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Losing weight is a great goal to set for yourself. Weight loss can make you healthier and look and feel better. It does not need to be a complex process either. Whether you are just starting your weight loss program or already have one in place, tips like the ones below can boost your performance and improve your results.

To assist with losing weight, try adding more food into your diet instead of taking food away. This may seem counterproductive at first, but it will make sense once you find ways to work more healthy food into your meals and use less unhealthy foods. Try to use a lot more healthy fruits and vegetables and less starches, such as potatoes.

When you are on a diet to lose weight, set up a day of the week or month where you have an “off” day. On that day, allow yourself to eat that junk food you’ve been craving. Telling yourself you can never eat ice cream again, for example, can just lead to breaking your diet.

Losing weight starts with a plan. Figuring out what changes you need and want to make and sticking to it will help you stay on track. Determine what sort of foods you are going to eat and stock up. Find out where you are going to work out and how often you can fit it in your schedule. Making these and other plans related to your weight loss will be am important key to your success.

A great way to boost your weight loss is to eat only fresh foods. The further away a food is from its natural state, the more likely it is to be less nutritious and more fattening. Make a commitment to ban all boxes, bags and bottles from your shopping cart and just focus on fresh foods. If you do, you are sure to lose some pounds.

Avoid carbohydrates when you are trying to lose weight. Carbs are cheap and tasty, but not really healthy or nourishing. It takes the digestive system a long time to process carbs, so long that a great deal of the potential energy in carbohydrate-rich food is converted directly into fat instead of being burned usefully.

Like many long-term endeavors, losing weight is a game of inches. Little steps can have big results, and incorporating a bit of fresh advice can make your weight loss efforts more effective. Variety and novelty will keep your weight-loss program on-track. If the tips above look useful to you, do not hesitate to make use of them.

weight watchers slow cooker recipes: Slow Cooker Cranberry Meatballs
Meatballs cooked in a creamy cranberry gravy, these slow cooker cranberry meatballs are a family favorite
Author: Simple Nourished Living
Recipe type: Main
Serves: 6
  • 1-1/2 pounds meatballs (about 24)
  • 1 cup brown gravy, from a jar or made from a mix
  • 1 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream or evaporated milk
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  1. I used my 4-Quart slow cooker.
  2. Spray your slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Put the meatballs in the slow cooker.
  4. In a bowl, mix together the gravy, cranberry sauce, milk and mustard until well blended. Pour over the meatballs
  5. Cover and cook on HIGH for 2 to 3 hours or on LOW 5 to 6 hours. (The cooking time will depend on whether your meatballs are frozen, thawed, or precooked.)