Get started now at home with these easy Top 10 weight loss tips!

Losing weight doesn’t have to be brutal right off the bat. Starting with small changes and daily choices can make a huge difference when starting your weight loss journey. So here are the top 10 easiest changes you can make to kickstart you on your way!

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Drink more water: Drinking a big glass of water before a meal and through out the day will help you feel fuller as well as keeping hydrate to help with digestion. Water is 0 calories, so go nuts!

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Eat more fruits and vegetables: Fruits and vegetables are low in calories and but also filling, making them a great choice for weight loss.

 

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Replacing sugary drinks with artificially sweetened drinks. Water is the top drink of course, but for times when you want something sweet and fizzy the artificially sweetened drinks can be a great substitutes 1% of the calories!

4

Food shopping while not hungry: You are way more likely to make better food choices when you’re not starving. Remember it is much easier to resist not eating snacks when the food isn’t in the cupboard at home in the first place.

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Reduce your portion sizes: Eating smaller portions can help you reduce your calorie intake and lose weight.

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And going hand in hand with tip number 5, use smaller plates and bowls: This can make your portions look larger and help you feel satisfied with less food.

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Eat slowly and mindfully: This can help you enjoy your food more and be more aware of when you are full, which can prevent overeating. Your brain can take up to 10+ minutes to get the “full signal” from your stomach, which is why so many buffets have you leaving in regret.

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Get enough sleep: Lack of sleep can disrupt hormones (Ghrelin) that regulate hunger and fullness, leading to overeating. 

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Find physical activities that you enjoy: This can help you stay active and burn calories without feeling like you are exercising this coupled with incidental movement throughout the day can burn a lot of calories, take the stairs, park a little further away, etc. all these little activities add up to extra energy burned!

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Stay consistent and don’t give up: Consistency is key when it comes to weight loss, so keep working towards your goals and don’t give up, even if progress is slow. You will have your down days and plateaus, but work through them remember putting on those workout shoes can be the hardest part, but once you get going it becomes so much easier!

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I said 10 top but here is a bonus one! Brushing your teeth. once you have had dinner, go brush your teeth, this makes late night snacking way less enjoyable, with a mouth lined with the flavour of toothpaste.