Friday, July 16, 2010

Laugh Yourself Slim? 50 Unlikely Diet Tips That Work.

Laugh yourself slim? That's just one of the 50 very unlikely - but medically proven - diet tips that work.
We all know that in order to lose weight we need to eat less and exercise more – but research suggests there are a few other tricks when it comes to shedding the pounds. From how acupuncture can help you lose an extra 10 lb in three months to why carrot juice should be part of any slimmer's daily diet, here we give a round up of the Top 50 diet tips.

1. To work out just how many calories you can eat daily, multiply your ideal body weight in pounds by 14.

2. People who have acupuncture once a week lose an extra 4.5 kg (10 lb) in three months. Applying needles at pressure points is thought to trigger electrical pulses that suppress appetite.

3. Sprinkle cinnamon into a yoghurt each day to burn fat. The spice is a powerful metabolism-raiser. Half a teaspoon a day is enough to burn an extra kilo a month.

4. Take lunch breaks away from your desk. You'll consume 250 fewer calories in a day than those who eat as they work.

5. Have a laugh. A good strong laugh for 10–15 minutes a day increases weekly energy consumption by up to 280 calories. Read more

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