Top Three Healthy Weight Loss Tips

By: Ellisha Rader Mannering - August 10, 2014

Everyone wants to lose weight, but it is important to do it the healthy way. Crash diets may seem like a great way to lose weight fast, but they can actually damage your body and cause you to gain more weight in the long run. If you are serious about losing weight the healthy way, you have to realize it won’t happen overnight and could take a while.

While there is no way to lose weight quickly in a healthy manner, there are a few ways you can speed up weight loss and trigger your body to burn fat faster. Here are the top three healthy weight loss tips.

Soup And Salad
Eating something healthy before a big meal can help make you full sooner and prevent you from overeating foods that are unhealthy or higher in calories. Soups and salads are the best options, but you can also start with a piece or fruit or a few vegetables. The appetizers will also get your metabolism going and ensure that your body is converting all of the calories consumed during the meal into energy.

Eat When You Are Hungry
Most people think you have to eat less food less often to lose weight. While this might work, it could also make you feel hungry throughout the day and is more likely to cause you to cheat and snack on unhealthy foods. If you want to lose weight quickly and stay healthy, you need to eat small meals and snacks whenever you are hungry. Not only will this keep you from overeating during lunch or dinner, it will also keep you metabolism working and help your body burn more calories throughout the day.

Slow Down
The faster you eat, the more you eat. No matter what you are eating, slow down and make sure you chew your food thoroughly. Food that has been chewed properly will be easier to digest and will not linger in your body and make you feel bloated. By slowing down, your body has a chance to recognize it is full faster so you stop eating sooner and as a result each less at each meal.

Let these tips help you boost your metabolism and lose weight in a safe and healthy way.

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Ellisha Rader ManneringEllisha is a writer, wife, and mommy to Cyrus and Milo. She enjoys fishing, hiking, being outdoors, shopping, traveling with her family and teaching baton twirling. Follow her on Twitter @lishann

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