Easy ways to lose weight

Updated: Jul 19, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

A healthy living comprises of a sound mental state and a good physical health. Yet, in today`s world, `in-shape` or `toned-up` is the mantra of healthy living. While there are a flock of breeds that fall on the `obese` category, there is anorexia that haunts the `zero size` breeds. Sandwiched between are the lucky ones- the proportionate ones, which is attainable. So, worry not! For there are a number of weight loss techniques to do away those fats and boost your self-esteem. All you need to do is follow the tips given below-

-Exercise daily-Just get moving, walk or play to burn the unwanted calories.

-Never skip meals. Break the meals into smaller ones to balance calorie intake throughout the day.

-Identify your ideal weight and set the target. Don`t be overly-restrictive. Cutting too much of your favourite treats usually lead to an early relapse.

-Decrease fat intake. Instead boost your fruits and vegetables intake as they are packed with fibres, vitamins and antioxidants.

- Drink 8-10 glasses of water daily to flush out the body`s impurities and fat. But keep a track on the sugary drinks.

-Avoid taking late night snacks at least 2 hours before going to bed.

- Cleansing is an important part of long-term weight loss success. Cleanse and detoxify as our bodies are laden with insecticides, pesticides and various harmful substances.

-Engage in a hobby to keep the mind and hands busy.

-Diets are temporary. They do not work. Instead change your dietary lifestyle for long term weight maintenance.