Removing fat is not only about health, but also about how you can be confident when you come to a wedding, or come to a reunion or even go on vacation.
But how can you appear confident if fat is lodged in your body and makes you feel like a fat pile is running, very unpleasant isn’t it?
Maybe you are thinking of trying extreme methods to get rid of fat, and it might work.
But you have to remember, even if it works, such methods can damage health.
Well, rather than trying extreme methods that can cause health problems later on, it’s better to try a safe method…
…and here are 7 safe strategies you can apply right now to lose fat.
1. Increase your consumption of non-starchy carbs
Keep your consumption of slow low carbs foods like quinoa in 1 serving per meal (1 serving equals to 1/2 cup).
Along with that increase your intake of non-starchy vegetables like asparagus, broccoli, celery, cabbage and other 8 to 10 servings a day (1 serving = 1/2 cup cooked, or 1 serving = 1 cup raw).
Related Article: 5 Good Carbs for Effective Weight Loss
2. Double your protein portion
It has been proven, consuming protein really helps to lose weight because protein can help us avoid overeating.
Well, if you want to lose more fat, increasing the portion of protein you consume is one of the effective ways.
The strategy, eat one serving of protein at breakfast, then eat one more portion at lunch or dinner.
You can make your own.
The way is to take non-soy, non-dairy chocolate protein powder, chia seeds, unsweetened coconut milk, leafy greens, some raw chocolate nibs, and avocado, then blend them all together and you have one serving of protein.
3. Avoid snacking
Your insulin level increases every time you snack, and along with that, a fat deposit has been created in your body which inevitably causes you to be overweight.
So if you want to lose fat, avoid snacking in any way!
But if you have to, but if you have to, balance it by consuming one serving of vegetables or two to three servings of protein after snacking.
4. Don’t forget to drink
It has become an agreement among nutritionists that to reduce weight and fat, one must drink about 2 liters of water per day.
But these 2 liters must be taken continuously in a day, not taken too much at one time, and too little at other times.
Because too much liquid that enters the body at one time will dissolve stomach enzymes that break down proteins.
5. Eat more fiber
Research shows that people who consume more fiber can maintain their body shape.
Referring to this research, it is highly recommended to consume 50 grams a day of extra fiber, avocado, high-fiber non-starchy veggies, and slow low carbs.
6. Sleep well
Studies show that if we don’t sleep well, then all our efforts to burn fat will never work, on the contrary, if we sleep well for 8 hours at night, then more fat will be burned.
7. Don’t stress
It has been proven by a study that when the hormone cortisol increases, fat burning can stop.
It means, if you are stressed, it will be very difficult for you to lose weight.
There are many ways you can do to avoid stress such as playing games, walking around with your dog or playing with your cat.
Find interesting things that make you happy if you do it, so you avoid stress.