You’re so close to reaching your weight-loss goal when suddenly you hit a wall. The end can be the hardest part of your weight-loss journey because it suddenly seems like nothing you do will shed those stubborn pounds. We spoke to three experts — Nutritionist Anushka Garnier, Founder and Chef of Toronto’s Leaf + Bone; Vancouver-based Elizabeth Monaghan, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner of Natural Selection Nutrition; and Nutritional Medicine Practitioner, Melanie Sinclair of The Nutrition Effect in Mornington, Australia — who shared 20 tips on how to (finally!) lose the last 10 pounds.
Adjust your attitude
Cutting the booze
Avoid processed foods
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Increase healthy fats in your diet
Support your gut microbiome
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Cut down or avoid white carbs
Don’t count calories
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Eat your last meal of the day not long after sundown
Don’t be too restrictive with your diet
Don’t skip meals
Avoid fat-free and low-fat foods
Don’t be fooled by certain ‘health foods’
Get creative and replace common junk food with wholesome options
Use smaller plates
Put away the scale
Adopt high-intensity interval training workouts
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Stay satiated with healthy snacks
Avoid gimmicky weight loss products
Regardless of your weight-loss journey, boost your confidence with these body-positive tips.