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Eat This Not That – Easy Weight Loss Swaps

By June 29, 2017June 22nd, 2020Health Tips, Immunity

This list makes it almost too easy for you to get healthier. Healthy eating can take time, but making small changes on a daily or weekly basis can do wonders for your health! Try incorporating some of these food swaps to help shed that additional hard to move weight.

  • White bread/bagels à for sourdough or gluten free bread
  • Vegetables oils à for extra virgin olive oil and coconut oil
  • Fruit juice/smoothies à 1 whole fruit, a protein smoothie, vegetable juice, or vegetable sticks with hummus
  • Gluten, wheat à for wholegrain crabs such as brown rice, quinoa, oats, sweet potato, pumpkin
  • Milk chocolate à for dark chocolate (70% +)
  • Packaged foods à whole foods which are fresh and locally sourced (when possible)
  • Alcohol for soda and fresh lime or lemon, or opt for vodka with fresh lemon/lime and soda
  • 3/4/5+ coffees a day à one coffee (with no sugar) before midday
  • Sweet/junk foods (candy) à fresh (medjool) dates with nut butter, berries, 70% dark chocolate
  • Low fat products à high fat products
  • Flavoured yoghurt à plain greek or coconut yoghurt
  • Sugar and artificial sweeteners à for stevia
  • A carbohydrate rich dinner à for a meal loaded with non starchy veggies (half a plate), 1 protein source and 1 healthy fat source
  • Energy drinks and sodas à for sparkling water, kombucha, kefir, herbal teas

One final tip, ensure you have a good quality protein source with each main meal. Protein really supports weight loss as it creates a thermogenic affect in the body, and helps to keep sugar cravings at bay. Also ensure you load up with plate with lots of fresh non-starchy veggies as well to ensure you are getting enough fibre to bulk up those stools to clear waste products from your body.

I have put together a 6 week weight loss programme. So, if you’d like to lose 3-6kilos in 6 weeks book in consultation with me today.

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