It is difficult to lose weight, but that being said, please keep in mind that there are many rewards for accomplishing your goal! It is common to attempt a weight loss program multiple times and not successfully reach weight loss goals. Don't give up! There are many different reasons why you might be having trouble losing weight; therefore it is important to talk to a health professional.
Below are some simple weight loss tips that may hold the key ingredient to what you need:
1) Eat five small meals throughout the day as opposed to three large meals. This recommendation is based on the concept that eating constantly helps balance blood sugar levels and may, as a result, prevent overeating later on.
2) Increase water intake gradually to eight cups per day. People often misinterpret thirst for hunger.
3) Increase vegetable and fruit intake - avoid processed and refined foods. Healthy snack choices provide essential nutrients and are less calorie dense.
4) Exercise regularly (thirty minutes, three to four times per week) as part of a healthy lifestyle!
Ashley Kowalski is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in Embrun, Cornwall, and Ottawa. She is currently accepting new patients.