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7 things that can stand in the way of weight loss

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Certain habits can hinder your attempts to lose weight - and keep it away.
If you've changed your eating habits to focus on healthier foods and taken your workout seriously, you can expect to lose weight. However, the reality is that despite what you may have believed, weight loss is more complicated than calorie consumption versus calorie consumption. If you are trying to lose weight, check these habits that may interfere with your efforts.
1. You save on protein.
If you normally eat a muffin or avocado toast for breakfast, you may need to increase your protein intake. Research has shown that a high-protein breakfast can help alleviate hunger, so you may be less tempted to have a morning snack.
Protein is also important at lunch and dinner. If you routinely eat salads or sip gazpacho without accompanying protein - such as boiled egg, yogurt, beans, meat, poultry, or fish - over time, this can lead to a decrease in muscle tissue, which means that your metabolism will slow down and mak…

Can't lose weight? The 5 cooking mistakes derailing your diet

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DOING all the right things by cooking healthy meals at home – but still can’t shed the pounds no matter how hard you try?

If that applies to you, it could be down to some simple cooking mistakes that are derailing your diet.


There are some common cooking mistakes you could be making that might be derailing your dietTop dietitian Susie Burrell has revealed that there are some common mistakes people make at home that pack in the fat, sugar and calories into your 'healthy' home cooked meals.
The Sydney-based expert says: "While home cooked food is generally more nutritious and lower in calories than take away and restaurant meals, it can also be exceptionally easy to overdo things in the kitchen without even realising it.
"Take oil for example, the amount we regularly see celebrity chefs use on their recipes is often adding more fat to the meal than you need in an entire day."
Here, Susie reveals the most common cooking mistakes people make and how to avoid …

Everything You Need to Know About Fast Food Infographic

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source: ahealthblog.com