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Top 10 Eating Habits to Help You Lose Weight

One of the work-from-home perks we’ve enjoyed the last few months is wearing soft, comfy stretch pants all day. Ah! Nothing feels better on the belly. That is, until you try to zip up your regular pants and realize maybe you’ve gotten just a little too comfortable. Well, take heart. By incorporating a few healthy eating habits, you’ll be back in those office pants sooner than you think.  Start with these top 10 weight loss tips.

10 Eating Habits to Help You Lose Weight

  1. Eat slowly and mindfully. It takes 20 minutes for your brain to receive signals that you’re full, so give it time to register.
  2. Add protein to each meal. Protein takes longer to digest, making you less likely to snack. Breakfast protein is especially important as it sets the metabolic pace for the day.
  3. During the meal, drink water between bites.
  4. Eat a piece of fruit before dinner. An apple provides 5 grams of fiber and helps curb your appetite and enhance digestion.
  5. Use a smaller salad plate for dinner. It changes your portion size and still gives you the perception your plate is full.
  6. If you eat bread, choose whole grain bread with at least 2 grams of fiber per slice.
  7. Cut the soda. By eliminating soda (both diet and regular), you can lose 10 pounds in a year.
  8. Eat your sandwich with just one slice of bread. Better yet, wrap your sandwich in lettuce.
  9. Avoid processed and white foods which are high in calories, sodium and preservatives.
  10. Brush your teeth. You’ll be inclined to keep your mouth clean.

Adding one or two of these weight loss tips will fast-track you right back into your slimmer clothes. The most effective way to lose weight is to change your eating habits over time. Start slow and build from there. If you need supplemental health to get your body on the right track, feel free to browse our online store for solutions.

This article is for informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice and should not be relied upon. Before making any changes to your health plan, always seek advice from your doctor about your concerns, risks and benefits.