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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…

Five tips to help you maintain your weight loss resolution

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New Year's Resolutionsareeasier to make thanto keep,especially when itcomes to dieting.While lifemay seem at timesdisagree withyour health goals,there are plenty ofways to avoidcommon pitfallsthis newyear andstay on trackweight loss.

•Snack anddrinksmart:Whenyou're one-the-go, easyprotein-packedsnackswill help youstay on track.Tryjerky,cheese lowfatstrand,or 100calorie packsofalmonds.Fiber-richwhole grains, fruitsand vegetables canalso help keephunger at bay.

Thebeverage caloriesadd up quickly.Continuedry wines,as they oftenhave fewercalories thansweetvarieties.Light beers,with about100calories per12ounceserving,are also a goodoption.If you prefercocktails, useno-caloriemixerssuch asseltzerwith1.5 ouncesof spirits.

•Make it easy:The dietshould be easy.Mostpeople oftencomplain thatdietsfailbecause they needconstantlycounting caloriesorweighing and measuringfood.

Look for programsthat help youmeet your goals, offering comfortand support.For example,Nutrisystemhelp withthe difficult …