In twenty-first century where we have high availability of calorie rich food at a cheap price and extremely busy over ambitious life-style is leading us towards gaining weight that leads to Obesity.
This problem can be solved by making a few changes in your day to day life; you can keep an eye on your food intake and create a deficit of calories which leads to weight loss, you can make small alterations to your meal intake and we are good to go! In order to stick to calorie deficit you can follow few tips that will help you in creating a plan to achieve your desired weight goal, maintain it to get close to your Body Mass Index.
10 Tips for Sticking to Your Calorie Deficit, Let’s get started:
1. Sticking to a realistic plan
The most important part of the creating a calorie deficit is to prepare a plan and sticking to it. Let’s be practical here, you are not going to lose 20 pounds in a day; so, creating a reasonable diet plan is as important as following it.
2. Prepare Diet chart
To achieve your goal weight, prepare a diet chart and calculate the calories that you will be taking with this diet. Make sure you stick to your plan of cutting 25% of required calorie.
3. Keep an eye on calorie intake
It is very important that you keep an eye on your daily calorie intake. On an average our body needs 1800 Calories in a day and we need to create a deficit to achieve our weight loss goal.
4. Less than 1200 Calorie diet
Make sure you are not going on a diet plan that is lower than 1200 Calories because sudden cut down in calories will have an impact on your body and you may feel lousiness.
5. Moderate exercise on daily activity
Getting rid of stubborn fat will need moderate exercise in your daily life. You can spare 30 minutes from your daily activity and go for a walk, cycling, you can simply replace lifts with stairs or take a walk around the corner.
6. Favorite sports
It’s time to go for your favorite sports. You can choose any activity or sport that you like. You can play tennis, badminton or any of the outdoor games you like.
7. Increase water intake
70% of our body is water and increasing your water intake will help increase your metabolism that will help in weight loss. Make a point to drink at least 2-3 liter of water daily. Take two glasses of water 30 minutes prior to taking your lunch or dinner.
8. Increase protein Intake
This rule will help you in long term, you can increase protein intake in your diet that helps in building muscle which will ultimately lead to weight loss.
9. Take five meals a day:
Make a point to take 5 meals a day, not more, not less. It will help in better digestion.
10. Be optimistic
There will be a time when you will not achieving your goals, you will have eaten something out of the chart but don’t lose heart; believe in yourself and prepare for next day rather than thinking about yesterday.
I am sure that your diet chart inspired by above small points which includes preparing meals as per the calories intake decided; will help you in achieving targeted weight loss and create a calorie deficit by including healthy eating food habits in your day to day life. Small changes in our food habit will lead to a healthy life.