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Weight Loss: 9 Effective Tips for Weight Loss 2020 – 21

If you’re thinking of Weight Loss or Fat Loss, remember the 3 D’s which are more important than Exercise & Diet. Determination, Discipline & Dedication are the rules that you should always keep in mind.

It is very important to follow the routine regularly for losing weight and understand that it is not something that would reflect too soon. It needs time to reflect on you and you need to be Patient.

“Rome wasn’t built in a day.”

One of the first rules in any weight loss program is to burn more calories than what you eat. In this blog post, we’ll specifically look into losing weight and not fats. So, let see “9 Effective Tips for Weight Loss.”

#9 Drink More Water

Many a times it is claimed that drinking water can help with weight loss. The science behind this is that drinking water can boost metabolism by almost 30% that further helps you burn some more number of calories.

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Drinking water before meals can reduce appetite in a certain age group. This further decrease calorie intake, leading to weight loss.

#8 Sleep

Sleep is like a nutrition for the brain. It is highly underrated, however, can be just as important as exercising and eating healthy. Studies shows that poor sleep or lack of sleep is one of the strongest risk factors for obesity.

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Skipping sleep sets your brain to make bad decisions. It dulls activity in the brain making you a little like being drunk. You don’t have the mental clarity to make good decisions and when you are overtired, your brain looks for something that feels good. So, your sleep-deprived brain may have trouble saying no to the second burger or a cake.

#7 Cut Down Sugar

Sugar or added sugar is the worst ingredients in the modern diet. Make sure you read the labels while purchasing any item from the grocery store. Many health foods including protein bars are also loaded with sugar.

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Studies show that sugar consumption can be highly associated with an increased risk of obesity, as well as conditions including heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Be mindful of alcohol, know the difference between natural and added sugar, be mindful of your snack’s choices. You can use sugar free tablets or honey as a substitute to sugar.

#6 Eat More Proteins

Protein is one of the most important nutrients for losing weight. Simply adding protein to your diet is one of the most effective and easiest ways to lose weight.

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One study also showed that eating 25% of your daily calories as protein reduced obsessive thoughts about food by 60% while cutting desire for late-night snacking in half

Include a protein rich breakfast to kick start your day. Eggs are the first thing that kicks in when we talk about proteins. If you don’t eat eggs, that’s fine. Any source of quality protein for breakfast should do the trick.

#5 Drink Green Tea

Apart from boosting immunity, Green Tea has many health benefits and one of them being weight loss. It also increases your metabolism. When your metabolic rate is improved it automatically aids in overall weight reduction, which also shows on your abdominal area.

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Though Green Tea contains a small amount of caffeine, it is loaded with powerful antioxidants called catechins, which are believed to work with caffeine to enhance fat burning. Although some studies show that Green Tea extract can help you lose weight.

Drinking between 2 and 3 cups of hot green tea throughout the day should be sufficient for supplementing weight loss.

#4 Include Greens In Your Diet

By greens, I mean green vegetables and fruits. Green vegetables and fruits have various properties that make them effective for weight loss.

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They contain a few calories but a lot of fiber. Their high-water content gives them low energy density, making them very filling. Green vegetables like Spinach, Broccoli, etc. contains proteins and many nutrients that are very important for weight loss.

Making salad using olive oil, nuts and ginger-garlic can be an amazing dish for your dinner. These foods are considered very nutritious and eating them is very important for health.

#3 Eat healthy instead of Dieting

Diet along with exercise can only work if you are very passionate and dedicated about your fitness. One of the biggest problems with dieting is that it rarely works in the long term.

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Instead of depriving your body by dieting focus on nourishing it with eating clean. Instead of going on a diet, aim to become a fitter, healthier and a happier person.

Instead of eating a lot of food at once, try eating small portions at a single time. Eat after every 2-3 hours and look at your calorie intake. Focus on adding nutritive foods in every meals.

Weight loss should follow then naturally.

#2 Beat your Food Addiction

If you experience overpowering cravings and can’t seem to curb your eating no matter how hard you try, you may suffer from addiction.

In this case, try to seek professional help. Trying to lose weight without first combating food addiction is next to impossible.

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Make a routine and make sure you follow that. Because a small routine change can be very disturbing to your body and can also lead to a lot of disturbance in your health.

You can gift yourself with a cheat meal once or twice in a month.

#1 Exercise

When it comes to modifying and shaping your body, there is no comparison for exercise. You can do wonders to your body and can tone and shape your body according to how you want. However, for exercising regularly, you need a lot of discipline and consistency.

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For losing weight you must exercise at least 3-4 times a week according to what your goals are. A small amount of healthy food along with exercise would do wonders to you. Exercise not only tones your body, but also makes your skin glow and has various health benefits physically and mentally as well.

I have written blogs on exercise routines during the lockdown for men & women.

It is very important to keep yourself healthy as your body is the only place you have to live in. I hope the above blog post really helped you and I would be keen to know your feedback over the same in the comments section.

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10 thoughts on “Weight Loss: 9 Effective Tips for Weight Loss 2020 – 21

  1. Finally I got to see a blog which states do not diet, eat healthy. This is really important for effective and long – term weight loss. Keep it up Akshay!!!

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