Do you need to weigh yourself often? Is it an obsession?
Tracking your weight is very important, but do it weekly. If you want to lose weight, we recommend losing about 5-10% of your current weight over 6 months. But if you have a small shift each week, don’t stress. It may be due to the amount of water.
Should I drink water before meals to lose weight faster?
Drinking water is important for hydration. Some people trying to lose weight drink water before meals to help fight hunger, but research data supporting this practice are lacking. There are certain conditions where its consumption is contraindicated.
Can I eat as much grilled chicken as I want and still lose weight?
No. Undoubtedly, grilled chicken is an excellent source of protein, low in fat and nutritious. An 85-gram portion of skinless, boneless chicken breast has only 102 calories. A high protein diet is very effective for weight loss in both the short and long term. But portion control is very important. Moderation is the key to healthy weight loss.
Should I skip dinner if I have a heavy lunch?
No. Skipping dinner leads to longer periods of fasting, which is associated with lower energy levels and nutritional deficiencies. Plus, if you radically change your eating habits, you’re more likely to hit the fridge at odd hours and ruin all the good things.
Should I plan every meal for weight loss?
• Weight loss occurs when you plan your meals properly and consume fewer calories than you normally would.
• Make smart dietary choices such as whole grains, vegetables, fruits, and lean meats.
• Limit sugar intake.
• Use low-fat cooking methods.
• Plan snacking alternatives. That’s when it hits you the hardest.
• Increase physical activity.