1. Add protein to your diet.
Your body burns calories when digesting and metabolizing the protein you eat, a high protein diet can boost metabolism by up to 80-100 calories per day. It also makes you full and reduce your appetite.
2. Eat whole, single ingredient foods.
Base your diet on whole, single-ingredients foods. Most whole foods are naturally very filling, making it easier to keep within healthy calorie limits.
3. Avoid processed foods.
Processed foods are usually high in added sugars, added fats and calories. They are also engineered to make you eat as much as possible.
4. Stock up on healthy food and snacks.
Studies have shown that food you keep at home greatly affects weight and eating behavior by having healthy food available, you reduce the chance of you or other family members eating unhealthy. They include yogurt, whole fruits, nuts ,carrots and hard-boiled eggs.
5. Drink water.
Drinking 0.5 litres of water may increase calories you burn by 24 to 30% for an hour afterwards. Drinking water before meals may also lead to reduce intake, especially for middle-aged and older people.
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