5 Effective Tips To Stay Motivated When Dieting

If you want to transform, you must adhere to a diet plan for at least 12 weeks in order to see desirable results.

Ishaan Arora
Written by: Ishaan AroraUpdated at: Jan 23, 2023 13:49 IST
5 Effective Tips To Stay Motivated When Dieting

As the saying goes, your body is a reflection of what you put into it! Similarly, if you want to transform, you must adhere to a strict diet plan and eat the same foods for eight to nine weeks. Apart from following a diet plan, you must also suppress your cravings while eating at a fixed time every day. However, while following a diet plan is simple, sticking to it over time becomes tiresome. Not only that, the weight loss process is so slow that in most cases it people get demotivated and give up eating healthy. So, if you are done with the first phase, which includes thinking about eating healthy, here are five tips for staying motivated while dieting.

1 Diet With A Buddy

When you diet alone, you may be more likely to cheat, but when you diet with a partner, you are held accountable. Even on days when you don't feel like eating that bowl of greens, having a diet buddy can help you push through it. Moreover, when two people diet together, there is healthy competition and a desire to perform better. 

2 Consult A Dietician

Hiring a dietician is one of the best things you can do to take control of your weight. The advantages of hiring a dietician extend beyond eating aspects. A dietician ensures that their clients don't miss their meals and also they track their progress. They also recommend an alternative if you miss any meal. The best part about having a dietician is that they do not limit you to a certain number of calories and do their best to incorporate your favourite foods into the diet so that you do not experience cravings.

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3 Don't Be So Hard

We often get bored by eating the same foods and following a high-protein diet. If that's the case, follow your heart, it's not necessary; only a low-carb diet can help you transform. All you need to do is eat balanced meals that include both macro and micronutrients and practice portion control.Moreover, you should diet for at most three months; 12 weeks is the maximum amount of time you should follow a diet, and then for the next four months, maintain the same weight and begin dieting based on your progress.

4 Follow Your Heart

When you are going about  eating clean including fruits and vegetables in at least one meal will be very beneficial. Most people believe that in order to change their lives, they must adhere to a strict diet. However, even if you eat fruits and vegetables for breakfast and lunch, you can easily cut 500 calories from your diet. Remember that the golden rule of transformation is consistency. So, cutting 500 calories per day, or 3500 calories per week, is a good place to start with.

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5 Look For Health Benefits

Eating clean and sticking to a diet plan not only keeps you physically fit, but it also has mental benefits. It helps you in getting a better mental state. Moreover, your doctor visits will be reduced, and you will be less likely to get ill.

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