Get in a cheat meal (MEAL…not Day/Weekend/Month!)
Think of this meal as a reward for good behavior and to keep a sense of reality.
Say no to white bread.
The calories from white bread and refined grains seem to settle at the waistline more than calories from other foods.
Know what eating less ACTUALLY IS.
Thin people that have been thin their whole lives often have a better understanding of portion size compared to people that are overweight.
Forget the Fat Burners your Personal Trainer (who sucks by the way) is trying to sell you.
Never totally forbid yourself a favorite food. (Just be modest about it)
The more you tell yourself you can’t eat something you love, the more you’re going to want it.
Pace around your office or house while talking on the phone; avoid drive throughs, park further away, take the stairs etc. When Mayo Clinic reserachers fed a group of volunteers an extra 1,000 calories a day over the course of eight weeks, they found sedentary individuals gained 8x more weight than those who fidgeted a lot during the day.
Get Extra Sleep
When researchers at the University of Chicago studied men who were sleep-deprived, they found that after just a few days, their bodies had a
tougher time processing glucose in the blood—a problem common in overweight diabetics. When the individuals returned to a more normal
seven to eight hours of sleep a night, however, their metabolisms returned to normal.