12 tips to

help you

lose weight

Breakfast skippers won't lose weight. You may lack critical nutrients and eat more during the day.

1. Do not skip breakfast

Regular meals help burn calories quicker. It lowers the desire for high-calorie snacks.

2. Eat regular meals

Regular meals help burn calories quicker. It lowers the desire for high-calorie snacks.

3. Eat fruits and vegetables

Being active helps lose and maintain weight. Exercise helps burn calories you can't lose via diet alone.

4. Get more active

People mix hunger with thirst. You might consume more calories when you need water.

5. Hydrate

Dieting may be easier with high-fiber meals. Fruit, vegetables, oats, wholegrain bread, brown rice and pasta, beans, peas, and lentils contain fibre.

6. Eat more fibre

Food labels may help you make better choices. Use calorie information to see how a meal fits into your weight-loss plan's daily calorie allocation.

7. Read food labels

Smaller plates cut portions. Smaller plates and bowls may help you eat less without feeling hungry. 

8. Use a smaller plate

Don't restrict any foods, particularly ones you enjoy, from your diet. Food bans increase cravings.

9. Do not ban foods

To avoid temptation, do not stock junk food – such as chocolate, biscuits, crisps and sweet fizzy drinks – at home.

10. Avoid junk food

A standard glass of wine can contain as many calories as a piece of chocolate. Over time, drinking too much can easily contribute to weight gain.

11. Cut down on alcohol

Plan your week's breakfast, lunch, supper, and snacks to stay inside your calorie limit. Make a weekly shopping list.

12. Plan your meals

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