What are some good tips for starving yourself that help you lose lots of weight?
Starving oneself is not the best way to lose weight. Take it
from someone who lost 40 lbs in six weeks...me! If you starve
yourself, your brain will shut down your metabolism in an effort to
save energy, and your weight loss actually becomes slower.
First of all, avoid sugar and caffeine. Consuming sugar or
caffeine will simply make your body burn that for energy first, and
not burn fat. Also avoid high fat foods.
Eat small meals, several times a day. Mostly eat vegetables,
with very little meat. When you do eat meat, stick with fish and
poultry, which are low in fat. Eat breakfast! That jump starts your
metabolism in the morning. What you are trying to do is teach your
brain that you are going to give it some fuel several times a day,
so it won't be as likely to store fat, because it will learn the
pattern that there is another small meal coming shortly.
When I say small meals, I mean very small, snack size meals. The
ideal is to actually decrease the overall amount of intake, AND
spread it out across the day evenly. Also, don't eat after dark.
You need not give your body anything to store over night while you