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Golden Rules for successful long-term weight loss


Eat slowly and chew thoroughly

Plan 30 minutes for a meal. Chew every bite at least 25 times.


Stop eating as soon as you start feeling full

Listen to and respect your satiety. Don’t overeat!


Give up liquid calories and calorie-dense foods

Juices, soda, alcohol, ice-cream, milkshake, smoothie, custard, chocolate, creamy sauce… Avoid also carbonated drinks.


Drink between meals

Stop 30 min. before and resume drinking 30 min. after your meal. Drink a minimum of 2 litres per day.


Give priority to proteins

Have a source of protein at every meal. Start eating proteins, then vegetables/fruits, then some carbohydrates.


Do physical activity or exercise regularly

Recommendation: 30 to 60 min. per day, 5 to 6 days of the week.


 
 
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