Weight Loss Tip #19.
If you are considering more serious medical intervention such as surgery, do so with great caution and only after all other methods have been tried and given a chance to succeed. Consult an expert first who does not have a financial interest in the outcome of your decision.

Weight Loss Tip #20.
Enhance your diet with high quality dietary supplements that consists of vitamins, minerals and other anti-oxidants. Don’t believe the BS that the government, pharmaceutical companies and mainstream medical community put out about how vitamins are ineffective or dangerous. They all profit from your poor health. The government and the FDA have largely been bribed by the pharmaceutical companies and work to protect their profits. Many government FDA employees have very lucrative jobs waiting for them at pharmaceutical companies when they “retire”. This is payback for the help they are given.

Weight Loss Tip #21.
Have dessert! Losing weight doesn’t mean you have to deprive yourself of life’s pleasures. Moderation is the key.

Weight Loss Tip #22.
Think before you eat. Am I really hungry? If you are overeating out of anxiety, depression, boredom, etc, find ways to confront and heal the underlying conditions that are creating the unnatural urge to eat. Overeating is as much a symptom as a cause.

Weight Loss Tip #23.
Don’t eat too much overly refined white bread. Research shows that people who eat white bread are more likely to have bigger bellies. Instead eat more whole grain breads which are healthier.

Weight Loss Tip #24.
Go easy on pasta and potatoes. Too much starchy carbohydrate prevents your body from weight loss. Instead of pasta you could try barilla, which is a good substitute high in fiber and protein. Vegetable and whole grain pastas are good alternatives also.

Weight Loss Tip #25.
Try having a burger with just lettuce, tomato and onion. Cutting out the cheese saves calories.

Weight Loss Tip #26.
Drink lots of water – at least 8 glasses a day. Some people think not drinking water will help them lose weight; nothing could be further from the truth. If you don’t drink water, whatever little water you do drink the body will store and you will gain weight. Drinking more water, especially right before meals, will lessen your appetite so you’ll lose weight and help cleanse your system.

Weight Loss Tip #27.
If you go out one night with friends and break your healthy diet, don’t grieve the next morning and start eating junk again. Get right back on track the next day. One night ain’t going to make a difference. In fact, you deserve to splurge once in a while. Give yourself permission to enjoy it; don’t beat yourself up.

Weight Loss Tip #28.
Keep a balanced diet. A good diet to lose weight will include:

Almonds and other nuts
Beans and other legumes
A variety of fruits and vegetables
Turkey and other lean meats
Peanut butter
Olive oil
Whole grain breads and cereals

Weight Loss Tip #29.
Sleep your weight away! Yes, studies actually show that proper sleep will help you burn fat. Studies suggest 7-8 hours a day is optimal – no more or less.

Weight Loss Tip #30.
Concentrate on burning more calories than you consume, rather than just a particular diet. In other words, dieting is always more successful when joined with proper exercise and stress reduction. Remember, a healthy lifestyle is about a lot more than just dieting. You must do it all to be successful. But be patient and give yourself time to succeed.

Weight Loss Tip #31.
Start by making small changes to your daily routine to become more active. Small changes over time will make a big difference over time. Walk and take the stairs whenever possible. This burns calories and helps keep you fit. It never ceases to amaze me how many people will take an elevator up one floor, as if any movement on their part were antithetical to their well-being, and then complain about how they cannot lose weight and how out of shape they are. Life is movement. Get up off your . . .