Weight loss for your body shape
Article in images



Your Five Food Commandments

 
Your Five Food Commandments

-Go Easy on the Salt. Sodium makes water retention worse, so cut back on salt both at the table and while in the kitchen. Avoid ready meals, cheese, dried meat and sparkling drinks, as they all contain added salt.
-Eat Plenty of Protein. Protein helps your body replace fat with muscle and aids drainage. Build protein into every meal, in the form of eggs, poultry, lean meat, fish and low-fat yogurts and cheese, making sure that you limit the fat you use in cooking, by baking, grilling, steaming or dry-frying when you can.
-Hydrate Yourself. Water is essential for flushing the toxins out of your system. Drink a minimum of 1.5l of water throughout the day, or tea, tisanes, soups and unsweetened drinks. Water is best, however.
-Choose Fruit Over Vegetables. Rich in mineral salts, eating too many vegetables will make water retention worse. Go for fruit, which contains a lot of water, vitamins, fiber and natural sugar.
-Limit Your Sugar Intake. There’s nothing like sugar for making you put on weight! Clear your cupboards of sweets, cakes, sweetened yogurts and other dairy products, and ice cream. Choose carbohydrates for slow-release energy, with bread, pasta, cereal, dried vegetables and potatoes, which will provide your body with energy to burn




  
  

Sarah Horrocks
03/20/2006
Rank this page: 

Don't miss...
Decision-making: A guide for the indecisiveGift guide for every man in your life
7th episode: How to stay in shape while enjoying the company of your friendsTone your back with Johanna!
Latest… 23/08/2017
Guides
Videos
How To Get A Flat Stomach In 30 Minutes Straight!
The Fricker method
The Pritikin Diet
The Dash Diet
See all Health and Fitness guides
Abdominal Exercises video | Killer abs & no sit ups!
See all Health and Fitness videos
 

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the wewomen latest straight to your inbox
  OK
Find us on...