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What is your favourite health tip/advice?

I'd love to hear people's different all time favourite health tip/rule that they swear by! Something you think is really effective or enjoyable :)

Mine is probably to cycle everywhere instead of walking, I rarely walk or take public transport anymore!

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Mine is defiantly to drink more fluids (Only water for me) nothing else just 2-3litres a day, i thought the whole drink more water for weight loss was a myth, but its not hydration is key :) Also positive mindset, meal planning, and boiled eggs :)

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Don't deprive yourself eat eat in moderation

Plus

don't start an exercise routeen you can't keep at

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Mine would be to eat slowly and more mindfully. I used to eat so fast it had gone before I tasted it!

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Mine is exercise and portion control x

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mine is... take one day at a time.. just cos you mess up one day doesn't mean you've failed.... just start again the next day x

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In relation to 'messing up' Claz if you eat too much at one point in the day then make up for it later, don't think oh well ice had too much lunch I will have too much tea as wel.

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Sometimes if I know a big dinner is unavoidable (special meal out for example) I'll eat very very low calorie meals for the rest of the day so I'm still under my daily intake!! Love the flexibility :)

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Ah yes I agree this is so important!! :D

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Eat the old fashioned way! Loads of cooked meals with meat and two veg, and stews. you will be very slim and not ail a single thing.

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Food ....Eat Plants not food made in a plant.

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Mine tip is to drink green tea if you feel hungry between meals Can't say I enjoy it but I do enjoy the fact that I haven't snacked It makes me feel full 😝

There was a fantastic post yesterday about writing down all the things that got you motivated to lose weight I found that really helpful

The Happiness Challenge on here is wonderful

It's great to cycle good for you

All the best 😀

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I can't pin it down to one.

Activity-wise do strength training plus aerobic training; not too much and allow time for recovery.

Get adequate sleep.

Eat real food, not processed junk.

Keep protein intake to a minimum, adequate low Gi carbohydrate, with the remainder from natural fat.

Minimise disruption to hormones from fructose, caffeine or alcohol for example.

Foster good relationships and mental health.

You have to underpin it with basic physiological needs like hygiene, shelter and employment; I'm sure you get the gist.

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Good advice! Im wondering why you aim for low protein?

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If we eat more protein than we use for repair and maintenance it is easily turned to glucose with harmful side products, and affects our hormones that age us more quickly. Watch this video

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Positive mindset 😊 Absolutely!!

Our brain is our most powerful weapon, believe you can do it and you will 😊

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Slow and steady plan, not trying to do everything at once and weighing every day works for me :)

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Listen to your body and act on it. I didnt and ended up with Type 2 Diabetes. It took a long time to gain the weight so dont expect miracles but celebrate every pound lost!

Good luck

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Mine is to keep to a permanent healthy diet and never to follow any diet fads like slimming world etc

Also regular exercise and always make time for things I enjoy doing.

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I read "The Diet Myth" by Tim Spector. Now I eat masses of pumpkin and butter nut squash to maintain the micro organisms that keep my gut healthy.

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Mine would be the social side. Anything is easier when you have friends supporting you whether face to face or on here. It's good to have moral support.

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Whatever you do that works, just keep doing it for as long as it takes

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