Health Tips

 Don’t eat after a certain point at night or else you’ll gain weight.

You’ve probably heard of the importance of “not eating after 8 PM” or something similar when you’re trying to be healthy. Timing does play into how your eating habits affect weight loss, because unhealthy foods are the worst when you eat them at inactive times, but there’s not much of a difference between eating a cookie at 3 p.m. at your desk and before you go to bed

Vitamins and supplements will help you be healthier.

You do need vitamins to be healthy, yes, but the thing is, if you eat a balanced diet, you will probably get all the vitamins that you need. In fact, unless you have a specific need (like if you’re a vegan supplementing your plant-based diet with B12), vitamins could actually be hurting your health.

 Cut fat from your diet, because it will make you fat.

One of the simplest ways to create a calorie deficit is to trim off some of the fat from your diet because, gram for gram, fat contains the most calories. If you can shave off even 25 grams of fat each day, that’s the equivalent of 225 calories, which would have you seeing almost half a pound of pure body fat loss each week.

Choose a grilled chicken burger instead of a hamburger

When the summer months hit and you’re in the mood for a grilled sandwich, make it a grilled chicken burger to save on fat instantly. On average, frozen burger patties contain 22 grams of fat, while if you opt for a chicken breast you’ll only take in a mere 3 grams of fat.

Choose a baked potato instead of French fries

Exchanging a baked potato for your usual fries on the side of that burger will really help cut fat. The typical small (2.5 oz) serving of French fries contains at least 10 grams of fat, and most don’t stop there. It’s not uncommon to eat 5 or more ounces in a sitting, so you’ll want to double those numbers.

A baked potato topped with salsa or some fat-free sour cream and fresh chives is virtually fat-free and will provide a great source of carbohydrates to help provide fuel for your muscles to get you through your workouts.

Choose an egg white omelet instead of a regular egg omelet

A home-cooked omelet is a great way to start your Saturday morning off right, but make sure you prepare it without the yolk. By simply doubling the egg whites used and tossing the yolks, you’ll save 15 grams of fat per 3-whole egg omelet.

Be sure to add plenty of chopped vegetables as well to boost the nutritional value.