Everyone want to have an idea body, but sometimes, strict diet and heavy exercise just don’t seem like a good option. Of course it would be great if you can do both to maintain a healthy body weight, but not everyone has the ability to do vigorous exercise, and too busy to do an hour walking in the morning.
The good news is, you don’t have to wait forever to get your motivation up to lose some weight. There are some proven methods that can help you cut down your weight with the needs to go through strict diet or heavy exercise.
Is It Possible to Lose Weight Without Exercise?
It actually is. Kimberly Davis, 39 years old has proven this. She followed a diet plan for Metabolic Balance Program for 12 weeks and successfully lost 15 pounds without doing any exercise. Before following the program, she gained 75 pounds due to tragic event and stress.
Prior doing the program, she had done various workout and diet program but nothing works. Turns out that she had a very low metabolism. Fortunately, after followed the diet plan for 12 weeks, she managed to lose 15 pounds. She looks more attractive and gain her confidence again.
5 Simple Tips to Lose Weight Without or Exercise
However, here we’re not going to talk about exercise nor dietary plan. Actually there are a few simple things you can do to help you shed some pounds out of your body.
1.Eat Some Proteins
Protein has the ability to increase the feeling of satiety, reduce hunger and help your to eat less calories. According to a study, increase your protein intake from 15% to 30% can help you eat 441 fewer calories a day and help you lose 11 pounds in 12 weeks. One way to do this, you can switch your grain-based breakfast with eggs. Study has found that obese women who had egg for breakfast consume less calories at lunch compare to those who ate grain-based breakfast.
2.Keep the Unhealthy Foods Out of Your Sight
Storing unhealthy foods on a visible place will increase hunger and craving and cause you to eat more. According to study, people tend to weight more if there are high-calories foods that can be seen in the house compare to people who only keep a bowl of fruits at sight. So keep the snack in the cupboards and prepare fruits for your hunger time instead.
3.Eat Food Rich in Fiber
Foods that are rich in fiber can increase your satiety which will make you fell full longer. According to studies, special kind of fiber called viscous fiber can help in weight loss. This fiber will form a gel when comes in contact with water and slow down the emptying of the stomach. This fiber can only be found in plant foods like oat cereals, beans, asparagus, oranges, and flax seeds.
4.Drink Enough Water
Drinking water before meal can help you eat less which will be good to lose some weight. According to a study, drinking half a liter of water half an hour before meal will reduce hunger and help you eat less calories. You can also see a better effect if you can replace calorie loaded drink with water.
When you are stress, your body will release the stress hormone, cortisol. It will in turn increase your hunger and craving for unhealthy foods and raise your calorie intake. Stress can also lower your metabolism which will be a big obstacle to lose some weight. When you’re the function of your metabolism drop, it doesn’t matter how hard you try to exercise or follow a diet plan, your body just unable to process food properly and cause fats accumulated in your body.