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Need Help Losing Weight? Try These 3 Tips

By Virginia Laird

Millions of people across the nation invest in various diets to lose weight each year. Many of these people report being unsuccessful. The truth about a diet is that it is generally temporary and full of ‘don’ts’. Research suggests that a change in lifestyle can be more beneficial when it comes to weight loss. This puts the reigns in the hands of the participant. Several things that may contribute to weight loss, according to research can include:

  • Add protein in the mornings
  • Get some exercise
  • Add a probiotic to the daily routine

Add Protein in the Mornings

There are many benefits of including protein to a person’s breakfast. Protein helps build muscles. It is also burned off by the body first, rather than stored. Adding this to the morning is not a life sentence of eggs and bacon or sausage. There are a ton of great options available, including some cereals that offer more protein. If you are a cereal lover, you could also pair yours with a greek yogurt to add protein.  

Get Some Exercise

Exercise helps burn more calories and can help get the scale moving in the right direction more quickly. Finding time to exercise can be tricky. A person need not set aside an hour to get enough to help. A simple 20- to 30-minute workout can do wonders for the body. The idea is to make time for this workout three to four times a week. If you are not ready to commit to that much exercise, begin with once or twice a week and build up as your body allows.

Add a Probiotic to the Daily Routine

Probiotics have gained esteem in the world of fitness and diet in recent years. Some research links it directly to weight loss. Probiotics help to keep the gut healthy and free of bad bacteria. They help keep the body voiding bowels regularly, which can be important in maintaining a person's energy. Probiotics can be found in yogurts as well as in a bottle as a supplement, such as kefir.

If you are looking to lose weight, give these tips a try. Keep in mind that weight loss of any kind cannot happen healthily overnight. Stay focused and you can accomplish anything. Good luck on your journey to a slimmer, healthier you!

To learn more about your health and wellness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Spanish Fork, Utah.

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