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    10 tips for weight loss without dieting

     

    1. Write down your weight loss goal and why you want to lose weight on a piece of paper
      Put this piece of paper on the fridge door, somewhere where you will see it everyday.
    2. Compose a food diary
      Compose a diary of everything you eat in one week, this will work as a shock tactic into exactly how much you eat, and where you can make some changes/cut backs
    3. Always leave something on the plate
      This can save about 100 calories a day, which can really add up throughout the year.
    4. Watch one less hour of TV
      TV will make you hungry and more prone to snacking.
    5. Only eat when you are hungry
      Wait for your stomach to rumble, as this is a good indication that you are hungry. Otherwise drink water, as you may be mistaking hunger for thirst.
    6. Spend 10 minutes a day walking up and down stairs
      This Is a great calorie burner and body toner, that can assist weight loss.
    7. Try to walk 45 minutes every day
      This will burn an additional 300 calories a day! Walking is an excellent fat burner!
    1. Buy a fit band or pedometer, aim for at least 10,000 steps a day
      10,000 steps a day is recommend for health and weight management!
    2. Order/ eat small portions
      This will limit the amount of food you are eating and you will be surprised how satisfied you are with smaller portions.
    3. Eat vegetables
      Make sure your veggies take up the largest portion of your plate!

     

    For more health and wellness advice take a look at our SkinnyMe Weight Loss Programs.  We spent a year collaborating with experts in nutrition, naturopathy, personal training and yoga to bring you these quality and effective Programs which are easily incorporated into your daily routine and produce real results.

    Food Cravings

    Food cravings are a regular feeling for most women during a certain time of the month.  Did you know that magnesium powder can assist with food cravings and other PMT symptoms such as fatigue and moodiness.  If you are not one for taking supplements this is completely fine magnesium can be found in dark leafy greens, raw chocolate (cacao), raw nuts and seeds and whole grains. 

     

    Cravings aren’t just present during this time; cravings seem to spring themselves upon you when you have decided to eat clean or start a new diet.  These cravings always tend to appear when you can’t eat certain foods, however we suggest eating foods high in protein to prevent cravings altogether.  Foods such as red meat, eggs, fish, chicken or cottage cheese are all craving fighting foods. 

     

    Here is a handy list of some common cravings, their likely causes and how to beat them!

     

    Chocolate: if you crave chocolate then your body is need some much needed magnesium.  Magnesium can be found in dark leafy greens, broccoli, raw nuts and seeds and whole grains.

     

    Sweets: Craving sugary sweets could mean you need to consume more chromium, carbon, phosphorus, sulphur or tryptophan in your diet.  Chromium is found in broccoli, white cheeses and chicken, Carbon can be found in fresh fruit, phosphorus in abundant in chicken, beef, fatty deep sea fish, eggs, nuts and garlic whilst tryptophan can be found in banana, turkey, white cheeses, potato, spinach.

     

    Carbohydrates: If your craving pastas, rice or bread this could be a sign of nitrogen deficiency.  You’ll find nitrogen in all your complete proteins (meat, fish, chicken, eggs, nuts and seeds).

     

    Fatty Foods: craving fatty foods (deep fried foods) can be a sign you need to up your calcium intake.  You can do this by eating more dairy, dark leafy greens, chia seeds and almonds.

     

    Salty Foods: Craving salty foods can indicate a need for chloride, chloride can be found in fish and goats milk.

     

    For nourishing, healthy and tasty recipes take a look at our SkinnyMe Weight loss Programs.  We spent a year collaborating with experts in nutrition, naturopathy, personal training and yoga to bring you these quality and effective Programs which are easily incorporated into your daily routine and produce real results.