Lose Weight Naturally: Simple Ways for a Healthy Life

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Disclaimer: I’m not a doctor or health professional and this is not medical advice. If you have any health conditions, consult your physician. What worked for me might not for you.

#1 Weigh Yourself. Every. Single. Day

lose weight naturally
lose weight naturally
See what I mean by small wins every day? Look at that nice downward line in the first few weeks

It’s far easier to stick to your diet when your weight increases. Why? Because you are aware that you’re not losing weight compared to previous days. In weight loss, awareness is everything.

#2 Forget Daily Weight, Focus on the Trend

lose weight naturally
lose weight naturally
See that bump in the trendline in January? That’s two weeks at my parents for Christmas. Thanks, Mom!

What matters in losing weight naturally is the trend. Do your best to ignore both odd spikes and big short-term drops and focus on the core average direction.

#3 Keep a Food Journal

lose weight naturally
lose weight naturally
Red indicates days where I gained a lot of weight

A food journal is a constant reminder to “stay inside the lines”. It helps you consistently realign actions to goals.

#4 You Can’t Outrun Your Fork

lose weight naturally
lose weight naturally

The single most important factor in long-term weight loss is improving your food choices.

Exercise does help you lose weight naturally. But what you put in your plate, bowl, and cup, has the greatest impact on your weight loss journey.

#5 Eat Like Your Grandma

An easy heuristic to uncover healthy food is: “Would my Grandma eat or drink this?”

#6 Adopt the Slow-Carb Diet

#7 Repetition is Key to Lose Weight Naturally

Mix and match but only use a few ingredients from the Slow-Carb Diet.

#8 Your Diet Starts at the Supermarket

lose weight naturally
lose weight naturally

Making sure you shop the freshest ingredients from your list and nothing more goes a long way to avoid eating badly down the road.

#9 Moderation: Aim to Be 80% Full, Slowly

Eat until you’re no longer hungry rather than until you’re full.

#10 Design Your Environment to Fight Off Urges

lose weight naturally
lose weight naturally

Our environment plays a big role in decisions. If unhealthy food is within reach, you’ll eat it. I see a cookie and I’m having it. Happens to the best of us.

A Way of Eating, A Way of Life

Losing weight naturally is not a “diet”. It’s a diet, no commas.

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