If you don’t have any portion control that’s something you need to get on board with because there is no getting around the energy balance equation.
Food quality is just as important as food quantity. Eating healthy foods can improve your health and help regulate appetite. Sticking to things that are real most of the time in most cases is the best way to go for health and easy body composition management.
Along with eating right and exercising, getting quality sleep is an important part of weight loss. Poor sleep may become a vicious cycle - the less you sleep, the more weight you gain, and the more weight you gain, the harder it is to sleep.
Binge eating involves regularly eating large portions of food all at once until you feel uncomfortably full and then often upset or guilty. Restricting your diet may lead to more binge eating.
Mindful eating is all about paying attention to the way we eat. Research has shown eating mindfully improves digestion, regulates our appetite and helps us enjoy our food much more. It’s even dubbed the antidote to dieting, as tuning into what we eat can be enough to help us make better choices and avoid overeating.
Not everyone can look like an amazing Instagram fitness model or bodybuilder. The photos you see in magazines or social media are usual photoshopped and almost nobody looks like that in real life.
There's a surprising amount of sugar in popular drinks, so if you want to cut back on sugar, they're a great place to start.
Dieting is not a lifestyle. Dieting should have a start date and a stop date. You do it, you get the thing done, then you go back to eating at maintenance and be a healthier, happier person before the next time you either going in a lean mass phase or you drop back down to a dieting phase.
If your goal is to build muscle and drop body fat and you’re going partying every weekend or you eat unhealthy and drink alcohol while watching your favourite tv show then most probably it’s not going to happen.
Get a grip on how many calories you are taking in and expending per day. Get familiar with what’s a respectable amount of training you need to do to get where you want to be and what is the required portion control.