Guest post by Allison Evans
Have you been trying to shed those extra pounds for what seems like forever with little or no results? You are not alone. Wherever in the world you go, you will find people in the same boat. They are probably just as frustrated as you are, maybe even more so.
There are many ways by which we can lose weight, but there are probably just as many ways that we can do so improperly. One very common misconception is that we ought to simply starve ourselves to death. Of course, that is an exaggeration, but in spite of all the studies and proofs showing that simply not eating is not effective for weight loss, there are still people who go that route.
How about going on an alternative path? Why not try juicing?
Juicing is not a new concept. In fact, people have been doing it for as long as anyone can remember. It only seems relatively new due to the fact that it has not become too popular as a weight loss method.
Juicing is simply the extraction of natural juice from fruits and vegetables. Instead of eating a full-sized meal or an unhealthy snack, you can opt to drink juice instead.
Juicing offers a lot of advantages for those who are trying to lose weight. One, fruits and vegetables contain a lot of nutrients and vitamins. This means that by ingesting their juices, you can actually meet your nutritional requirements without having to eat all the fat that comes with meat.
Two, juicing can take care of your hunger pangs, avoiding the need to snack on food items that will only contribute to weight gain. Here’s something that you ought to pay close attention to: it is better to eat small amounts several times a day rather than binging during meals. Breaking up your meals actually help with faster and more effective weight loss. Now, if you add the fact that you drink fruit and vegetable juices for the in-between meals, you will have even better results!
Three, certain fruits and juices have the effect of jumpstarting your metabolism. This is, of course, what you want when aiming to lose weight.
When you start juicing to help with your weight loss program, bear in mind that you are not limited to one fruit or vegetable at a time. You can actually combine several fruits and/or vegetables so that you can satisfy your tastebuds. Doing this will also help you avoid boredom, especially if you rely heavily on juices for your food.
My tip is for you to experiment to see which combinations suit your tastes best, and which ones also yield the best results in terms of energy, hunger satisfaction, and weight loss. You can always find a lot of recipes online giving you different combinations, so you will not lack for options. You can even find guides that tell you which combinations to avoid, as some fruits and/or vegetables do not go well together. However, at the end of the day, the results that you observe will determine your choices.
Allison Evans is a self-proclaimed foodie, and she is not shy to say so! Still, she is conscious of her health and wants to maintain a fit and healthy body. She blogs about food and weight loss, and she encourages fellow bloggers to try out a blog directory to reach out to more readers!