Home Remedy Diet to Lose 7 Pounds in a Week

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Even though the average rate of weight loss is one to two pounds a week, you can lose up to seven pounds in a single week by adopting a strategic diet. It's a home remedy of sorts, since it requires just using foods you can easily find around your house and doesn't require complicated recipes or cooking know-how. Just remember that any fast weight loss diet will need to be combined with a regular fitness routine to see results.

Step 1

Throw out any soda drinks you have at home and start ordering water when you are in restaurants. Removing soda from your diet can eliminate up to 500 calories from your daily diet, making it easier to shed pounds.

Step 2

Drink water before meals and all throughout the day. Drinking an eight-ounce glass of water before a meal will fill up your belly and prevent you from eating too many calories. Continuing to drink up to eight glasses of water throughout the day will help you prevent dehydration, bloating and overeating.

Step 3

Add a serving of vegetables to all of your meals. Veggies are high in water and fiber content, which help to fill you up without adding calories to your diet. Plus, they will prevent you from eating too much of your other foods like meat products, which can be high in fat.

Step 4

Eat berries or whole oranges or apples as your solitary snack choices. Any fruit will do, since they're filled with water and fiber, are filling and can satisfy your snack cravings.

Step 5

Eat up to six small meals a day rather than the typical three big ones. Eating more meals throughout the day will keep you feeling full. The smaller meals will consistently engage your metabolism, helping you burn more calories and reducing the likelihood of overeating.

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