5 Proven Ways to Fight Obesity

Are you looking for ways to get rid of that obesity, then look no further. This article will explain to you five of the proven ways to fight obesity and look as good as you have always desired to be.

1. Don’t Skip Breakfast

Someone has said that “skipping breakfast is a lot like skipping rope: neither gets you anywhere.” I know this may seem surprising to a lot of people and probably even yourself, but it is the basic truth. Skipping breakfast does not help you fight obesity, it only worsens the situation.

You are probably wondering ‘But how?’ the answered is not far fetched – Studies have indicated that having breakfast in the morning helps to lower your total calorie consumption for the day. These studies have further revealed that men who had breakfast over a period of time weighed about 6 pounds less than those who did not.

2. Chew Slowly while Eating

The second technique to fight obesity is to chew very slowly whiles eating.  The rationale behind this is that: when you chew slowly you trick your brain to believe that you have consumed much, the more time you spend eating a small portion of food, the more your brain sends signals of you being filled-up.

3. Fill Your Diet with Proteins

Did you know that proteins are very effective in fighting obesity? Research has proven that proteins have an effect on the hormones responsible for your appetite. Consuming a moderate portion of a protein-rich food can make you filled up and reduce your appetite to eat any further.

4. Add Fiber-rich Foods to your Diet

Apart from filling your diet with proteins, it is also recommended to add fiber-rich food on the plate. Just like proteins. Fiber foods are known for their ability to give you’re the feeling of satisfaction and being filled up just after a moderate consumption.

5. Drink Water Regularly

Instead of consuming a bottle of coke every other minute, it is best advised to drink a cup or bottle of water instead. The trick to fighting obesity with water is to see that you drink at least two full cups of water before each meal; when you do this, you will be filled up even before you start eating.

In conclusion, as the idiom goes “Rome was not built in a day”, I completely understand the fact that fighting obesity is not a onetime thing; this is a reality you must also be willing to accept and live with, so that regardless of how slow the changes in your body may be, regardless of the discouragement,  you will just keep to the tips above.

image couresy: medicalnewstoday.com, well.blogs.nytimes.com.

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