“If only I could lose weight in time for Christmas ….”
Many of us have said it, and throughout the year we’ve heard people mutter, “If only I could lose weight by the weekend.”
Shedding a few pounds in time for Christmas is by no means easy. After all, we’re already in December and Santa Claus is giving his sleigh one last clean before he takes off. This basically means that you’re looking to lose weight super quickly. You probably want to fit into a nice dress for Christmas Day, or perhaps you’re looking to slim down before you tuck into turkey dinner and all the trimmings.
Whatever your reasons, we’ve got a fantastic Christmas present for you: 10 top tips on how to shed a few pounds in time for the festive season. Let’s take a look!
Cut Down On The Sodium
Yes, we all know that salt is bad for our hips, but most of us believe that all we need to do is cut out the added salt.
But this is not quite so. While liberally sprinkling table salt over your meals is definitely bad for you, it only makes up around 25% of our sodium intake. The rest comes from salt that is already in our meals.
For example, processed food is crammed with salt, as are granola bars and tins of canned tuna. Moreover, a restaurant chef can be liberal with the salt too, unless you tell them to stop it.
Before you choose your next meal, carefully consider the salt content. Check the ingredients, do some prior research.
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