As excess weight continues to expose more individuals to diverse kinds of illnesses and diseases, the search for an effective weight loss remedy has remained a challenge for man. Most overweight cities in America have deployed huge resources to battle this new epidemic. In this article, we have separated the facts from fiction to provide you with proven tips and remedies that have been scientifically proven to help you lose that weight and provide you with that body shape that inspires confidence.
- Green Tea
Green tea is an effective weight loss agent which exerts its weight loss effect by diet induced thermogenesis. According to the journal of medicinal food, the antioxidative activity of tea-derived catechins is associated with increased weight loss due to the inhibition of catechol-O-methyltransferase by catechin-polyphenols.
- Get Rid of that Sugar
No weight loss regimen will be effective except sugar is eliminated from the equation because simple sugar is strongly linked to obesity and weight gain.
Any success recorded in regulating sugar intake especially simple sugars (carbonated drinks and sugary products) will greatly enhance weight loss results.
- Cut Down on Processed Food.
Processed food is one of the biggest enemies of weight loss, A Brazilian study published in the journal of public health nutrition concluded that the increased availability of ultra-processed food products in households is positively and independently associated with a higher prevalence of obesity and excess weight in all age groups.
- Install a Walk App on your Phone.
Many have been able to move from a sedentary habit that promotes weight gain to a more active lifestyle that helps burn fat. Thanks to modern day Apps the increase in the consciousness of the number of steps taken per day is fueling the drive to increase movement and stay fit.
Taking fewer than 5,000 steps a day is considered a sedentary or inactive lifestyle. A user friendly App like Pacer is very helpful in this regard.
- Black Tea is a Good Friend
Taking black tea on the journey to weight loss is an excellent decision. Black tea is rich in antioxidants that are known to significantly boost metabolism and help burn fat.
Black tea aids weight loss by regulating the blood sugar level which effectively keeps your cravings in check, research has also shown that there is a low level of obesity in countries with high black-tea consumption.
Many unscrupulous individuals have capitalized on the insatiable appetite of the population for quick fixes to market products that solve weight issues overnight.
Unfortunately, most of these products only end up complicating an already complicated issue. The truth is that weight loss without walkouts will almost certainly fail. Exercises are not just important for weight loss they are a critical ingredient for overall well-being.
- Water Before Meals
Taking water before meals are considered awkward in many traditions and even a taboo in some cultures. But drinking water before meals can boost your metabolism by up to 30% and significantly help with weight loss.
A recent study indicated that drinking half a liter (500 ml) of water half an hour before meals can help an individual lose 44% more weight. Also, Read; SomaBiotix
Permission is hereby granted for the use of whole or parts of this article provided appropriate credit is given to www.publichealth.com.ng
Public Health Nigeria an Interdisciplinary public health movement focused on health education, advancing fair public health policies, promoting fitness, healthy diets, responsible behavior, community health and general well-being.