Most Common Weight Loss Mistakes to Avoid

You do not eat chocolate, calculate all calories and carefully choose products in supermarket, but still do not lose weight. So it is time to read about top common mistakes on your way to the weight-loss.

1.YOU EXCLUDED BREAKFAST FROM YOUR DAY

Breakfast is one of the most important part of the day. Your body gets strength and energy for the whole day. Furthermore, excluding breakfast can lead to the overeating as a result you will not be able to lose weight. Example of good breakfast is cereals with milk and berries or toasts with jam or banana.

2.YOU REPLACE A FULL LUNCH WITH SHAKES

Actually, shakes are not so bad, but only if it lasts no longer than few days. Diet cocktails cannot replace all the nutrients in the food.

3.YOU EAT CEREALS EVERY MORNING

Sometimes flakes sold in supermarkets can contain up to 260 kcal and 10 g of fat per one portion! So, you need to pay attention to the amount of calories and fat indicated on the package.

4.YOU MAKE RECORDS IN YOUR FOOD DIARY ONLY IN THE END OF THE DAY

In the end of the day it is easy to forget all your food. Bet you will not remember the cookies shared with your colleagues, or fries stolen from someone’s plate. But it is also calories, thus try to keep food diary in real time.

5.DURING YOUR DIET YOU EAT THE SAME FOOD

To maintain normal health, you need to vary your diet. Otherwise, you will get bored and a healthy lifestyle will  be associated with the restrictions and rejections. So decorate your spaghetti plate with vegetables, eat more spinach and you will be fine.

6.YOU REPLACE FRUITS WITH THE FRUIT JUICE

If you are drinking only juices you will not get any fiber. Moreover, packed  juices, for example, contain significantly more calories than fruits. In addition, a whole orange helps to fight feeling of hunger better than orange juice.

7.YOU DO NOT ALLOW YOURSELF TO EAT DESSERTS

However, it is well-known scenario; at  first, you refuse yourself to eat cake, and then, feeling  depressed and hungry, you eat the whole package of cookies. To avoid such temptation, from time to time, eat the desserts.

9.YOU THINK THAT AFTER TRAINING YOU CAN EAT SOMETHING TASTY

Most people tend to underestimate the amount of calories consumed and overestimate energy costs. Do not use your workout as an excuse to eat after them: you will negate the results achieved in the gym. So, it will not help you in your weight loss way.

10.YOU CONSUME NOT ENOUGH FIBER

Refusing high fiber foods (fruits, vegetables, whole grains) can lead to digestive problems. The female body needs 25–35 g of fiber daily. As a result you may start gaining weight not losing it.

11.YOU FULLY EXCLUDED FATS FROM YOUR MENU

A small amount of fat is necessary for nutrients’ absorption as well as for the good functioning of the immune and nervous systems. In addition, they give you a feeling of saturation. The amount of daily fat intake should be 30% of the number of calories consumed.

12.TO LOSE WEIGHT YOU LIMIT YOURSELF TO 800 CALORIES PER DAY

It actually slows down your metabolism and makes your the body to retain at all the calories you give it. A low calorie diet is also a health risk. You may face digestion problems in future. Here you can read more about acceptable amount of calories

13.YOU DRINK TOO MUCH COFFEE

There is some reason to believe that it speeds up your metabolism and helps in weight loss. However, the effect is not so strong, but overloading your body with caffeine can be dangerous for your heart.

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