Research suggests that those who drink tea—black, green, or white, as long as it’s from real tea versus herbal tea—have lower BMIs and less body fat than those who don’t consume tea.
Decrease/eliminate processed carbs.
They do nothing for you outside of creating a favorable environment for gaining fat.
Eat more veggies.
They fill you up, without providing many calories. Just avoid the high-calorie dressings.
Eat more fruit.
No one ever gained weight from eating more fruit. And that includes the so-called “high sugar” fruits like bananas and melons.
Eat more protein.
Replacing refined carbohydrates with lean protein will not only help satiate you, but will also increase your metabolism—through something called the thermic effect of food.
Start your meals with a salad.
Salad will provide some bulk to help fill you up – so that you eat less calories overall.
Professor Dr. Brenda Davy and her Team from Virginia Tech University found that giving people 2 cups of water before each meal resulted in greater weight loss after 12 weeks. The reason? It helps fill you up.