#2. Eat ‘Low-GI Foods!
lowgibreadWhen it comes to noshing on the right foods for weight loss, to separate the winners from the losers stick to the GI scale (glycemic index). High-GI foods are broken down quickly by the body and deliver a short, sharp burst of energy.
Low-GI foods take longer to break down, keeping you feeling fuller for longer. Trade in your white bread, rice, pasta and rice-based crackers for Low-GI whole grain/wheat alternatives. Same goes for potatoes; swap white for sweet – just don’t eat too much! Alternatively, going low-carb is a sure-fire way to lose weight fast, just go slow to minimize cravings.
#3. Splurge (Occasionally!)
If you feel too restricted on your new eating plan, you’re not going to enjoy it, which is why it’s occasionally good to indulge (sensibly) in your favorite foods. Have the belief that losing weight means cutting out your favorite foods forever and you might fall of your new plan completely. The most important thing is have fun, so have that slice of pizza – just not the whole thing!
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