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Smart Ways to Lose Weight

Written by
Sheetal Kamble
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.

Published on Jun 01, 2018 and last reviewed on Apr 28, 2022   -  4 min read


Weight loss is nothing but burning more calories than you take. In this article, you can learn about smartly losing weight without sacrificing your favorite food or without doing vigorous exercises.

Smart Ways to Lose Weight


Following a strict diet and practicing regular exercises can be a difficult task for many. You can easily do that by cutting extra calories from food and beverages and increasing caloric burn through physical activity.

Many people are tired of sacrificing their favorite food and unable to find extra time for a workout. We all know how it is not easy to reduce weight by controlling food habits and exercises. This article will give you a few tips to lose approximately 2 lbs of weight weekly by performing some simple tasks and modifying your food habits. There are ways to lose weight by just doing your daily routines and making mild changes in your diet. They are,

1. Add Few Healthy Foods Along With Your Unhealthy Food - You can eat all kinds of junk foods like fries, pizzas, burgers, etc., and still lose some pounds.

Add few servings of healthy foods like:

For example, instead of eating four slices of cheese pizza, you can eat two slices and in between add some healthy options like fruits, veggies, nuts, etc. And eat a cup of veggies or salad after every slice of cheese pizza. This will help to satisfy your craving and make you feel full without consuming too much fatty food.

2. Perform Daily Works Yourself - Instead of hiring a cleaner or housemaid for cleaning your house, simply perform those activities yourself. You can manually clean the utensils instead of putting them in the dishwasher for cleaning. Sweep your house once daily. This kind of physical activity will improve your arms' muscle tone and your back and waist. This activity takes only five minutes, which can help keep your house clean and your body toned.

3. Use The Staircase - If you are not having any joint problems, you can take the stairs to go up and down instead of using the elevator or escalator. Climbing staircases is one of the best ways to lose weight.

4. Walk Whenever Possible - Most people use a cab or vehicle, even for small distances. Instead, they can use that time and energy to walk, which can help to burn their calories. Usually, an average healthy person can walk one to two miles every day. Try to walk instead of driving to perform daily chores like grocery shopping. If the distance is less than a mile or two, you should be able to walk. In this way, you can save time, and there is no need to spend extra time separately walking to decrease your weight.

5. Eat Home Cooked Food- Homemade foods are usually nutritious and healthy options to lose weight. Preparing food at home takes some time and energy, which helps to burn a few calories. It is easy to order food online and get it delivered to your doorstep in today's life. Hence people are less involved in physical activities.

These are the smart ways to lose weight without sacrificing the lifestyle. There are many ways to involve yourself every day in different activities so that you can eat anything you want and still lose weight.

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Do not lose heart just because you have slipped up a few times. Think positively and keep encouraging yourself. Rewarding yourself whenever you succeed or meet your goals helps you stay motivated on the path to better health.

Last reviewed at:
28 Apr 2022  -  4 min read




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