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Health tips to help you lose weight

Post by on Thursday, November 18, 2021

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1. Don't skip breakfast.

You could miss out on essential nutrients and you may end up snacking more throughout the day because you feel hungry.

2. Eat regular meals. 
 It reduces the temptation to snack on foods high in fat and sugar.

3. Eat plenty of fruit and vegetables. 
Fruit and veg are low in calories and fat, and high in fibre – 3 essential ingredients for successful weight loss. They also contain plenty of vitamins and minerals.

4. Get more active. 
Adults should do 150-300 min/week of moderate activity like running or equivalent for Health benefits.

5. Eat high fibre foods. . 
Foods containing lots of fibre can help keep you feeling full, which is perfect for losing weight. Fibre is only found in food from plants.

6. Use a smaller plate
Using smaller plates can help you eat smaller portions. By using smaller plates and bowls, you may be able to gradually get used to eating smaller portions without going hungry. It takes about 20 minutes for the stomach to tell the brain it's full, so eat slowly and stop eating before you feel full.

7. Don't ban foods
Don't ban any foods from your weight loss plan, especially the ones you like. Banning foods will only make you crave them more. There's no reason you can't enjoy the occasional treat as long as you stay within your daily calorie intake.

8. Don't stock junk food
To avoid temptation, do not stock junk food – such as chocolate, biscuits, crisps and sweet fizzy drinks – at home.

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