As we all may know, there are many fad diets on the market promising quick weight loss results. However, many may be expensive or unhealthy in the long run. If you’re trying to stay healthy, and do it safely, keep reading for a few ways to adjust your diet for optimal results.
Gallon of Water
Drink a gallon of water a day. Maintaining hydration is not only important for overall health, but helps keep you full throughout the day, limits snacking, and maintains hydration. Add lemon and limes to enhance the flavor of water.
More Protein, Less Carbs
It’s important to maintain levels of protein and eat more lean meats, such as chicken breast, and limit fatty meats and fried foods. Limit carb intake as well and swap it out with starchy vegetables and as many leafy greens as you want. Limit carb intake as well and fill up on veggies instead.
Plan small meals throughout the day such as high protein, low carb snacks. Some ideas include a greek yogurt cup and a handful of berries, two hard boiled eggs, or a handful of almonds. Enjoy a few snacks like these throughout the day to curb hunger and avoid snacking late at night.
Maintain normal activity levels. This may seem obvious, but to stay healthy it’s important to have at least thirty minutes of movement a day—whatever that might look like. Find a fitness activity that you enjoy doing a lot. so that you will stick to it. Fitness classes offer a fun, supportive, and motivating environment to help maintain consistency.