If losing weight or eating better was at the top of your resolution list, we promise you are not the only one. However, most Americans give up on their resolutions before the end of January. The reason for this is that most of us are setting unrealistic expectations. As we approach February, you may be wondering how much longer you can keep up your resolution. Try these few simple tips to keep you going! If you have fallen off track, we are here to help. Start fresh with VitaDetox, a specialized IV therapy for detox.
Did you know that how fast you eat can influence your weight gain? Studies show that folks who eat more quickly are 115% more likely to be obese. Your body produces a hormonal signal to your brain when you are full; however, it takes the body about 20 minutes to signal this. Simply eating slower and chewing more often can reduce overeating.
Add more protein to your diet.
Protein is the most filling macronutrient. If your goal is to lose weight while retaining muscle mass, protein is your best friend. By including more protein in your diet, you can reduce calories while boosting your metabolism, increasing the number of calories you burn daily. One study showed increasing daily protein intake from 15% to 30% reduced calorie intake, on average, by 441 without actively restricting the amount subjects ate.
Make healthy foods readily available.
If you are hungry, you are more likely to eat the first thing you see. Meal prep is one way to curb bad snacking. Cook from home, you will know precisely what is in your food and make extra portions for your next meal. Cut all your fruits and veggies at once. Keep some ready for snacking in the fridge at eye level. Decorate your kitchen with a fruit bowl or keep a healthy snack such as almonds on your desk.
Fallen off track?
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