10 Quick Tips for Weight Loss

By Jigna Mehta

1)   Small, Frequent meals

Eat at-least 3 meals a day and 1 to 2 small, healthy snacks in between meals to increase the metabolism

2)   Avoid oversized portions

Use a smaller plate (9 inches) and bowl to avoid overeating

3)   Plan meals ahead of time

To avoid last minute fast food pick-ups or dining out

4)   Watch your eating habits

Do not eat in front of TV. Eat slowly

5)   Foods to choose less often

Cut back on food items high in fats, added sugars, and salt such as cakes, cookies, candies, ice-cream, and pizzas.

6)   Always start your meals with soup or salad

Choose water based soup or a colorful salad to cut back on the entrée portion

7)   Strategies for eating out

Order entrées that are baked, broiled, grilled, or roasted instead of fried

8)   Do not drink calories

Cut back on sugary drinks such as fruit juices, smoothies, or regular sodas

Limit the consumption of alcohol

9)   Drink plenty of water

Follow the rule of 8 and 8: Drink 8 glasses of 8 oz. water daily               

10)Get moving: Be Active

Exercise between 45 to 60 minutes at-least 5 days a week

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  1. jigna Says:

    Hello all readers!

    I got overwhelmed to see all of you guys wonderful comments. I am thankful to all of you for liking my simple writing. I am a registered dietitian by profession and I write this blog to create a nutritional awareness in my community. I do not have any webpage or website of my own.

    Thanks again for visiting my blog.

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  3. PRIYANKA Says:

    the tips above are to the point and I am surely going to pay attention to them for improving my overall health and reduce weight. Thanks for lovely gist.

  4. ashok desai Says:

    10 quick tips for weight loss

    Tips are so simple and a common sense approach but often lot of us ignore it. This tips should be on our face all the time. I suggest consider this to be on JCSC web site at a prominent place so people do see all the time for years to come.Also, good part is the tips applies to chjldren,teenager,young adults,seniors and you name it. Thanks

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