Tip No. 1: Stay Hydrated
Make sure you drink plenty of water or other calorie-free beverages. Hunger can often be confused with thirst, before you tuck into your favorite snack, drink a glass of water first, then see if you still have that craving. If plain water doesn’t cut it, try drinking flavored sparkling water or brewing a cup of fruit-infused herbal
Tip No. 2: Enjoy Your Favorite Foods In Moderation
They key term here is MODERATION, instead of cutting out your favorite foods altogether and driving yourself crazy, just be a “slim shopper”.
Tip No. 3: Eat Protein At Every Meal
A good amount of protein in each meal is essential to staying on track with your diet, protein is the ultimate fill-me-up food, it keeps you feeling full for longer. Protein also helps preserve muscle mass and encourages fat burning. So be sure to incorporate healthy proteins into each meal. Some great sources of protein include: White-Meat Poultry, Seafood, Milk, Cheese, Yogurt, Eggs, Beans, Lean Beef etc.
Tip No. 4: Keep a Food Journal
Keeping a food journal is a full proof way to monitor what you eat, having a record of all your meals will remind you of your consistency and ensure you stay on track. We suggest writing down in detail what you’ve eaten within 15 minutes of your meal, this will help you stick to your daily food and calorie goals.
Tip No. 5: NEVER Skip Breakfast
Consuming a healthy breakfast each day is essential, people often have the mindset that if you skip breakfast you will lose weight… this is not true. Failing to eat breakfast will lead to nibbling and binge eating at lunch and dinner. To lose weight and keep it off you need to always make time for a healthy morning meal.
Tip No. 6: Increase Vegetable Consumption
Vegetables are nutrient-dense, meaning they pack maximum nutrition value with minimal calories, leaving you more full on fewer calories. You should aim to consume five servings a day of veggies, whether as a snack, on a sandwich or on the side of a chicken breast.