Foods that burn fat: Apple cider vinegar, lemons, water, lean beef, cayenne, cinnamon, cloves, dried mustard, plain yogurt with live active cultures, GLA, L-methionine and almonds.
Drinking water with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice reduces cellulite.
Eating carrots and apples also reduces cellulite.
Cranberry juice with no sugar is good for weigh loss.
Do a gentle liver and colon cleanse once per year. Summer is a good time for cleanses, using juices and wheat grass.
Reduce toxins in your diet & environment.
Causes of Weight Gain:
Toxins in the body
Poor functioning organs
Hormones out of balance
Deprived of nutrients
Over worked liver
Good Detox Foods:
Water with Lemon
Green Leafy Veggies
80% of the foods you eat should be alkaline foods
Keep your sugar intake between 5-9 grams per day
Increase the amount of fruits and vegetables in your diet
Eat foods that are Low in fat/Low in Carbs/Low in Starch
Eat foods high in fiber
Eat breads, rice & pasta sparingly
Avoid juice & soda
Eat whole grains and legumes
Eat lean meats
Limit Alcohol intake
HORMONES THAT KEEP YOU THIN:
Progesterone: can burn 100 to 300 calories per day
HGH: Human Growth Hormone
KEYS TO WEIGHT LOSS:
Try going 5 days without sugar.
Cut back on Carbs at night, have nuts instead.
Avoid overly complex diets.
Deprivation doesn’t work.
Avoid all you can eat buffets.
Check your thyroid.
Balance your hormones.
Build Lean muscle.
Eat Protein, it burns fat and makes you feel full.
Drink at least 8 glasses of water per day.
Eat at least 25 Grams of fiber per day.
Eat a healthy breakfast.
Let lunch be your largest meal of the day.
Keep a food journal and write down everything you eat for 1 week.
When eating out choose healthy heart choices.
Get a to go box as soon as your meal comes and put half of it in the box.
Split a meal with a friend.
Eat dinner before the sun goes down.
Daily exercise: At lease 30 minutes per day.
Consult your doctor on your weight loss plan.
Don’t grocery shop when you are hungry.
Plan ahead and make a list before grocery shopping.
The healthy foods are on the outer edges of the grocery store.
Avoid grocery store food isles of temptation.
Practice mindful eating. Eat slower, chew and taste your food. Don’t do anything else but eat at meal times.
Best fruits for weight loss: watermelon, peaches, mango, cherries, blackberries and strawberries.
Sort your food into 3 boxes: Healthy foods, neutral foods, and fattening foods.
Choose healthy outlets for your emotions, instead of emotional eating.
The Mediterranean Diet is a healthy diet: lean meats, fruits & veggies, nuts & seeds and olive oil.
Being overweight has an emotional component. Some people over eat for comfort or to soothe their emotions.
Write down the benefits of weight loss.
When traveling buy your own food so you can stay on track.
Set realistic weight loss goals.
Have a good support system
Commit to weight loss.
Boost your metabolism by eating fruits & veggies, lean meats and hot things like jalapenos, red-hot chilli peppers, hot sauce.
To keep the pounds off for good requires a complete lifestyle change.
Create healthy eating habits.
Instead of going out to dinner plan a work out date.
Louise Hay states that being over weight stems from: Fear, need for protection, running away from feelings, insecurity, self-rejection and seeking fulfillment.
Join a gym.
Avoid late night snacking
Change the channel when food commercials come on.
Map out meals ahead of time.
Avoid white foods like rice & pasta.
Don’t bring junk food into your house.
Practice portion control.
Find a hobby you enjoy.
Avoid eating anything that comes from a box.
Prepare fresh foods.
If you crave sweets eat berries or fruit instead.
Keep your workout interesting.
Eliminate junk food.
Hire a personal trainer for motivation.
Try lettuce wraps instead of bread with sandwiches.
Have a good support system.
Reward your self with something other than food.
Reduce the amount of grains you eat.
Work out while watching TV.
Read nutritional labels for sodium, fat and sugar content.
Double time when it comes to exercise.
Just say no to fried foods.
Deal with stress in healthy ways.
Set realistic weight goals.
Make some smoothies.
Take the stairs.
Park far away from your destination to get in more walking time.