Simplify your diet and enjoy the weight-loss benefit that it may offer.

If your diet is very complicated and loaded with many unhealthy foods, it may be bad for your health and weight. Simplify it.

Healthy foods

Try to keep your diet loaded with as many healthy foods as possible. Natural, wholesome and nutritious foods will keep your body functioning optimally. You will feel energised and will have your weight under control if you are managing your portion sizes well.

Cut out as many processed and manufactured foods as possible. These foods generally contain flavourants, colourants, preservatives and other additives. Reduce the amount of refined foods you are eating. Throw out the cakes, biscuits, chocolate, etc. Simplify your diet!

Eat more fresh fruit and vegetables and opt for water or some green tea as opposed to high calorie beverages. Similarly, avoid overcooking foods as this can destroy the valuable nutrients that they hold. Keep meals simple and enjoy the nutritional benefits that they have to offer.

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Consult a professional

Always consult a dietitian if you require assistance in putting a meal or snack plan together. In addition, you should always check with your doctor before making any drastic changes to your diet, especially if you are under medication or suffer from any medical condition that has an effect on your diet.

While All4Women endeavours to ensure health articles are based on scientific research, health articles should not be considered as a replacement for professional medical advice. Should you have concerns related to this content, it is advised that you discuss them with your personal healthcare provider.