8. EAT WHOLE GRAINS
Whole grains, including barley, oats, brown rice, and buckwheat, is a good way to lose weight, too. They are also found in products like waffles, pizza crust, and English muffins. The whole idea behind whole grains is that they help to refill faster.
9. REDUCE SUGARY DRINKS
Limit the intake of regular soda and swap it for water or tea. You can also add some mint or citrus fruit to spring water for a better taste.
10. DRINK SMART
Use a thin and tall glass and drink about 25 percent less of the liquid you are drinking. Experts claim that people automatically pour more liquid into a short glass compared to a tall one.
11. EAT LIKE A ITALIAN
“Italians don’t get fat” is a very popular saying used to describe Italian lifestyle. One of the things that characterize their lifestyle is dining leisurely, balancing quality and quantity, stopping when you are full, enjoying homemade meal, and not “dieting”.
12. EYE YOUR “SKINNY” OUTFIT
Keeping a “skinny” outfit where you can see it every day helps stay focused and committed to your weight-loss goal. However, don’t be too unrealistic and pick an outfit that is 5 sizes smaller.
13. LIMIT ALCOHOLIC DRINKS
Limit your alcoholic intake, as swap alcohol for sparkling water. Alcoholic beverages have about 7 calories per grams, which is more than carbohydrates.
14. 10 MINUTES PILATES AT HOME
Pilates is an amazing activity which helps shed belly fat, maintain a healthy weight, and strengthen the muscles.