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January Blog

Mastery Of Your Diet

20-01-2015 Oxford CBT Weight Loss
Mastery Of Your Diet

A new year and a new start and after much indulgence coupled with reduced exercise due to the cold, wet winter weather you may feel its time to make some health changes for the new year. There are as many diet ideas out there as experts willing to sell you the secret formula for losing weight. We all start out with good intentions but without specific measurable goals we run the risk of falling short.

Below are 12 tips for losing weight and becoming more happy and healthy as recommended by the NHS*:

1. Don't skip breakfast

2. Eat regular meals

3. Eat plenty of fruit and veg

4. Get more active

5. Drink plenty of water

6. Eat high-fibre foods

7. Read food labels

8. Use a smaller plate

9. Don't ban foods

10. Don't stock junk food

11. Cut down on alcohol

12. Plan your meals

If you would like further assistance in making healthier life style choices than please contact Oxford CBT for advice or to book a planning session. .

*Excerpts have been taken from the NHS website 12 tips with kind permission (pending). Further reading on NHS website 12 tips more...