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Want to lose weight taking some drug or weight reduction program. Suggest diet?

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i am wonting to loss weight by takeing some over the counter drug or weight lost program i can not take a gell cap at all. what kind of deit would work
Posted Wed, 19 Jun 2013 in Weight Loss
Answered by Grace Abraham 18 hours later
Thanks for posting the query.

As I read your query, I am of the opinion that you are for a weight loss diet plan.
In order to reduce weight and fat in the body, you need to have a diet, which is high in fiber, especially soluble fibers that tend to absorb the fat & cholesterol from the body and comes out. Fiber is present mostly in vegetables and fruits, so try to consume them on a regular basis.

•     Choose complex carbohydrates foods, which also have fiber like wheat, ragi, jowar which are high in fibre rather than using rice and refined flours.
•     Take fruits as whole instead of taking it in the form of juices.
•     Use at least two servings of vegetables daily; restrict root vegetables, as it is high in simple sugars.
•     Choose steaming or cooking in pressure which helps to retain the nutrients and there is not much oil used.
•     Recommended oil is half litre per person per month.
•     Avoid using saturated fats like ghee ,butter, and full fat salad dressings like mayo sauce.
•     Use sprouted grams as it is a good source of fiber and include green leafy vegetables at least twice in a week.
•     Use skimmed or low fat milk and milk products as it will reduce the fat content in the diet and choose low fat products like soy milk which is high in protein and low in fat.

Weight loss exercises going to be the best way if you are serious to lose weight. This way would be a better to reduce your weight. For reducing the body fat, you should do some weight loss exercises along with weight loss tips rather than decreasing your food intake.

To reduce your fat and to burn more calories, you just be more active in general and simple weight loss exercises such as climbing the stairs instead of taking the elevator, sitting up instead of lying down as well as showing some excitement and enthusiasm instead of boredom, moving around instead of sitting still.

The trick is to keep the ‘keep moving’ message in mind. Write the word ‘move’ on post-it notes and put them in places you’ll notice them when you’re sitting still.
Then, take every opportunity to move – here’s some ideas for burning calories:• Tap your feet• Swing your legs• Drum your fingers• Stand up and stretch• Move your head from side to side• Change position• Wriggle and fidget• Pace up and down• Don’t use the XXXXXXX phone – go in person• Use the upstairs loo• Park in the furthest corner of the car park• Stand up when you’re on the phone• Clench and release your muscles

You’ll find lots of opportunities for burning more calories if you remember that you’re looking for them! Keep thinking ‘keep moving’.

The trick is to keep the ‘keep moving’ message in mind. Write the word ‘move’ on post-it notes and put them in places you’ll notice them when you’re sitting still.

Hope I answered your query.

Grace Abraham
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