Find the Right New Year’s Resolution to Get into Your Best Shape Ever!

Written by Diana Keuilian

Five easy resolutions to make you lean in 2005!

Yep, it is that time of year again! Time to moan and groan aboutrepparttar weight we gained overrepparttar 131342 holidays as we resolve to lose it all inrepparttar 131343 New Year! If memories of failed New Year’s resolutions are haunting you, it is time you foundrepparttar 131344 right resolution for 2005.

The reason that most New Year’s Resolutions fail is that they are too extreme or time consuming. Who is really going to give up all sweets or stick to sweating inrepparttar 131345 gym for hours each day? What you need this year is a New Year’s Resolution that is simple enough to become a part of your daily life, and will lead to long term weight loss. Read on for five simple yet effective New Year’s Resolutions for you to choose from.

Resolution #1: Drink a large glass of water before each meal. This simple action will save you mountains of calories inrepparttar 131346 coming year! By filling your stomach with water right before you eat you reduce your chances of overeating duringrepparttar 131347 meal. Drinking more water is also healthy for all of your body functions, including converting body fat into usable energy.

Resolution #2: Wait 20 minutes before deciding on seconds. Do you rememberrepparttar 131348 last time you were uncomfortably full after a meal? Chances are that you were hungry and, rather than stopping when you were satisfied, you overate. Inrepparttar 131349 same way that your body tells you when you are hungry, it also has a way of telling you when you are full. The catch is that it takes about 20 minutes for your brain to getrepparttar 131350 message from your stomach that you have eaten enough. What you eat during that 20 minutes is extra food that your body doesn’t need. Next time that you are inrepparttar 131351 middle of a meal contemplating getting yourself seconds, allow 20 minutes to pass before you decided if you still needrepparttar 131352 extra food. Chances are that your brain will getrepparttar 131353 “full” message and you will pass onrepparttar 131354 extra calories!

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A diet may be a fad diet or a healthy diet. People often start a fad diet for fast weight loss. They do not realize that quick weight loss and a fad diet is notrepparttar 131341 answer for their weight problem. They may lose weight initially but that may not be permanent. The fad diets recommend to eat a certain group of foods and eliminate some foods or a group of foods fromrepparttar 131342 diet. Such diets are not without a danger. Some ofrepparttar 131343 fad diets are:

Grapefruit Diet : This diet recommends to eat only grapefruit. Low Carb Diet : This diet recommends to eat foods low in carbohydrates. Low Fat Diet : This diet recommends to eat foods low in fats or eliminate fats in diet. High Protein Diet : This diet recommends to eat only protein rich foods, eliminating carbohydrates

Note that these diets recommend to eliminate some food groups that are essential for a healthy body. These diets may offer only a temporary solution and are not based onrepparttar 131344 recommendationsofrepparttar 131345 food pyramid. On using a fad diet, you may lose weight fast, but lateron you may again gain weight and your body may be deficient in many nutrients that can develop health problems.

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