If you’re trying to lose weight, congratulations. You’re embarking on maybe the most important journey of your life. You’ve made the decision to do something for your health, and for that you’re to be commended. The experienced, caring professionals with ProHealth Solutions are here to help.
We offer weight loss programs that not only include medical supervision, but also incorporate a safe, healthy plan of exercise as well as diet. ProHealth Solutions also provides intravenous weight loss drips that can help you stay hydrated as well as help you shed some of those troublesome pounds.
If you would like to learn more about how we can help you not only lose weight, but also keep it off, please give ProHealth Solutions a call at 727-873-6536 or contact us online. In the meantime, here are a few tips to lose weight in a way that’s much easier than you may have imagined possible.
1. Eat More Protein
The body works pretty hard to digest and metabolize protein. That helps it burn calories as a result. High-protein diets have also been shown to help you feel full after a meal, helping you reduce your daily intake of calories in the process.
2. Eat Whole Foods3. Avoid Sugars and Processed Foods
Processed foods are designed to make you want more – that’s part of the reason why it’s so hard to stop eating those chips, cookies or candy once you’ve started. If you can cut them out of your diet, there’s a very good chance you’ll lose weight.
4. Drink More Water
You might scoff, but there is proof that drinking water might help you lose some weight. Drinking as little as 17 ounces of water can help your body burn calories for as long as an hour. If you’re middle aged or older, drinking water before a meal could keep your body from absorbing as many calories.
5. Cut Out the Sweetener in Coffee
Drinking coffee each morning could help you lose weight as well. Research indicates that the caffeine in coffee could increase the rate at which the body burns calories. Since sugar helps contribute to weight gain, try drinking your coffee straight.
6. Try Intermittent Fasting
Fasting every once in a while might be a great way to drop some unwanted pounds as well. It can lead to reduced calorie consumption, which can contribute to not only weight loss, but other potential benefits.
7. Eat More Fruits and Vegetables
There’s a reason your parents told you to eat your fruits and vegetables – they’re great for your health. They both contain a lot of water, and many of them are also high in fiber – as well as critically important nutrients. Studies show that people who eat a lot of fruits and vegetables tend to weigh less than those who don’t.
8. Use Smaller Plates
Losing weight can be psychological for a lot of people. If you use smaller plates when eating, that might actually help reduce the amount of food you eat. Doing so could make you think that you’ve eaten more than you really have.
9. Take Probiotics
You’ve no doubt seen ads on TV touting the benefits of probiotics. While it might not seem that appetizing to ingest live bacteria on purpose, these microscopic organisms won’t hurt you – they’re so-called “good” bacteria. One specific type of bacteria found in probiotics, Lactobacillus gasseri, has been shown to promote weight loss.
10. Sleep More
While we all need to get the right amount of sleep to be ready to face the next day, getting more could also help with your weight loss plan. A lack of sleep can cause a disruption in the way that the hormones that regulate appetite work. You might eat more as a result.
11. Brush Your Teeth After Meals
If you already brush and floss after you eat, you’re already boosting your dental health. It could help reduce your propensity to snack as well.
12. Incorporate Cardio into Your Daily Routine
If you’re going to sustain a sound weight loss program, you’re going to need to mix in some exercise. Activities that increase the heart rate, such as cycling, jogging or hiking, could help reduce belly fat.
13. Eat Mindfully
When you practice mindful eating – basically, being more aware of your food – helps your body do a better job of “getting the message,” so to speak, that you’re full. It might keep you from binge eating.
14. Eat Slowly
Try slowing down when you eat. It’s understandable that people will sometimes have to wolf down their food when they’re in a hurry, such as when they have to get to work or finish their lunch hour. But it’s a bad habit. Research shows that those who slow down are less likely to become obese.
15. Try a Low-Carb Diet
While you shouldn’t try to eliminate carbohydrates from your diet (since they help provide the energy your body needs to function properly), if you can reduce your carb intake, you might reduce your weight as well. In fact, a low-carb diet might help you lose significantly more weight than following a low-fat diet.
Contact ProHealth Solutions to Learn More About Medically Assisted Weight Loss
ProHealth Solutions has a team of experts who will be here to help your weight loss program succeed. We’ll not only provide you with medical solutions, we’ll also provide you with the motivation you need to keep going.
Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us for more information on our weight loss services. We’ll be more than happy to answer any questions you may have. Use our online form or call 727-873-6536.