Category: Weight Loss

What to Do When You Hit a Weight Loss Plateau

The most common New Year’s resolution for 2019 was to lose weight. 

Did you recently lose weight through diet and exercise, but lately the scale won’t seem to budge? 

You’ve hit a weight loss plateau.  

Want to learn how to get past it? Keep reading for tips hurdle through it and achieve your weight goal. 

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Top 10 Tips for Better Portion Control So You Can Lose Weight

Losing weight is hard. You exercise, eat healthily, and drink plenty of water, but somehow you still can’t lose those extra pounds.

We get it. We’ve been there.

If you’re stuck on your weight loss journey, you might just need to tweak your portion sizes. It could make the difference between losing those pesky pounds or putting on more.

In a study conducted on overweight people, 38 percent of the participants who practiced portion control lost five percent or more of their body weight. 33 percent of those who didn’t watch their portions gained five percent or more of their body weight.

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Want to Lose Weight? Here Are the Pros and Cons of Keto Diet

The entirety of the keto diet is based on one concept: getting your body to burn fat instead of carbohydrates. When your body burns fat for energy, it is in a state of ketosis, the namesake of the diet plan. 

Keto diet plans limit the amount of food you eat during a day but also the type. A standard keto diet consists of about seventy to eighty percent fats, fifteen percent protein, and only five percent carbohydrates.

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It’s Tea Time: 5 Teas That Can Help You Lose Weight

Did you know tea is the second widely most-consumed beverage worldwide? Following only water? 

Clearly, people love drinking tea. 

But, tea is a lot more than just a tasty beverage. Certain kinds of teas can actually help you lose weight. 

And no, we’re not talking about those weird skinny tea drinks loaded with all sorts of weird chemicals and that Instagram influencers love to tote as their “weight loss miracle”. 

We’re talking about good old-fashioned tea made from natural herbs and plants and that you steep in a glass of water.

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Fiber and Weight Loss: How Fiber Can Help You Lose Weight

Feeling like the pounds are starting to pile on? You aren’t alone, about 30% of Australian women aged 40 to 60 are obese, and another 30% are overweight but not yet obese. 

It doesn’t have to be this way. Have you considered that your intake of fibre and weight loss are related? You probably aren’t getting enough fibre, and that’s helping to sabotage your efforts. 

Keep reading for how eating the right amount of fibre can help you on your weight loss journey. 

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Sleep for Weight Loss: How More Zzz’s Equal Less LB’s

We’ve all heard numerous times that eating a balanced, healthy diet and getting regular exercise are the keys to losing and keeping weight off. But did you also know that getting (or not getting) enough sleep can affect the number on your scale as well?

When you consider that 40% of American adults aren’t getting the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep per night and that 40% of the U.S. population is obese, it’s easy to see how there may be a connection.

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