One of the easiest ways to gain weight is though emotional eating. The reason is that when you are feeling emotionally weak (e.g. sad, depressed, stressed, bored, etc.), your strongest food cravings can hit the hardest. It is during these times that you typically crave comfort foods, which are usually high in fats, sugar and loaded with calories. As such, emotional eating can also railroad your weight loss efforts, too.
When it comes to weight loss diets, there is no shortage of programs, plans or strategies you can find. What’s more, it might seem like everyone has an opinion about which ones you should try. This can be very overwhelming, making it difficult for you to pick one diet from the ever-growing number of options.
If you feel more confused than ever about which diet to choose and what advice to take, here are a few tips to keep in mind when you’re on the hunt to find a diet that’s right for you.
Water pills, also known as diuretics, are one of the most popular types of non-prescription diet pills. Dieters like them because they offer quick results because they force the body to decrease the amount of water it is retaining. Essentially, these pills make you urinate more frequently, helping to reduce bloat and water weight.
Seeing the lower number on the scale and a slimmer tummy is highly appealing, but water pills are not a long-term weight loss solution and they’re not always safe to take, either.
With that in mind, here are four facts about water pills that are important to know if your plan is to make them a part of your weight management strategy.
Long-term, successful weight loss requires permanent changes in your health habits and lifestyle. This is because at the core of successful weight loss is a healthy, calorie-controlled diet combined with regular (and increased) physical activity.
Making these permanent changes can be easier said than done for most of us. However, implementing these five strategies into your everyday life may help in your efforts to achieve your weight loss success.
Did you know that a cluttered home could actually contribute to a growing waistline and/or make it harder for you to lose weight?
Fact: A cluttered home can leave you feeling stressed.
Fact: Stress can make it harder for you to lose weight and it can help you pack on the pounds by encouraging poor food choices that are often fattening.
Chances are if you have a hectic lifestyle, you live in a cluttered home. A full-time job, date nights, running the kids here and there, while trying to stay on top of all your other responsibilities can leave little time for anything else, let alone tidying up your humble abode.
That said, research has found that if you are trying to lose weight, a cluttered home could actually be one of the reasons holding you back from shedding that excess, unwanted fat.
The year is still young, and you have every opportunity to make 2019 a productive and positive year for achieving your weight loss goals. To help you stay on track with your weight loss efforts, here are 7 valuable tips that you can easily incorporate into your day-to-day lifestyle:
Do you find that you have big fitness goals every year and each year you never quite seem to reach your objectives? One of the biggest reasons why we tend to fail to stay committed to our health and fitness goals is a lack of long-term motivation. At some point, along the way, we’re bound to derail our progress either intentionally or unintentionally. Knowing this, it’s important that we find ways to re-find our motivation to get back on track. Continue reading
When it comes to losing weight, the key to your success will lie in your ability to follow a healthy diet and be consistently active so that you can burn through more calories and more fat every day. But how should you eat if you want to lose belly fat, in particular?
Because belly fat can be especially stubborn and difficult to melt away, we have compiled a few tips below to help you lose that belly fat faster with the help of your diet. In addition to nourishing your body, the following tips might also be just what you need to incorporate into your weight loss plan in order to slim down and get the firm and sexy tummy that you have always wanted—just don’t forget to do those important core workouts too. Continue reading
Are you having trouble losing weight even though you’ve been watching your calories and have been exercising regularly? If so, the problem might not be the methods you’re employing to help you drop excess pounds. The problem might be lack of sleep.
Believe it or not, but insufficient sleep can have a negative effect on your weight. When you’re short on sleep, your metabolism becomes sluggish, you may be too tired to exercise and you’re far more likely to crave high-fat foods that will throw a wrench in your healthy dieting goals. Continue reading