5 Weight Loss Methods Explained

More exercise and controlled diet is the best way to successful weight lost. Increase metabolism rate and muscle mass is also a great way to keep your body weight in control. Many doubts are raised over the years on what is the effectiveness of various ways of weight reduction. This article will provide you with the explanations for some of the most common weight reduction methods.

weight loss methods

weight loss methods

Method 1: Loose Weight by Eating Yogurt

yogurt diet

yogurt diet

Many celebrities has claimed that they had successfully reduced body weight by drinking yogurt. Rumors say that you have to continuously drink yogurt for 3 days and 1 week in order to reduce 3kg and 5 kg of body weight respectively.

According to family doctors, yogurts are good for your digestive system which makes it helpful for patients who suffers from constipation. In view of the nutrition values of yogurt, you will definitely loose weight if your daily diet only consist of low fat yogurt and nothing else. However long term practice could result in malnutrition.

Method 2: Drink Diet Tea to Loose Weight

diet tea

diet tea

Some people hope to loose weight by drinking diet tea. It is considered cheating, because drinking diet tea will increase your urine frequency and make your body loose more water than usual. As a result, you achieve weight reduction by loosing a lot of body fluid but not by loosing fat. Some people dose see significant weight loose by drinking diet tea, but the moment they start drinking water, their weight immediately bounces back to usual.

Method 3: Loose Weight by Skipping Breakfast

Diet without breakfast

Diet without breakfast

“Can I loose weight by not eating breakfast?” This is a very common questing asked by a lot of young women. The answer is Yes! You will definitely achieve weight reduction by not eating, but it is an unhealthy way to do it. Your body is very low on energy and dehydrated after you wake up in the morning, not eating breakfast will trigger your body to decrease its metabolism rate in order to conserve energy. It will make you feel tired and lethargic and once you loose control and start eating again, your body, deprived from energy, will take in nutrition even faster and making you gain weight instead.

Method 4: Loose Weight by Eating Fruits at Night

diet by eating fruits

diet by eating fruits

Fruits are good and healthy food to eat any time of the day. They contain a lit vitamins which will keep your immune system strong. There shouldn’t a time limit on eating fruits. However, you have to be careful when eating sugar and starch rich fruits like banana, lychee, sugarcane, dates and durian etc. at night. The sugar and starch will accumulate in your body and convert into fats because you won’t be doing as much activities at night.

Method 5: The “Paper Cup” Weight Reduction Method

paper cup loose weight

paper cup loose weight

Recently the Korean media revealed the diet menu of Korean celebrity group “secret. Their daily diet only includes fruits like banana, sweet potato. Another singer group “Nine Muses” even invented the “Paper Cup” weight reduction method. It uses a paper cup to measure the amount of food you take for every meal. Fist 2/3 of the cup will be filled with rice and the remaining 1/3 is reserved for vegetables. It is quite a ridiculous way to loose weight. Banana contains a lot of potassium which if taken excessively, is harmful to those having kidney problem. The paper cup weight loose method is even worse, reducing food intake will not only cause harm to your body but also makes it harder to loose weight later.