Savouring your food is a powerful weapon to combat overeating if you are trying to Weight Loss. The trick is to stop eating when you are no longer enjoying the taste of your food. You’ll be amazed at how few mouthfuls it takes.
The best part about making this a habit is that you’ll find out that some of the fattening foods you thought you liked, you actually don’t like at all. Even better, you may get to taste a little bit of heaven every time you try it out.
Get into the habit of stopping every few mouthfuls of food and asking yourself if your still enjoying the taste. If you are not, don’t finish the food.
Unless you are running marathons regularly or are a professional athlete, exercise alone is usually not powerful enough to cause you to Weight Loss to any significant level when compared to managing our food-energy intake.
However, it is powerful enough to help us maintain our weight once we have lost it. Don’t worry if you don’t like running or swimming, just do whatever you enjoy. For weight management it may be necessary to do 60-90 minutes of activity per day. This may sound like a lot but for a brisk walk or increasing your incidental activity will help to manage your weight.
Get in to the habit of going for a walk to wind down after a stressful day as this is when we often succumb to pre dinner grazing. Another simple change to the level of activity you do each day would be to schedule a daily walk of 30 minutes during your lunch break. Not only will you find that this gives you an additional two and a half hours of exercise per week and thus aids your weight loss you will also be amazed at how much more energy and how much more alert you are during your afternoon.