In the world of the internet, you may be subjected to an overwhelming amount of information about weight loss, diet hacks and it can be difficult for the average internet surfer to cut through the noise and the right diet for themselves.
Today with the help of advice of top dieticians we have listed the best ways for you to lose weight.
Cutting out sugar – Easily the hardest, however, the most effective method is to cut sugar in your diet. By going on a sugar deficit, you are cutting out a lot of calories and kilojoules in your diet. When you do this your body cuts out processed foods in your diet such as “cupcakes, biscuits and fizzy drinks” which results in almost immediate results.
Additionally, you are at a lower risk of cardiometabolic diseases, cardiovascular diseases, hepatic steatosis and diabetes. The initial change will be difficult as sugar releases dopamine and opioids in your body and this is what drives our midnight urges for those sugary snacks! However, persevering through this initial stage and the results will be laid bare for you to see.
Drinking Water Before Meals – Drinking water before meals can boost the metabolism of the body which means you can burn more calories. Moreover, when you drink water before a meal your inclined to eat less due to the fact you are already partially full. This lowers your daily consumption which will help you lose more weight in the long run.
Eating a high protein breakfast – Eating a high protein breakfast means you will be less likely to snack on unnecessary items during the morning to afternoon period. The medical reason is due to a drop in the hunger hormone ghrelin and the rise in peptide YY, GLP-1 and cholecystokinin. Consequently, the overall consumption of food will decrease during this time period which will facilitate further weight loss.
Doing aerobic exercise – Aerobic (cardio) exercises are one of the most effective methods to improve cardiovascular health. Aerobic exercise depends on large muscle groups which means these are activated, extracting large amounts of adenosine triphosphate decreasing HDL- C in your body. This mitigates chances of calcifications in arteries and leads to overall improved stamina. Subsequently the large energy demand of these exercises means a lot of calories are burned which results in an overall ameliorated body health and weight loss.
Higher fibre diet – A higher fibre diet tends to take longer to consume and is less energy dense which means they have fewer calories for the same volume of food. Moreover, fibre helps maintain blood sugar levels as it slows the absorption of sugar into your blood stream. Soluble fibres such as oats and flaxseeds lower total blood cholesterol levels by lowering the density of lipoprotein. This reduces hypertension in the body by reducing the conversion of Angiotensin-1 into Angiotensin – 2.
A lower carb diet – A low carb diet reduces the hormone insulin that produces an anabolic, fat storing state which induces weight loss. It does this by increasing satiety and produces less concomitant hypoglycaemia. This reduces hunger and overall food intake and produces a caloric deficit. Coupled with an increased protein intake and this will definitely help you in your weight loss journey.
Losing weight is a long and arduous process which requires both mental and physical determination. However, after trying some of these tips, we guarantee that within a short timespan you will begin to see some positive results. Believe me-it really is as simple as ensuring you are disciplined in what you do. The first signs of weight loss can help spur you on to continue and stay committed on this journey. The advice we have presented to you is based on clinically proven research and works for most people who try it– so there is no reason why it shouldn’t work for you. Good luck!