Fast Weight Loss and Calories
If you are trying to lose weight in a hurry, a limited calorie diet can be an important part of your overall weight loss plan. Keeping your calorie intake low and your activity levels up will help shed pounds fast.
If you have a tough time sticking to a limited calorie diet, try using a diet journal. Keep track of each and every bite you eat in your weight loss journal. This attention to food and what you are eating can have the subconscious effect of training yourself to eat less.
Fast Weight Loss Diet Foods
Some foods require more energy to digest than calories they give you. These are sometimes called "negative calorie foods" because of that effect. By snacking on these foods, you can give your metabolism an extra boost.
Here are a few negative calorie foods...
And there are many more. While simply snacking on these foods won't result in a weight loss miracle, they make better choices than a bag of potato chips. When added to a low fat, low carb, low calorie diet these negative calorie foods give you healthy options for in between meals. To read more about how foods can help you lose weight, be sure to check out the link at the bottom of this article.
Sticking to a Fast Weight Loss Diet Plan
The toughest part of losing weight is sticking with it. This is especially difficult if you are on a restrictive diet, like many fast weight loss diets are. There's tricks to keeping your motivation, like taping a picture or note to the fridge and the weight loss journaling trick I mentioned earlier. Support groups (both online and off) can be helpful for some. Just remember that a diet is only as effective as your dedication to it. If you want to lose weight fast, you need to keep your mind on the goal.