3 best Weight Loss secrets
Want to drop a size or two this month? It’s more possible than you think!
Incorporate the following weight loss secrets into your daily routine to naturally boost your metabolism, automatically lower your daily consumption of calories and keep your motivation going strong so that you drop excess fat quicker than ever before.
Secret #1: See how your clothes fit
Tacking how your clothes fit is a Great indicator of how your fitness goals are doing. Do your clothes fit tighter?, then that shows that you have to get back on track with your goals. Do they fit looser? Then you are on the right track in your fitness journey!
Secret #2: Switch to Green Tea
Drop pounds by simply switching from soda to unsweetened green tea.
The average soda drinker ends up consuming over 65,000 extra calories from their beverage of choice each year, calories that quickly add up to pounds gained. Even if your soda of choice is diet, this simple swap will result in pounds lost.
While diet soda doesn’t contain calories, there is evidence that the chemical compounds found in diet soda spike your hunger hormones, causing you to overeat. Unsweetened green tea, on the other hand, is calorie free and contains catechins that have been shown to help increase metabolism.
Secret #3: Go Gluten Free
Do you ever feel Bloated after you eat a certain food? Foods containing glutens like wheat may be the cause.
You don’t have to be allergic to gluten to benefit from a gluten free diet.
A Columbia University study reported that gluten triggers fattening biochemical changes, due in part to genetically altered wheat. These fattening biochemical changes are in addition to the high calorie counts of most gluten-containing foods, which means that avoiding gluten will help you drop weight twice as fast.
Rather than jumping from gluten-filled grain products to gluten-free grain products, do your best to trim even the gluten-free grains from your diet. This can be achieved by swapping out tortillas for large lettuce leaves and traditional noodles for noodles made from vegetables.
Don’t forget to exercise: the quickest way to reshape your body is with a combination of exercise and smart eating. Please feel free to call or email me to get started on your body transformation. That’s what I’m here for!
Bonus Secret #4!
You’ve heard that eating small meals throughout the day helps to keep your metabolism going strong, but you should really think of these as “mini meals” rather than small meals. Eating too many calories in these mini meals will do more harm than good in your quest for pounds lost.
An effective mini meal must contain a serving of healthy protein – BUT it’s important that you avoid eating too much of a good thing. Consuming more than 3 ounces of protein in a single sitting is counterproductive towards fat loss and could easily result in weight gain.
Turkey Snack Meatballs
Wholesome snacking can be just as quick, simple and convenient as junk food snacking. Really! All it takes is a little bit of forethought. Make a batch of these Turkey Snack Meatballs on the weekend to set you up for a week filled with smart, healthy snacking. And just like that you take another giant step towards that leaner, healthier, more energetic you. The best version of you.
Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com
Here’s what you need…
- 1 lb ground turkey
- ½ cup yellow onion, diced
- ¼ cup red bell pepper, diced
- 2 Tablespoons fresh mint, minced
- 2 Tablespoons red curry paste
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1½ teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
- ½ teaspoon ground coriander
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- Preheat the oven to 350 F and lightly grease casserole pan with olive oil.
- Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, shape into 20 meatballs and place in the prepared pan.
- Bake for 25 minutes or until cooked through. Enjoy!
One serving equals: 50 calories, 2g fat, 3g carbohydrate, 116mg sodium, 1g sugar, 0g fiber, and 5g protein.
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