For millions of Americans, maintaining an ideal weight is nothing but a fairy tale. They’ve tried every diet, every magic pill, every “groundbreaking” treatment, only to find themselves disappointed and still overweight. In fact, statistics show us that 98 percent of people who lose weight by dieting end up gaining it back within five years. And 90 percent of those people gain back more weight than they lost.
According to Drs. Michael Lyon and Michael Murray, authors of Hunger Free Forever, the secret to taking off the pounds and keeping them off is actually in the science — specifically, the science of appetite control. Over the next few months, we’ll be divulging their seven secrets for hunger-free weight loss.
Here’s the first one to start you on your journey towards a healthier, skinnier life:
Develop eating strategies for high satiety Developing a strategy that reduces the factors that increase appetite while simultaneously increasing the factors that decrease appetite will go a long way towards achieving the desired results. A common sense approach is to eat in moderation, particularly when consuming high-calorie foods. Some other approaches are to eat regular meals to prevent excessive hunger, and to eat meals that have a sufficient amount of protein and fat, both of which prolong satiety.