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Simple Dieting Tips

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Here are some simple dieting tips that can make real difference in your health:

Simple Dieting Tip 1: Drink plenty of water and various calorie-free drinks.

There is a big confusion between thirst and hunger. Drinking lots of fluids is actually the key of any type of diet. However, make sure you are drinking only low calorie drinks. Cynthia Sass, Research and Development of the American Dietetic Association, says, “If you don't like plain water, try adding citrus or a splash of juice, or brew infused teas like mango or peach, which have lots of flavor but no calories."

Simple Dieting Tip 2: Be vigilant about what to add in your diet, what should be eradicated.

To begin with, you need to focus on getting the appropriate and much suggested 5-9 fruits and vegetables servings every day. Chef Laura Pansiero, RD also stated, "It sounds like a lot, but it is well worth it, because at the same time you are meeting your fiber goals and feeling more satisfied from the volume of food. This way you're also less likely to overeat since fruits and vegetables replace the fat content in your diet. Apart from this, fruits and vegetables also offer a wide range of health benefits. You can also include vegetables into daily meals rather than just serving them like a side dish on a plate.

Pansiero also said, "I love to take seasonal vegetables and make stir-fries, frittatas, risotto, pilafs, soups, or layer on sandwiches. It is so easy to buy a variety of vegetables and incorporate them into dishes."

Simple Dieting Tip 3: Make sure that you're really hungry.

It is very important to notice physical signs of hunger. Michelle May, MD, author of Am I Hungry?, says, “Whenever you feel like eating, look for physical signs of hunger. Hunger is your body's way of telling you that you need fuel, so when a craving doesn't come from hunger, eating will never satisfy it. After you eat the meal, you must feel better and not bloated, stuffed, or tired. Our stomach is only the size of our fist, so it takes just a handful of food to fill it comfortably. Always keep the portions reasonable.

Simple Dieting Tip 4: Always Be Selective About Nighttime Snacks.

Mindless eating is a common problem that generally happens after dinner. This is time when you finally sit down and relax after a hectic day. American Dietetic Association spokesperson Malena Perdomo, RD, says, "Sitting down with a bag of chips or cookies in front of the television is an example of eating amnesia, where you mindlessly eat without being hungry, but out of habit.

These are some of the simple dieting tips that can help you to enjoy a healthy lifestyle.

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