Have you ever searched on the internet, for “ways to lose weight without trying?” You’re definitely not the only one. We all want to lose weight easily, but we want to do it without putting in a ton of motivation. Unfortunately, some work needs to be involved as you can’t lose weight without actually trying. However, there are some ways to lose weight that seem so easy that they feel effortless. This includes “effortless” eating habits.
Trying to lose weight doesn’t have to be stressful. That’s why we spoke with Tammy Lakatos Shames, RDN, CDN, CFT, and Lyssie Lakatos, RDN, CDN, CFT, authors of The Nutrition Twins’ Veggie Cure and members of our Medical Expert Board, to help you find simple and easy eating habits can help aid weight loss so you can reach your goals faster than if you didn’t use these tips. Then, be sure to check out Effortless Ways to Help You Lose Weight As You Age, Say Dietitians.
“Fill half your plate with vegetables,” says The Nutrition Twins. “They’ll crowd out the heavier items on your plate and fill you up with fiber and very few calories.”
The Nutrition Twins suggest that when possible, toss vegetables into any meal that you’re making since it will have the same effect as filling your plate with vegetables.
For example, if you’re making chicken and rice stir-fry, simply toss in snow peas, cauliflower, carrots, and mushrooms. If you’re making pasta with shrimp, simply toss in broccoli and zucchini.
“You don’t even have to take the time to cut the vegetables, you can use frozen vegetables, which are just as healthy as fresh vegetables since they are packed and frozen,” says The Nutrition Twins.
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