Losing Weight The Right Way For Teens And Young Adults

29 Mar

With the pressures of society and peer pressure in college and school, many teens feel pressured to lose weight. Losing weight though should be done for the right reasons to be healthy and happy, not to be popular or overly attractive. For young people who are obese and would like to lose weight it is best to lose weight slowly and naturally. Here are some easy weight loss tips for teens that can be practiced every now and then and safe way to lose weight over time will allow for a steady and safe weight loss.


Firstly, eating slowly can help you lose weight. Many people including myself forget to chewing their meals at a great deal and instead they consume food into their stomachs too quickly. Remember nutritious food needs to be broken down into tiny bits to get all the nutrients. Take your time and chew your food. Chewing longer burns more calories as well.
Another easy weight loss tip for young adults is to ditch junk foods, donuts and candy bars. These foods are packed with way too much sodium, sugars, and calories which will increase your waistline as well as blood pressure or cholesterol levels. Replace these foods with apples, carrot sticks, or celery. Do a search online for a list of fat burning foods or negative calorie foods. There are many more great foods you can eat like broccoli, nuts, and berries that are great for burning body fat fast.
It is important to drink lots of water to speed up your metabolism. Water will not only make you thinner but it is great for the skins pores as well due to all the minerals it has. The more water you drink the healthier and happier you will be. When drinking water cut out the sodas, sweetened drinks, and milkshakes which are all loaded with calories, sugar, and fat. The added bonus of cutting those out will be all the money you save. A little caffeine never hurts though. One cup of coffee can also help the body speed up its metabolism which will in turn lead to weight loss – so choose the type of coffee you drink – the one high in sugar or low in sugar? That makes the difference.
Another simple weight loss tip for teens is it’s important to set small monthly targets and then reach them. If you are overweight it is best to try to lose 1-2 pounds a week or 4-8 pounds a month. This makes sure that you are on your way to a great weight loss and you are losing weight in a safe and healthy way.

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