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10 Best Diet Tips for Singles

Monday, 20 Sep 2010 02:39 PM


Whether one is single by choice or due to circumstance, there can be several benefits and drawbacks to being single. While one benefit is that the individual can live their life according to their own agenda, this can also be a drawback.
 
One common indulgence many single men and women resort to is eating. Often, to overcome loneliness, some singles resort to excessive eating.
 
Here are the ten best diet tips to help singles overcome this common problem:
 
1. A dieting tip for singles is to make a home cooked meal. They are fresh, have no chemicals or preservatives, and you can control what ingredients you use, which ensures you that you can use healthy alternatives.
 
2. Replace readymade food with fresh vegetables and fruits.With a little cutting and salad dressing, they can make a wholesome salad. They provide required energy without an overload of glucose or fat.
 
3. Exercise: Being single can make one lose control of a system or former routine. Getting regular exercise is important and one of the best diet tips for singles. Exercise can come in many forms including a brisk walk, household work, routine chores, grocery shopping, cooking, and cleaning up.
 
4. Geting involved in social activities is a stress reliever and may boost metabolism which makes it one of the most important diet tips for singles.
 
5. Keep a food diary and write down everything that you plan to eat for the day including nuts, fruits, leafy vegetables, fiber rich food, grains, and meat. Stick to the plan!
 
6. Getting regular health checkups at least once a year is important. This way, you know what kind of progress you are making and you can make the necessary changes to your diet.
 
7. Avoid indulging in foods like ice-cream, chocolate, and fried items. This is one of the best diet tips for singles.
 
8. Always read food labels to find out the content and calories of foods you are considering purchasing. Eliminate high calorie food from your shopping basket.
 
9. Indulge in stress relieving activities like meditation, yoga, and deep breathing. This gives you an uplifting feeling, reduces stress and tension, improves metabolism, and burns fat.
 
10.The more often you smile, the more calories are burnt. Smiling and happiness trigger  hormones that improve overall wellbeing and promote weight loss.
 

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