Easy Ways to Lose Weight Naturally | Reader’s Digest

Posted: October 2, 2019 at 9:45 am

Apr. 02, 2019 / Updated Aug. 28, 2019

Sometimes the simplest remedies really are the best: Heres how to lose weight by eating apples, dancing in the kitchen, and getting some morning sun.

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Dont tell your mom, but were giving you official permission to make a mess. As you eat, leave the candy wrappers, fruit peels, nut shells, and other scraps on the table. According to a study published in the journal Appetite in 2011, people who kept a bowl of pistachio shells on their desks consumed significantly fewer calories than those who periodically threw out the shells.Seeing the shells (or other discarded items) can serve as a visual cue, reminding you of exactly how much youve eaten and to stop eating when youre full. Avoid these 20 foods that are never worth the calories.

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Happy hour isnt so happy when you consider the toll it takes on your waistline, says Fiola Sowemimo, MD, who practices internal and bariatric medicine in Freehold, New Jersey. Booze is one of the biggest factors in weight gain, especially if youre drinking alcohol combined with sugary mixers, like margaritas or a rum and Coke. One of the top tips I give to my patients looking to lose weight is to avoid excess alcohol, she says. Heres what to order at the bar if you want to lose weight.

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Low lighting may be ideal for a romantic dinner, but you should turn up the lights if youre watching your waistline, according to a study published in the Journal of Marketing Research in 2016.Diners who ate in well-lit dining areas were 16 to 24 percent more likely to order healthy foods, the researchers found. You might be surprised to learn these13 things experts wont tell you about weight loss.

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