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How To Lose Weight Naturally

There are lots of quick methods on the internet about weight loss that are not backed with any scientific research.


There are lots of quick methods on the internet about weight loss that are not backed with any scientific research. These methods cause more harm than good. Most people on the internet are at business and not to really assist you. They are solely up to selling you their products. There are several natural methods that have proven scientifically to aid in your weight loss.

10 Natural ways to lose weight

Below are some of the natural scientifically proven methods for your weight loss that have no negative side effects;

  1. Add more protein to your diet- a high protein diet is known to make you feel full and reduce your appetite. Scientific studies show that people on high protein diet eat over 400 fewer calories. Eating high protein food like eggs can have a powerful effect on your weight loss
  2. Whole single ingredient foods- whole single ingredient foods eliminate vast majority of added sugar, processed food and added fat. Whole foods are naturally filling and this makes it easier to keep within healthy calorie limits.
  3. Avoid processed food- processed foods are usually high in calories, added sugar and added fats. They also steer you to eat as much as possible. Some of them are even addictive. Avoiding them is a nice start for your journey for losing weight.
  4. Drink a lot of water- drinking water increases the calories you burn. Drinking water before meals leads to reduced calorie intake. Allow water to replace other beverages that are high in calories.
  5. Exercise- exercise accompanied with the best diet will help you reduce your weight in a healthy and natural way. You do not have to have a sophisticated gym or to do strenuous exercises for you to lose weight. Just start with simple jogging every morning, increase your exercises gradually as your body wills.
  6. Limit intake of refined carbohydrates- refined carbohydrates can increase the risk of overeating and diseases that may hinder your weight loss.
  7. Drink unsweetened green tea- green tea is loaded with antioxidants. Drinking green tea is associated with a lot of benefits like increased fat burning and weight loss.
  8. Eat more vegetables and fruits- vegetables and fruits are extremely healthy weight loss friendly tools. They have low energy density, high in water, nutrients and fiber. This enables you eat large servings without having to eat too many calories.
  9. Eat more slowly- eating too fast makes you eat many calories before your body realizing that you have eaten more than enough. Chewing more slowly helps your body produce hormones that are linked to weight loss.
  10. Replace some fat with coconut oil- coconut has medium chain triglycerides calories which are metabolised differently from other types of fat. These types of fats can slightly boost your metabolism. Coconut oil makes you reduce belly fat.

Losing weight naturally is the best way to lose weight. It solely depends on your determination.

Originally published at medium.com

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