best way to lose weight

1) Eat Candy To Kill Your Appetite!
One of the biggest reasons people gain weight and/or can’t lose it or keep it off, is because of their appetites!

Many people, when they’re under stress, their appetite increases due to changes in stress hormones such as cortisol. This leads to us to overeating and many times, foods that are high in sugars, carbs and fats… typically “junk” or “bad” foods.

And this isn’t your fault because these types of foods increase serotonin levels, which helps reduce stress hormones temporary.

Additionally, Serotonin is a natural appetite suppressant.
Not Being Able To Lose Weight
This is also the same reason you can’t lose weight and/or keep it off!...

After a couple weeks of dieting, your body first increases your appetite so you can EAT MORE, to prevent any further weight loss.
And if this doesn’t work, your body then slows down your metabolism to again, STOP any further weight loss.also read

Remember, your body doesn’t like change.
So What’s The Point?...
The point here is that it may NOT be your fault that you’re unable to control your appetite at times.

However, is it your responsibility to DO something about it and one of favorite “tricks” is to simply have some candy the next time you're hungry and you want to quickly kill your appetite and cravings.

Now, I’m not talking about eating a candybar, chocolate or Twizzlers.
For candy, I’m referring to a small MINT and more specifically, it should be Peppermint flavored.

And this because peppermint has many health benefits, but more specifically - it quickly reduces your appetite and calms your nerves and stomach pains.

And by “small mint”, I’m talking about anything that’s about 5 calories or less.
And NOTHING with artificial sugars, unless it’s Xylitol since it’s fairly safe.
However, personally use something like an Altoid. One mint has only about 3 calories, less than 1 gram of sugar.

If I’m hungry, I’ll just slowly suck on a mint until it dissolves and that easily gives me at least an hour or two of no hunger.

Instead of eating food which has many calories, this was only 5 calories. Even if you did this 10x a day, that’s only 50 calories.

Much less than binging on junk food.
What About Other Flavors Than Peppermint?
If you don’t like peppermint than other flavors can work as well. Try to stick to a “mint”, such as wintergreen or spearmint. Even Cinnamon flavor can work.
What About Peppermint Gum?

The problem with gum is that the act of chewing causes an increase in stomach acids and that accelerates your hunger and increases your appetite. Maybe chewing for 5 minutes is fine, but anything over that and you’ll get hungrier.
Plus, most gum these days have artificial sweeteners, which is NOT good for your health and does NOT reduce your appetite the way the same amount of calories in REAL sugar does.

2)The Biggest Mistake & Worst Exercise For Long-Term and Permanent Fat Loss

Anyone who has tried to lose “weight” and hasn’t succeeded because you either Couldn’t lose the weight you wanted, no matter what you tried (it’s not your fault!)
You couldn’t KEEP the weight off and you gained it back eventually (and maybe MORE)
You DID lose the weight, but you did NOT end up looking the way you wanted.

Diet, exercise, supplements or “weight loss fad” … etc., etc.. You name it, I’ve tried it (except for surgery)
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And thus, I know EXACTLY what works and more importantly, what doesn’t!
So today I’m just going to quickly focus on the best form of exercise for long-term and permanent fat loss.

cardio is one of the WORST exercises to lose FAT and look good.

3)Lose FAT, Not “Weight”

However, your goal is NOT to lose “weight”, you want to lose FAT!
The fact is that cardio doesn't do much for your muscles.

In one Penn State study, dieters lost 21 pounds whether they performed cardio or strength training. But for the cardio group, 9 of those pounds came from valuable muscle, while the lifters lost almost pure fat and thus, gained muscle in the process.

Which means you end up looking more fit, healthier and younger. You look better in clothing, even better naked and you do NOT look “skinny-fat”.

4)Exercise For Building Muscle & Losing Fat
And this is because strength training is the number-one way to build more muscle and lose fat.
Forever 1 lb of muscle you gain, you burn an extra 50 calories. If you gain 10 lbs of MUSCLE, you burn an extra 500
calories all day long, every day… even while you're sleeping. also read

Unfortunately, cardio ONLY burns calories while you’re doing the exercise. Once you stop or you miss workouts, you do NOT burn any calories.

And without getting into all the details, cardio puts a lot of stress on your body and adrenal glands, causing NEGATIVE changing your hormones by decreasing your testosterone and growth hormones, while increasing your stress hormones, such as cortisol

5)How To Lose Weight And Live Longer, By Masticating More Often
Most topics on weight loss talk about the best foods to eat or avoid… or how many calories to eat and so forth.
But rarely does anyone discuss one of the most important aspects of weight loss and that’s HOW you eat your food.

Let me ask you something, the last time you ate anything, did you give any thought about how you CHEWED your food or how much time you spent chewing every bite?...

If you’re like most people, including myself, probably not. And this is because chewing for most of us is done out of habit or an unconscious reflex. As soon as a piece of food enters your mouth, you chew and swallow.

And for most of us, we chew far too quickly - especially since most of us are in a hurry to “eat on the run” or eat in front of the TV or computer.

However, the way you chew your food - which is also known as “mastication” - and how long you spend chewing, is very important for your overall health, longevity, cravings and most importantly, WEIGHT LOSS!

Simply by chewing your food longer, until it is basically a liquid in your mouth, you do three things that help your weight loss, health and longevity.

> The first is that you will eat less.
> The second is that you will digest and assimilate nutrients more effectively.
> The third is that you will mitigate toxins and allergens from food, which are important to longevity and weight loss.

6)Chewing and Food Intake:
Recent studies (Oita Medical School in Japan) show a direct relationship between chewing speed and the release of histamine from the brain. Chewing slower and longer causes the brain to release histamine, resulting in decreased food intake.

The speed at which you chew sends signals to your brain that control how much you eat.

Further, hormones such as leptin (ghrelin, cholestokinnen, etc.) that are involved in the sensation of fullness, do not reach peak expression until 20 to 40 minutes after food is ingested.

Chewing longer allows these hormones to work for you. You get the same sense of fullness on less food because you are giving these hormones time to work.
Simply put, the more you chew, and the more slowly you chew, the less you eat. The less you eat at any given meal, the more and faster your weight loss.

Chewing and Digestion and Absorption
Eating the right foods gets you nowhere if you don’t absorb them. Worse, eating the right foods takes you backwards if they turn into toxins.

Eating the right food is important, but eating the right food and properly digesting it is essential for lifelong and permanent weight loss.
Digestion begins in your mouth, NOT in your stomach.

Specifically, saliva contains food metabolizing enzymes. Before any food you ingest even hits your stomach, it first begins breaking down in your mouth through these salivary digestive enzymes.

As you can guess, the key issue here is how long you chew your food.  This is important for 2 reasons.

1) The first reason is that the more your chew, the more salivary digestive enzymes get released and thus, the better your food gets absorbed.
Remember, at the end of the day it’s all about the NUTRIENTS your body ABSORBS - nothing else!

2) The second reason is due to allergies. The more undigested food you have in your stomach, the more prone you are to getting food allergies.

Food allergies hamper your weight loss and longevity because they cause -

> Inflammation
> higher blood sugar levels
> Gas
> Bloat
> Acidity
> increase in stress hormones such as cortisol etc.,
Many people who have a difficult time with weight loss also have a difficult time with digestion and food allergies.

8)Don’t Drink THIS, If You Want To Lose Weight

Don’t drink your calories!

One of the worst things you can do is drink your calories. This means NO:
> No Coffee drinks at Starbucks (300-550 calories)
> No sodas (150-200 calories)
> No juices (120-150 calories)
> No smoothies or shakes (250-850 calories)
> No alcohol (125 to 200 calories) Etc.

This is because it takes you just a few seconds or minutes to drink these caloric beverages. These are typically empty calories, filled with sugar and fat.

Another problem is that these drinks quickly shoot up your blood sugar and insulin levels, causing the calories to quickly be stored as body fat, more specifically, that ugly and unhealthy belly fat! also read

I’d much rather you ATE the calories, than to drink it. At least eating can cause an increase in your metabolism and decrease hunger for a few hours.
So what should you drink?...- stick to clean water, green tea and a little bit of black coffee.

If you don’t like the taste of water, add in some lemon juice, mint, cucumbers and maybe even a little bit of Stevia for taste and sweetness.
It’s been estimated that overweight people drink about 15-25% of their calories. That’s roughly 500-900 “hidden” calories daily…

And yes, this includes alcohol calories, which actually turns into body fat much quicker than even sugar calories.

Anyway, just something for you to pay attention to if you’re looking to lose weight, especially around your belly. You’ll save money and have more energy at the same time.

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