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Seven weight loss tips to use today

Here are seven tips you can start using today to lose weight (without depriving yourself) Cut down the calories: The most efficient way to lose weight quickly is to make sure you’re consuming a caloric deficit. This means that you’re taking in less calories than your body is burning throughout the day, which will prompt your metabolic system to start burning stored fat for energy. But don’t skip meals: This might seem counterintuitive, but if you start skipping meals you’ll run the risk of triggering your body’s “Starvation Mode” protocol, which can sabotage your metabolic system (and your weight loss goals). Beware the snack attack: Everybody gets hungry between meals, but falling victim to having “just a little bit” of...

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[INTERVIEW] In Isabelle's routine

FT: Hello Isabelle, can you introduce yourself and tell us about your goals? Isabelle: My name is Isabelle, I live in the countryside, and I quit smoking about a year ago. But after I quit, I gained 14 pounds. That had never happened to me before, although I never really worked out before, either. So it was a little bit of a surprise, and it really set me back. What I really want now is to be motivated so that I can get back to the weight I want. Diets are not my thing, my mother used to follow some but they never did much for me. And I don’t think I need one, either. I’m pretty healthy. I just need a...

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Four nutrition tips you can use now

You probably already know how important it is to eat a healthy, balanced diet. But sometimes it can be hard to know where to start. Here are four nutrition tips to help you make that happen! Go plant-based: When we think about our diets, we tend to only think about the three macronutrients: protein, fat, and carbs. But micronutrients are just as important. By designing a plant-based diet, you can easily eliminate harmful foods like refined sugars and processed carbs. You’ll also make sure your body is getting the vitamins and minerals it needs to stay healthy and help you perform your best. Whenever possible, opt for raw and unprocessed fruits and vegetables for the best results. Eat quality fats:...

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