Techniques

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-Drink lots of water! It fills you up fast and is good for clearing your body of toxins and hydrating your skin. 

-Drink cold drinks/water. For your body to maintain homeostasis (the same temperature), it burns more calories drying to heat the water. 

-Sit up straight and walk straight. You burn 10 calories every hour for doing this. 

-Split up a single serving into three or four seperate parts and eat one part at your meal. Therefore you are only eating one serving yet it serves as three/four. 

-When your hungry or feeling hunger pains, boil water with one or two bullion cubes. The warm water will help your stomach feel better and the bullion helps restore the decreased sodium intake in your body. (Bullion only contains 10-15 calories per cube)

 -If you're going to drink diet soda, drink quickly in large gulps. This will help fill you up faster and prevent hunger pains 

-Chew ice cubes if you feel hungry

 -Most people just want the taste of food, so chew the food you want and spit it out. Don't swallow the food!

-Drink a glass of water every hour. It helps your stomach feel full.

-When fasting, suck on low calorie candies or mints. It will help supress hunger (peppermints mostly) and keep your mouth busy.

-When you eat, set your fork down in between bites

-Chew slowly, it takes thirty minutes for your stomach to realize its full

-Excerise in the morning when you HAVEN'T eaten. You'll start burning fat and calories instantly. If you wait till later in the day it takes 10-20 minutes of excersize to start burning fat

-While watching television, do crunches during the commercial, NOT situps. Situps make your stomach larger with muscle while crunches tone your abs.

-Lower the tempeture in your house 10 degrees lower than what you are used to. It will make your body burn more calories to maintain homeostasis.

-Eat around 7-9 AM. That is when your metabolism is fastest

-Building muscle helps increase metabolism

-Drink tea when you're hungry. It fills you up and calms your stomach. Also, green tea boosts metabolism

-Chewing gum can increase hunger, but it helps keep your mouth busy

-Don't eat after 7 PM. You're metabolism is at its slowest

-Don't eat 3 hours before bed. The food can keep you semi-awake.

-Get at least 6-7 hours of sleep a night. For every hour that you miss of sleep, your apetite is increased by 10%

-Eat on a navy blue or black plate. It helps you eat less

-Eat on small plates, so if it is filled with food, your mind sees a full plate

-Go shopping after eating, grocery shopping after eating helps you buy less

-Sleep when you get a craving. When you wake up, you'll most likely no longer crave that food.