YOU Best Diets - - Metabolism Diet -

Stick­ing to it

Eat un­til you’re sat­is­fied, no more.

Aim for at least three meals a day and don’t eat your al­lo­cated snack if you’re not hun­gry.

Try to stick to the plan at least 80 per­cent of the time.

Read food la­bels and in­gre­di­ents lists to learn what’s in your food.

Drink enough wa­ter and ex­er­cise.

What we eat forms part of our so­cial in­ter­ac­tion too. The habits you adopt should be sus­tain­able – this isn’t a crash diet!

Weigh and mea­sure your­self once a week to keep track of your weight and waist cir­cum­fer­ence.

Set re­al­is­tic goals and have clear rea­sons for stick­ing to it – make a list and put it up where you can see it.

Keep­ing the weight off

Keep choos­ing good foods, watch­ing your por­tion sizes and ad­just­ing only slightly as you con­tinue.

Keep ex­er­cis­ing. Choose an ex­er­cise you like and do it for an hour twice or more a week.

Eval­u­ate your suc­cess by how you feel, the cen­time­tres you’ve lost and your weight change. If you can, have your body fat per­cent­age mea­sured – you may not no­tice a change in weight but you could be im­prov­ing your mus­cle-to-fat ra­tio which is even more ben­e­fi­cial to your health.

Con­tinue to choose more un­re­fined foods and more plant-based foods.

Con­tinue to lis­ten to your hunger pangs – eat mind­fully, with­out dis­trac­tions.

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