Apr 072012
 

If we need to lose weight, most of us want to lose it quickly. Of course, we all know that quick weight loss done too rapidly may harm our bodies, however if fitting into a size smaller dress is absolutely necessary, you may find that the following tips will help you to achieve a quick goal.

Keep your body hydrated. Water or liquids are extremely helpful for quick weight loss. Our kidneys filter out many impurities, but if they cannot work as efficiently as needed, the liver will help out. Yet, it is the liver that your body uses in order to metabolize fat, so helping the liver through keeping the kidneys working properly will be quite an aid to losing weight quickly.

If you eat 5 or 6 smaller meals daily instead of the customary 3, you may find that your metabolism resets and uses up calories and fats more quickly. Be sure and have your meals more concentrated in fruits and vegetables than carbohydrates, especially simple carbohydrates. Fruits and vegetables are excellent for you because of their wealth of vitamins.

In general reduce the amount of fat in your diet. This means less fat on meats, but also less butter and such.

Exercise in a manner that is consistent for your body’s requirements.  This means that if you are extremely overweight, you should begin exercise with short walks, or perhaps swimming slowly in a pool.  Regardless of how you exercise, exercise is a must for any weight loss to occur.

Go out and enjoy yourself, whether it’s by going to the library, get a hobby, start a knitting group, or going to the movies with friends, keep your hands and mind occupied. This should at least keep your mind from straying to your old eating habits, but also it’s excellent for your mental alertness.

Try not to eat prior to bedtime, and allow your body at least two hours before bed to digest your food properly. Again, the goal is to allow your body to function properly so that it does its job in making you metabolize fat.

Burning the candle at both ends makes you extra tired, possibly moody and certainly not in the right frame of mind to do exercise or follow a diet. Get plenty of rest and understand what it takes for your body to not feel stressed.

Increasing your fiber intake will undoubtedly also help you in quick weight loss.  That will help you eliminate the waste material that your body has made.

Reduce your salt intake, as salt slows down your kidneys, and is associated with bloating. Reducing almost all salt will definitely make you appear much slimmer.
Finally do not forget to include your family in eating right. Even those who do not need to lose an ounce can benefit from a healthy diet. You may also look into social networking with a group that encourages weight loss, or perhaps a group that exercises at the pool every day. Having other people to encourage your weight loss is extremely beneficial.