These are some simple ways that are easy to introduce into your daily routine without breaking the bank, overhauling your lifestyle, and adding unnecessary stress to your behaviors. These are simply healthy habits that can seamlessly integrate with your ordinary, day to day living.

Drink Lemon Water

Drinking water has a myriad of health benefits, one of which is weight loss. Drinking a good volume each day will make you feel more full, give you less salty cravings, and provide more energy. It also has a positive impact on your sleep quality, which is a secondary factor in burning more fat. Adding slices of lemon to your glasses of water improves your metabolic rate and burns more of the stubborn areas of fat on the body. You can slice fresh lemons in the morning, in cold or hot water. The flavor is zesty and pleasant, and you can even purchase water bottles with built-in fruit diffusers for a convenient and easy way to take your lemon water on the go.

Get Your Daily Steps

Experts recommend 10,000 steps per day, and this is a gentle way to burn fat easily. Instead of taking the car or public transport, try walking the distance yourself. You would be surprised how enjoyable long walks can be. Alone, it can be a relaxing period to collect your thoughts, make a mental to-do list, or engage in some peaceful introspection. You can also listen to music and enjoy the fresh air and pretty sights of your area that would normally go unappreciated and ignored. This is also better for the environment and a cheaper alternative.

Supplement Your Diet

Apple cider vinegar is a natural way to supplement your diet with an extra boost to burn more fat. This a really cheap, easy way to passively burn extra fat cells, as is contains acetic acid, which is known to target abdominal fat, and has a host of other benefits including lowering blood sugar – but make sure you dilute it with plenty of water! A booming industry at the moment is companies that produce more streamlined and targeted supplement alternatives. Their range includes pre-workout supplements to make the most from your exercise, a very popular fat burner, and supplements to prevent unnecessary cravings.

Avoid Alcohol

This is pretty self-explanatory. Doctors over the years have assured us that alcohol is one of the first things to build up fat around your waistline. Beer, cider, and wine are the main culprit, but sugary cocktails are not going to save the day. This doesn’t mean you can’t drink at social events but be mindful of your intake and the calorific value of your drinks. Spirits paired with low-calorie mixers are the best combination to join in the fun without feeling the guilt.

Use Coconut Oil for Your Cooking

A lot of oil is used in the cooking of even the healthiest meals – and this can transform a nutritional meal into a hidden festival of fat. Consider replacing your olive or sunflower oil with coconut oil – which is the healthiest fat to eat. The medium-chain fats present in coconut oil improves your metabolic rate and reduce the amount of fat you store in problem areas on the body. This doesn’t mean you should supplement your diet with coconut oil, as bear in mind it is still high in calories and fat – but consider using it to replace your current cooking oils.

Try some of these out and see for yourself what positive impacts it can bring about for your weight loss journey. We hope this provides some helpful guidance to keep you motivated and better geared towards meeting your health or fitness goals.

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Editorial Staff, "5 Healthy Ways to Speed Up Weight Loss," in Medicalopedia, November 20, 2020, [Permalink: https://www.medicalopedia.org/9389/5-healthy-ways-to-speed-up-weight-loss/].