1THINK 2BE 3REDUCE 4AVOID 5BAN 6EAT
Find it hard to keep to a diet? Hate calorie counting? Follow these easy tips and you’ll shed the kilos without (too much) hardship
If you’re feeling peckish, reach for a glass of water first. When you’re thirsty, your body can send out hunger signals, a drink of water might just dispel your hunger pangs.
Important tip: exercising in the morning will boost your metabolism for the rest of the day.
To cut cravings, rub the area between your nose and your top lip with your first finger for about a minute.
Eating protein or unrefined carbohydrates prevents your blood sugar levels spiking, then plummeting. You’ll feel full for longer, eat less and lose weight naturally.
If you say to yourself, ‘I’m not having chocolate!’, your brain hears, ‘chocolate, chocolate’, and you end up eating more. Allow yourself a few squares and you’ll be fine.
Ignoring hunger until you are starving causes your body to slow down, as it thinks there is a famine and it must save energy. Then when you do eat, your body stores reserves and makes you eat extra, just in case there is another famine.
to make sure you’re not getting more than you bargained for.