weight loss with no exercise

A study published in Current Biology found that while exercise is important for your overall health, it shouldn’t be the only focus for weight loss. In fact, tweaking your diet can be more beneficial to not only losing the weight, but keeping it off. Generally, weight loss is 75 per cent diet and 25 percent exercise.


Here are 20 ways you can lose weight without that exercise:

  • Eat 2-3 times a day and avoid snacking
  • Drink at least ½ litre of water first thing in the morning and another 1.5 litres before lunch
  • Eat fewer grains and more vegetables
  • Cut out sugar. It not only makes us fat and wrinkly, but it also makes us hungrier too
  • Get slimmer while you sleep – aim for eight hours a night as we actually burn more fat when we’re sleeping.
  • Use smaller plates. You’ll trick yourself into thinking that you’re eating more.
  • Meditation. Time and time again, research shows meditation to be one of the best methods there is.
  • Ice water. People who drank ice water increased their metabolism by 30%.
  • Eat more protein. A high-protein diet can boost your metabolism and keep you feeling fuller longer.
  • Consume more fiber. Feel fuller without feeling guilty.
  • Take probiotics. They can help your body absorb less fat from the foods that you eat.
  • Intermittent fasting. Scientifically proven to help you lose weight.
  • Forget diet soda. University of Texas at Austin found that people who drank diet soda tended to have larger waists.
  • Greek yogurt for breakfast. Study showed those who consumed about 30 grams of protein at breakfast reported feeling fuller for longer.
  • Spicy obsession. Eating spicy foods will trick your body into eating less.
  • Weigh in often. Cornell University study shows frequent self-weighing and tracking results can help people lose weight and keep it off.
  • Big breakfast. Big breakfast eaters are more likely to lose weight and reduce their waistline circumference.
  • Vanilla. Participants who wore a vanilla-scented patch reported fewer cravings, especially those for desserts and sweets.
  • More beans. People who ate just 3/4 cup of beans, peas, chickpeas, or lentils a day lost half a pound a week.
  • Drink green tea. It helps you liberate fat energy from your cells and use it as fuel.