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Weight Loss

From the effects of the hormone cortisol to the role of genetics in weight loss, this category is packed with everything that you need to know about losing weight the healthy way.

Fast Weight Loss is Possible if you’ve Got the Inside Scoop and We’re Going to Share it with You

Fast Weight Loss is Possible if you’ve Got the Inside Scoop and We’re Going to Share it with You

Because of time commitments and restrictions, weight loss is often difficult and frustrating. And with more things to do than time to do them, it can be discouraging if your weight loss efforts do not quickly yield results. So although weight loss is a time consuming process, there are certain changes you can make for fast weight loss.

These changes include:


The only way to lose weight is to burn more calories than you consume. This can be done by eating less or by exercising more. For fast weight loss, exercise is the best option. By adding between half an hour and an hour of exercise each day, you can boost your metabolism, burn calories and improve your overall health. Additionally, studies have shown that those who exercise regularly burn more calories throughout the course of the day than those who do not.

Improve your sleep

When you are tired, you are more likely to make unhealthy food choices and skip exercise. However for fast weight loss, get eight hours of sleep each night and you will wake up feeling refreshed, energized and ready to start the day. Also, as an added bonus, once your body gets used to a new sleep schedule, it will regularly wake up and go to sleep at the same time each day. This can help you set a regular schedule and reduce stress. 

Chew gum

Mindless munching throughout the day can lead to weight gain since you could end up eating more calories than you need to. To avoid this, chew gum when you would normally and mindlessly snack on unhealthy food items.

Eat healthy throughout the day

Healthy snacking is a great step toward fast weight loss. Instead of eating all of your calories at one or two big meals, spread them out between three meals and two snacks per day. This helps your body evenly burn calories throughout the day and it will also help prevent your blood sugar levels from dropping. Just remember to choose healthy snacks such as apples and cheese or carrots and hummus. None of that processed junk food.

Drink water

What you drink throughout the day can either make or break your weight loss goals. If you drink high calorie drinks such as soda, juice and specialty coffee you could be adding hundreds of calories and mountains of sugar to your diet. Instead drink water which is a no calorie, refreshing drink that won’t make you gain weight. If you find water to be boring, add blueberries, cucumber or orange slices for an exciting twist.

Limit starch

For fast weight loss you need to change your diet. Plain and simple. The best way to do this is to limit the amount of starch you eat a day. This can be as simple as not having toast with breakfast or not eating the bread put in front of you at a restaurant. Also you could take a smaller serving of potatoes or corn. By simply reducing your intake of starch you can reduce the amount of calories you eat in a day and consequently lose weight faster.

Even in a crazy world full of multitasking and running around from place to place, fast weight loss is possible if you commit to some lifestyle changes. Simply put, in order to lose weight you must make a sustainable change; this change does not need to be life changing or difficult but it must help you ultimately reach your weight loss goals.

If you’re looking for something fast and convenient without the hassle of frequenting the grocery store, bistroMD offers diet plans that can help you successfully lose weight.

We cook with the freshest ingredients and have over 200 recipes and a customizable menu so you should have no problem finding something to satisfy your taste buds.

Every bite you take follows this proven approach for healthy weight loss. Our program provides 1,100-1,400 calories daily with 40-50% total caloric intake from lean, adequate protein, 20-25% of calories from healthy fats, and 30-35% from complex carbohydrates.

It only takes a few weeks to start seeing results. You don’t have anything to lose, but the fat!

We have a men and a women’s program with the option to receive five-or-seven-days’ worth of healthy meals delivered to your door.

The two programs range from $130-$160 and EATS, our essential and tasty snacks are just $1.50 per snack. Women receive two snacks per day and men receive three snacks per day.

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