Loose Weight in a Week
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23rd Apr 2013, 01:40 PM #1
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Loose Weight in a WeekNothing can motivate you more than the prospect of losing weight in only ten days. Although it's quite unbelievable, but following an appropriate diet plan and exercising schedule can help you to materialize this dream. Here are some quickies to help you shed few pounds within a short period of ten days.
Cut down your consumption of meat and eggs as they instantly decrease your calorie intake. Do you know that a tandoori chicken breast contains 300 calories plus 13 gm of fat whereas vegetable salad with a teaspoon of olive oil has 120 calories and healthy fat? Add lots of fresh fruits and vegetable in your diet and you can also follow the grapefruit diet plan. Sticking to it can really help you in knocking off those extra kilos really fast.
Cut the Sodium
Excess sodium intake can lead to water retention, which in turn leads to a bloated appearance. Keep a tab on your sodium intake. Restrain from eating canned food, buttermilk, salt, cornmeal, cheese and chick peas. However, remember your body still needs some amount of sodium. Thus, eat green leafy vegetables as they are a healthy source of sodium.
Cut the Fat
"Say no to fat", this should be your policy for the ten days. Have salad without dressings. Stay away from sweets, chocolates, paranthas, poor is, processed foods and sugary drinks. Stick to Home-cooked meals and make a resolution to be on a diet of whole wheat items such as chapattis, brown rice and whole-grain pasta for ten days.
Drink plenty of Water
Say goodbye to shakes, sodas, colas and alcoholic drinks. Instead, drink plenty of water to shed extra weight. Have at least eight glasses of water every day. Water helps in reducing weight as it has electrolytes, which improves your metabolism. Drink unsweetened tea and skimmed milk if you want to take any beverage.
Apart from making modifications in your diet, following a strict exercise regimen is also necessary. You lose weight only when you are burning more calories than consuming. If you find it hard to hit the gym, get yourself busy with walking, cycling and swimming. These are the easiest and most interesting ways to lose weight. Avoid taking escalators, climb stairs and remain fit naturally.
Other than aforementioned points, you must know your body weight and mass index (BMI) as per as your height and weight. Consult a dietician and discuss your calorie intake to help you lose weight fast.