Six Healthy Diet Habits to Lose Weight

November 29, 2014 by  
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Six Healthy Diet Habits to Lose Weight

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Here is a list of 6 strong Healthy diet habits you should adopt to Lose Weight and also suggest Healthy Eating Meal Ideas.

 

Healthy Diet Habit #1: Never eat until you are completely packed. Always stop eating when you are satisfied. You should learn to tell the change in the way your stomach observes. If you are satisfied, that means that you could eat more, but you’ll be okay if you had to get up and stop eating now. Full means that you can’t eat any more and your stomach observes (and shows) it.

 

Healthy Diet Habit #2: Do not eat within three hours before you go to bed for the night. Your body should not have to be processing food while you are asleep. If there is food in your stomach while you are asleep, it is more likely to be converted as fat. This is because your body is at rest and isn’t paying enough energy with which to burn all of those calories during your sleep.

 

Healthy Diet Habit #3: Drink amply water. Most diet crazes tell you to drink a gallon or more of water every day. They tell you this because the water will temporarily crush any hunger stitches you might feel. But drinking lots water obviously has marvelous benefits even if you are simply trying to maintain your weight. Obviously water can still help crush your hunger to keep you from eat too much and gaining any weight back. It also keeps your body’s digestion in balance.

 

Healthy Diet Habit #4: Commit yourself to eating a minimum part of 5 fruits and vegetables every day. Hey, if you want to maintain your weight and not have to follow a “diet” for the rest of your life, there’s no “harm” in eating fruits and vegetables is there? What? You would rather eat potato chips, cookies, or ice cream? Go ahead. Eat as much of them as you want. But MAKE CERTAIN to eat your fruits and vegetables FIRST. Trust me, by the time you get through that apple, that watermelon, or those grapes, let’s see if you still have room left for potato chips? See, this is a mental game you are playing against your own appetite. Don’t ever tell yourself that you CAN’T eat junk food. But DO tell yourself that you must eat a portion of fruits or vegetables BEFORE you can have the junk food. Chances are good that more often than not you might just pass on the junk food after you’ve eaten your fruit or vegetable.

 

Healthy Diet Habit #5: Commit yourself to eating a minimum part of fiber grams every day. Nutritionists endorsed that males eat 38 grams of fiber every day and women eat 25 grams of fiber every day. No, you do NOT need to be “counting” fiber grams every day for the rest of your life. But as you get started on your journey to maintaining your weight loss for the rest of your life, you should spend some time studying food charts and remember how much fiber certain foods contain. Fiber has superb benefits for your health. Longer lifespan, reduced risk of heart disease and cancer, are all credited to eating ample fiber in your diet. Not just fruits and vegetables, but also NUTS. Peanuts, almonds, cashews, raisins, beans – these are nature’s “junk food” snackable nibblets. Consider eating these instead of potato chips. Trust me, you will feel pleased beyond measure when you eat them. They contain salt, they are crunchy, and they are quite tasty too.

 

Healthy Diet Habit #6: Get ample sleep at night. Studies show that fatness is linked to insufficient sleep (among other things). Your body needs ample time to rest so that it can refresh and recalibrate your digestion. The more sleep you get, the more time your body has to go into “maintenance mode” and do the necessary “housecleaning” to help you burn fat.

 

Well there you have it! Six healthy diet habits to keep the weight off without having to struggle and follow any type of “lifetime maintenance diet”. Each of those six healthy diet habits is of equal significance.

 

Most trend diet plans help you lose a lot of weight rapidly. They are not necessarily part of a healthy diet. Habits are just as hard to breakdown as they are to form. Once you lose the weight, they leave you hanging and don’t really answer the question: “Okay, I’ve lost all this weight. Now how do I keep it off?” Necessarily, the answer is that you should adopt healthy diet habits to help you maintain your weight that are simple, applied, and flexible enough that you can follow them for a lifetime.

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