Set attainable and realistic targets for weight loss that are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound (SMART goals).
Focus on creating a calorie deficit by consuming a balanced diet and engaging in regular physical activity.
Include a variety of nutrient-dense foods, such as fruits, vegetables, whole cereals, lean proteins, and healthy fats, in your diet.
Drink plenty of water throughout the day to maintain hydration. Water keeps you hydrated, aids digestion.
Be mindful of portion sizes and pay attention to your body's signals for appetite and satiety
Aim for at least 150 minutes per week of aerobic exercise of moderate intensity or 75 minutes per week of vigorous intensity
Observe your eating behaviors and engage in mindful eating. Slow down, savor each mouthful, and pay attention during meals.
Sufficient sleep promotes overall health and regulates hormones associated with appetite and weight management.
Find healthful methods of stress management, as chronic stress can contribute to weight gain.
Surround yourself with a network of supportive friends, family members, or a weight loss community.