Are you looking for a way to lose weight fast? Here are some tips:
1. Reduce your sugar intake
The most important part is to cut back on sugars and starches (carbs).
These are the foods that stimulate secretion of insulin the most. If you didn’t know already, insulin is the main fat storage hormone in the body.
When insulin goes down, fat has an easier time getting out of the fat stores and the body starts burning fats instead of carbs.
Another benefit of lowering insulin is that your kidneys shed excess sodium and water out of your body, which reduces bloat and unnecessary water weight.
It is not uncommon to lose up to 10 pounds (sometimes more) in the first week of eating this way, both body fat and water weight.
This is a graph from a study comparing low-carb and low-fat diets in overweight/obese women.
The low-carb group is eating until fullness, while the low-fat group is calorie restricted and hungry.
Cut the carbs, lower your insulin and you will start to eat less calories automatically and without hunger.
2. Don’t snack between meals
It is recommended not to snack between meals to stay healthy because most snacks contain many calories, much fat or sugar. However, there are some healthy sacks you can take while not in a diet such as nuts and seeds, cereals, tuna, fruits and vegetables…
Start doing exercises such as cardio, weight lifting and even play sports that require some more energy to help you burn calories and fat.