Need to Lose Weight Fast? 10 Healthy Things to Try

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Losing weight involves burning more calories than you take in. This is most effective when you cut calories and exercise, but there are specific things that boost weight loss faster than others.
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Eliminate Bread

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Eliminate Bread

Many kinds of bread are simple carbs, which won’t do you any favors whne you want to lose weight. Swap them out for fruits and veggies, which are a great source of complex carbs.
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Eat More Fiber

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Eat More Fiber

Fiber bulks up in your stomach and digests slowly, which keeps you feeling full longer and reduces the amount of snacking you do. The best source of fiber is fruits and vegetables, but beans are also a good choice.
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Start Walking

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Start Walking

Walking is an easy way to burn calories and can be done virtually anywhere. Even a 10 minute walk can boost weight loss when combined with low-calorie foods.
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Switch to Reduced Fat

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Switch to Reduced Fat

When you don’t want to give up favorites, like cheese and peanut butter, you can fulfill a craving with reduced fat versions and still losse weight.
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Drink More Water

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Drink More Water

Many people mistake thirst for hunger. Sipping some water before eating might be just what you need to hold you over until your next mealtime.
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Cook at Home

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Cook at Home

Restaurant meals are notorious for being very high in fat and calories. Preparing meals at home gives you more control over the ingredients and cooking method, helping you naturally cut calories and eat healthier.
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Use Smaller Plates

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Use Smaller Plates

The natural inclination for most people is to fill their plate at mealtime. Using smaller plates lets you do that, while also cutting calories and portion sizes.
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Measure Your Food

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Measure Your Food

Many people underestimate their serving sizes. Measure your food for a couple weeks so you can get a better idea of what one portion looks like.
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Play a Sport

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Play a Sport

Team sports are an ideal way to lose weight and burn calories, but because they are enjoyable, many people don’t feel like they are exercising when they play.
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Keep Track

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Keep Track

Holding yourself personally accountable by recording everything you eat and how much exercise you get, is a huge motivator for many people to stay on track
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