Updated: Jun 29
First Things First: Drink Enough Water!
Did you know that about 75% of the human body is composed of water?
And did you know that if you ask most people what they would like to drink water would be on a last choice?
Because your body is composed of about 75% of water, that means that it needs water to function optimally. This is one of the easiest tips to implement yet most people neglect it. If you just start drinking more water every day it will go a long way in speeding up you fat loss. Researchers in Germany have found that people who drank water had an increase in the amount of calories they burned per day.
How Much Water Should You Drink?
We suggest that you start with two glasses a day and then increase at your own pace until you reach ten glasses per day.
We recommend that you follow this very simple water consumption formula: Determine your body weight in pounds, divide it by two and drink that many in ounces of water each day.
For example, a 200 lbs person should drink 100 ounces of water each day. That is almost 2/3 of a gallon per day...
Recommended product: This BPA free, reusable 100 oz water bottle with straw has "Daily Water Intake Tracker" marked on it. This bottle's time marker feature from 7 am to 7 pm will help you track your daily water intake. At the same time, it acts as a reminder, and works well helping you to adopt a healthy hydration habit. With this water bottle, you will surely meet your goal for drinking enough water throughout the day.
Avoid Spiking Of Your Insulin Level
You can eat lettuce and work-out all day long and never lose any weight if you don't balance your blood sugar and hormones, in particular INSULIN.
But that's extremely challenging for the majority of people (as long as they are not in ketosis), because most folks living in the modern world are desperately addicted to sugar. The addiction to sugar is real and many experts tell that it is more difficult to quit sugar than smoking, alcoholism, or even addiction to "hard drugs." Some experts go even so far claiming that sugar is much more addicting than heroin. If you feel like you can't give up sweets, or you can't give up dessert, or you can't give up pizza, pasta or bread (these are broken down nearly instantly into sugar)... then you know exactly what I'm talking about.
And if you think that's bad... it's actually even worse: Because it's now been proven that synthetic sweeteners that many people rely on to help them reduce sugar in their diets are actually worse for you. Studies after studies have shown that these zero-calorie synthetic sweeteners actually trigger chemical reactions in the body that cause you to produce more fat and gain more weight. But if you can get off the sugar roller-coaster, you will see instantaneous changes in your weight and in your physic. Here are 3 things that can help you lose weight now...
When you consume foods that have sugar, high fructose corn syrup, maltose, or any of the other names used to disguise the word "sugar" on ingredient labels... or... when you eat white or refined starches like bread, pasta, rice, or potatoes... you cause your insulin levels to spike.
The insulin spikes leave you feeling fatigued, depressed, and cause your body to store fat. They also cause your blood-sugar level to crash... which is why you immediately get cravings to eat more. A good number of people spend their whole day trapped in this cycle.
Natural Sweetener With Zero Calories: Stevia
The natural sweetener stevia leaf has no calories at all... yet is extremely sweet. Stevia is also quite a bit sweeter than sugar. Numerous studies on the safety of stevia show that, as a natural product, it is extremely safe and non-toxic. And it has been used in many cultures from Paraguay to Japan as a health-promoting herb. This miracle herb can used to sweeten anything from your morning coffee to candy as a healthful substitute for sugar.