Going on a new diet does not have to be miserable. All diets need to be eased in but the key is to stick to it even when it’s tough. It takes some time to develop new eating habits but follow the tips below will help you along the road to a healthier life
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Join a support group to keep dieting momentum. Talking to other dieters helps you along the way with tips and tricks to keep to your diet.
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Track nutrition so you know exactly what you’re taking in. Dieting does not mean you have to starve but that means you have to be careful with the little extra bits here and there. Tracking Nutrition helps you keep to your diet by showing you exactly how much or how little you eat.
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Write about your diet. Blog or journal so you can track your own progress. It may help to write when you’re struggling instead of breaking your diet to bring some comfort food.
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Plan for diet by making lists plan meals ahead and grocery shopping to ensure you have everything you need. If you plan your meals in advance it is much easier to stick to your diet when you’re busy or extra hungry.
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Eat every 2 to 3 hours. This helps to keep your metabolism going strong keeping blood sugar levels consistent and helps the stomach from hunger which can lead to break your diet with a mindless binge.
Drink plenty of water. Eight cups of water or more a day is ideal for the dieter. Water keeps your metabolism moving together helps you feel full and keep your body hydrated. Drink a glass of water when it is not a meal and you have the desire to snack.
Chew sugarless gum when you want something sweet or feel you need to chew. Keep packages of gum nest in the car office and especially the kitchen. That way when you go to take a bite take a stick of gum instead.