find happiness in your everyday. You should find foods and activities that you genuinely enjoy and learn to love the overall process.
- BREATH IN AND BREATH OUT”
You should be aware that many of the situations in which you eat (family dinners, holidays) can trigger binging or overeating. So, pay attention of the amount of the food you consume in such situations.
Also when you begin to feel hot, anxious or nervous, remove yourself from the situation for a minute, and close your eyes, breathe deeply, repeating this mantra at least five times. By slowing down the breathing, you are stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system, which calms you down.
- SCALES ARE FOR FISH
When you are obsessive about the checking in too frequently your weight it can be misleading for you. Instead, you can keep count of your weight loss in terms of your self-confidence and the way clothing can fit you.
- A TREAT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE SOMETHING THAT YOU EAT
Don’t ‘reward’ yourself, always with food, as many people are doing at the end of the day, or after some jobs done. You can treat yourself to an hour of reading a good book or taking a relaxing bath, which are healthier ways to spoil yourself.
- MISTAKES ARE PROOF THAT YOU’RE TRYING
Remind yourself of on days when you’re feeling down is a great tool. If you want to be successful in anything, you can’t let perfection be the enemy of the good. Your expectation should be moderated, as eating ‘perfectly’ or hitting your exercise goals every day, will not actually happen. Even any mistake done tells you that you’re trying, as mistakes can be counted as stepping stones.
- DON’T LOVE IT? DON’T EAT IT
Eating foods that you don’t love can be just a wasting of your calories. Stop eating anything that isn’t very good. You can apply it when you are going to parties or out to the restaurant, where you have a choice what to eat.
- COLOR YOUR PLATE
Having a balance of plant-based foods consisting of fruits, vegetables, and unrefined carbohydrates is a great possibility to “color your plate”. There is a strong linkage between the colors and vitamins, minerals and antioxidant phytonutrients.
- FINISH EATING BY SUNDOWN
Eating late at night will make you feel crummy the next morning, so you will skip breakfast, and then wind up overeating later. This routine is worth to be break immediately, so do it tonight, by 6:59 p.m.