1. Drink a lot of water
People often mix up thirst and hunger – that’s why many of us take in more calories than we should. Glass of water could diminish your feeling of hunger; if you add some lemon juice you’ll get a tasty drink that’s good for you.
2. Plan your meals
Think about healthy things you could add to your diet like fruits and vegetables. Diet rich in fruits and vegetables will help your health tremendously, and it will help you reach that feeling of being full faster.
3. Do not eat if you’re not really hungry
Hunger is body’s way of telling us that it needs fuel, so, if our desire for food does not come from hunger, food will not satisfy you, it’s going to make you tired and overloaded.
4. Carefully choose your evening meals
The reckless meal usually comes after dinner. If you really have to eat, choose something healthy like your favorite fruit.
5. Enjoy your favorite food
If you avoid your favorite food there is a big chance that you’ll get more calories than you should from something else. All you need to do is adjust the portions.
6. Enjoy sweets away from home
If you crave something sweet go to your favorite doughnut shop or similar, that’s how you’ll avoid temptations at home.
7. Eat more often, but smaller portions
Some studies have shown that people who eat four or five meals a day control their weight and appetite better.
8. Eat proteins in each meal
Proteins make you feel full sooner than fats or carbohydrates, this could be your new weapon in the war against weight.
9. Spice up your food
Spices will enhance the taste of your food- less food will make you feel full and satisfied.
10. Fill up your kitchen with healthy foods
It can be tempting to order some fast food sometimes, but if you can make a healthy meal at home, you’ll make less bad decisions.
11. Eat mini portions
One of the tricks you could use is a smaller plate which will make your portions look bigger. Your brain will be happy same as your stomach.
12. Eat seasonal foods
If you don’t like a certain fruit or a vegetable, the reason could be that you tried it when it wasn’t in its season. When you eat all fruits and vegetables at their peak, they all taste much better.
13) Replace pasta with vegetables
This could lower amount of calories by hundreds in each meal.
14) Do not fight stress with food
Everybody has to fight stress on a daily basis, instead of looking for relief in food, try something like meditation or working out.
15) Be active
Don’t use exercise to punish yourself because you ate too much, you’ll create a negative pattern and you’ll create resistance to activity. Instead of that, focus on how you feel after the workout.
Any kind of exercise is good for you whether you’re trying to lose weight or not. Make this a positive experience and lifelong habit.