The tried-and-true habits that have helped you lose weight the right way.
Exercise Daily. Calories in Calories out. Sounds simple but it is not. Strong Will and determination are essential to your success..
i use flax seed on and in my food witch is more then eating salmon and getting great fiber
Sounds silly, I know, but I really do use smaller plates and utensils to eat. Slows me down..and makes it look like I'm getting bigger bites and more food! Hubby always uses a dinner plate, I use a luncheon sized plates. I use salad forks and small teaspoons for everything.
Walking 45 minutes a day, drinking between 2 to 2.5 litres of water day. Ensure that you get your carbs from fruit mostly but if you must eat other carbs do so strictly before lunch and never after lunch time.
I eat an apple while preparing dinner. It helps to fill me up a bit so I'm not so hungry when we sit down to eat. High fiber and high water content are filling!
Keep weight loss to a moderate 2-3 lbs per week to avoid developing the dreaded excess skin and "flesh flags" that result from too rapid and dramatic a drop in weight.
I learned this trick from a tea book. When you are craving something sweet add a a couple of chocolate chips or a tiny piece of caramel in a cup of tea. This can help curb the cravings. Plus you get the health benefits of green tea, if you are not a green tea fan you can mix it with a fruit tea.
As soon as you hit your calorie limit brush your teeth! Something about having a clean mouth tells your brain that is it for the day. It has saved me many times.
When I get bored I tend to eat so I started making what I call an "inspirational folder". I have covered the outside with phrases from magazines that keep me going and motivated. By doing this it keeps my mind off of snacking, and makes me feel good about bettering myself