You've read books, you've watched infomercials, and you've tried your best, but you just can't seem to make low carb diet thing work for you. Either you forget what you can't eat and blow your carb allotment or you remember and just can't find self-discipline to say no. And, now your weight loss turned into weight gain and—while you were once optimistic—you're now dejected and feel like a low carb flunky. If this sounds familiar, don't despair: We have 7 Tips to keep carbs on plate and weight off your hips.
Write It Down
Every day write down what you ate and make a note of what worked, what tasted good, what didn't work, and how you felt about your diet that day. Most importantly, write down at least 3 things every day that celebrate choice you've made to go low carb. Attitude is everything!
Bumps in Road: Plan Ahead
Plan out food in your day before it happens. Know where you'll be and if you need to pack ahead. There's nothing worse than ending up unprepared in a high carb zone!
Don't Waste Time Taking Back Your Waistline
If you start slipping in land of high carbs, draw line at your waistline and just say no to high carb foods. Waiting until next Monday or full moon or you find a lucky penny are not good excuses. Start taking back control of your carbs immediately.
Just Because It Says "Low Carb" Doesn't Mean You Can Eat 12
Just because something is low carb doesn't mean that it should be a free-for-all. Be sure to check on cholesterol, saturated fats, sugars, and calories before you start gorging on any low carb treat. Moderation is always key!