There was a time in this world when the need to lose weight was completely unheard of. People ate well, but the worked well too. They woke up early in the morning and then engaged in a whole day’s work. This work was mostly physical labor. People worked on fields digging, sowing, harvesting. They tilled ...
There was a time in this world when the need to lose weight was completely unheard of. People ate well, but the worked well too. They woke up early in the morning and then engaged in a whole day’s work. This work was mostly physical labor. People worked on fields digging, sowing, harvesting. They tilled they soil, rode horses, worked on farms and ranches. The result was that they could afford to eat almost anything they wanted in whatever quantities they wanted.
But that was ages ago. The world has changed so much since those days. Life styles have changed so much and the comforts and facilities have increased so much. But every rose has its thorn. As a result of all these comforts and amenities the state of physical well being has really changed. Most of us have sedentary jobs that demand little or no exercise at all. To put it simply, things have become so damn easy. And just as can be expected, weight gain has become a major concern for almost every city dweller.
During the period of thoughtless youth it is not such a major concern. The young practically eat nothing and so weight problems do not bother them so much. But as soon as you turn twenty, you start showing signs of weight gain and that too in all the wrong places.
It’s not about the hour glass figure or the perfectly sculpted and toned body. It is more about staying fit and remaining healthy to ensure a long, disease free life. Every body knows that those extra pounds spell illness. All over the world people are switching to a healthier life style and the catch line is indeed weight loss.
This book is dedicated solely to the cause of losing weight and that too in the most surprising ways you ever heard of. There is only one thing that you have to bear in mind. Weight loss does not happen by itself. There are only two ways to accomplish it...
The first is by watching what you eat and the second is by seeing to it that your body gets the exercise that it needs. (This report gives tips for both.)
As you go through the following pages, my hope is that you’re continually amazed by all the “everyday” things you can be doing to lose 10 pounds...or more.
Go easy on salt, as too much salt is one of the causes of
obesity. Make it a point to really cut down on salt. Try to
bring down your salt intake to half of what it was last
Change from table butter to cholesterol free butter. If you
have a choice why not g for it, any way it is healthier for
you and tastes just the same. Bear in mind that these
small changes can go a long way towards weight
Instead of frying things try baking them without fat.
Baking is by far a healthier method of preparing food than
frying. Baking requires lesser oil or fat.
Use a non stick frying pan for your cooking so that you do
not have to add oil. The golden rule is to try and avoid as
much oil as possible and a non stick pan is the perfect
solution to this problem.
Boil your vegetables instead of cooking them, or even
better, eat them fresh. However if you do not like eating
your vegetables as it is, try steaming them without
adding anything at all. This is probably the healthiest way
to eat cabbages, cauliflowers and a host of other
Carry parsley with you. Parsley is an excellent thing to
munch on in between meals. Not just is it good for you in
terms of vitamins, but it is also a perfect way of making
your breath fresher.
Choose low fat substitutes or no fat substitutes. There are
plenty of low fat or even no fat substitutes available in
the market so why not choose wisely. It is much better
for you heart too. Many people just go for shopping and
pick up whatever they can. They do not bother to find out
if there are nay substitutes for the thing they are looking
In the markets of today, you will be astounded at the
range of goods that manufactures have to offer. In fact
with all the hue and cry that is being made about weight
loss, low fat substitutes and no fat substitutes are hitting
the stands faster than mushrooms that sprout after the
So the next time you head for the stores instead of
picking up what you have always picked up, see if there
are better substitutes.
Remember that our bodies need nutrients and not just
calories. Fats give us nutrients but with more calories
than what proteins or carbohydrates do.
Avoid crash diets. They are bad for health and you will
gain what you have lost once you take a break. Crash
diets are not a solution to weight loss. It might seem as if
you have lost few pounds but the moment you give up on
the crash diet every thing will bounce