Take The Extra Weight Off For Good

Losing weight is something that many people struggle with more than once in their lives. It can be a frustrating experience, but the truth is that weight loss doesn’t have to be as difficult as it seems. If you are armed with the right information, you can make it happen. Here are some effective ways to work on your weight loss.

Making a shopping list will help you lose weight. How? Carefully write down everything you will need from the store. Do not deviate from your list. Nothing extra should go into your cart, nor should you spend any amount of time in isles or areas of the store that are unrelated to your list items.

It’s hard to lose weight if you don’t allow yourself any treats. One good way to have your treat and eat it to is to buy one bag or container of something you love to eat per week and no more. Allow yourself a little of your treat per day and you won’t feel as deprived and overeat something else.

Popcorn is a great snack for losing weight. Avoid movie theater popcorn or making popcorn with a lot of added butter or oils. Corn is a whole grain and whole grains are very important to consume when on a weight loss program. Buy or borrow popcorn air popper. The air popping method is very healthy. If the popcorn tastes too bland for you, try experimenting with spices or even adding Parmesan cheese to the popcorn for different taste ideas that are not fatty and laden with butters or oils.

A great way to help you lose weight is to stop eating regular cottage cheese and start eating non-fat or low-fat cottage cheese. Regular cottage cheese has a pretty high fat content. Low-fat cottage cheese is much healthier and actually promotes lean body mass when eaten at night.

Find a workout buddy who you can exercise with. If you do this, you’ll see exercising as a social opportunity rather than focusing solely on weight loss. You two can encourage one another and keep each other motivated. Socializing and having fun makes you want to exercise, and exercise leads to weight loss.

Working on your weight loss with these tips is an excellent way to see results. Having the know-how, as just expressed in the suggestions in this article, about your body and what you can do to lose weight helps you see results that much quicker. Committing to weight loss even when it becomes difficult will help you in the long run.

weight watchers slow cooker recipes : Easy 3 Ingredient Slow Cooker Chicken

Ingredients
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (5 ounces each)
  • 1 package (0.7 ounces) dry Italian dressing mix
  • 1 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
Instructions
  1. Coat the slow cooker with cooking spray. (I used my 2-Quart but I think a 3-Quart would work too.)
  2. Place the chicken breasts on the bottom of the slow cooker.
  3. Sprinkle on the dressing mix.
  4. Pour broth over the chicken.
  5. Cover and cook on LOW 4 to 6 hours, until the chicken registers 165 degrees on an instant read thermometer stuck into the centers of the breasts.