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5 Easy Weight Loss Ideas

By Edited Oct 27, 2013 3 4

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5 Easy Weight Loss Ideas


If you need some easy weight loss ideas you're in the right place. You need to remember, however, that weight loss ideas work only if you do them on a consistent basis.

1. One of the first weight loss ideas that will really help if you do them are to make sure you have a fiber rich diet. Fiber rich foods give you a full feeling so you don't want to eat as much. Here's a list of fiber rich foods you can add to your diet:

* Lentils, black beans, split peas, lima beans and baked beans

* Raspberries, pears, apples, figs, blueberries, strawberries and bananas

* Whole wheat spaghetti, barley, oat bran, bran flakes, oatmeal and popcorn

* Artichoke, peas, broccoli, turnip greens, brussel sprouts and potatoes

2. Purchase a calorie chart and use it is another weight loss idea that will help you lose weight. Especially, if you write down everything you eat and drink to do this you need a small notebook to carry in your pocket or purse. I know it sounds extreme, but it works.

3. The third weight loss idea is to chew food slowly. If you do this you give your stomach time to catch up with your eating. Many people eat fast and when they do this the stomach is the last to know, so you keep eating thinking you're still hungry.

4. This is one you've heard a hundred times, but is one of the best ways to lose weight and keep it off permanently and that is to drink plenty of water. Water has no calories and will make you feel full; as a result, hunger will subside.

5. As weight loss ideas go this one is a must. And that is to do a physical activity you enjoy, so that you will exercise on a consistent basis at least 3-5 days a week. Cardio is the one of choice, since it burns fat and increases metabolism.

Many people complain that weight loss is difficult, but this is due to them trying to lose the weight fast. Do yourself a favor and take it slow and easy. To give you an idea of what a good number is shoot for about 2 pounds a week.

If you implement these 5 weight loss ideas and eventually adopt them as a lifestyle you will lose weight and the best part is that the weight loss will be permanent.

These weight loss ideas aren't new, but they work, so why aren't you doing them?


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Comments

Oct 14, 2009 12:24pm
goodselfme
TX for sharing your wisdom with these great tips. thumbs up!
Feb 11, 2010 9:09am
JHKersey
Thanks for providing the 5 easy weight loss ideas.
Oct 12, 2010 1:05am
southerngirl09
I am trying to lose weight now. Thanks for sharing these 5 weight loss ideas. I definitely need to drink more water.
Jun 10, 2011 2:00pm
JanThinks
5 great ideas! I would like to add a 6th idea that most people NEVER think of - make sure you get enough sleep each and every night to allow your body to heal from the exercise and properly process the calories you do eat. There is a link between sleep deprivation, increased appetite, and obesity. Just a thought.
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