WEIGHT LOSS & NUTRITION

How To Lose Weight Without Feeling Like You’re Suffering

  • Small Vs Large Portions
    1 / 4 Small Vs Large Portions

    Use smaller plates and make sure your food contrasts with the colour of the plate. People using large plates tend to take larger portions because the food appears smaller.

    Strangely enough, studies have also shown that people subconsciously eat more when the colour of the food blends in with the dish on which it is placed.

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  • Drink Up First
    2 / 4 Drink Up First

    Have two glasses of water before your main meals, and when you feel peckish between meals, drink more water. This will help you to feel full.

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  • Fill Up With Fibre
    3 / 4 Fill Up With Fibre

    Eat foods that are high in fibre. Fibre is not digestible, which means that it takes longer for your stomach to empty. This means that you feel full far longer, which significantly reduces your appetite.

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  • Trim The Fat
    4 / 4 Trim The Fat

    Each gram of fat provides more than double the calories in carbohydrates and protein. Choosing food that is lower in fat therefore means a lower calorie intake.

    Sources: Dieticians Daphne Loh from Gleneagles Hospital and Bibi Chia from the Raffles Diabetes and Endocrine Centre 

    Words by Linette Lai, The Straits Times

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