This is where a lot of people fail from the get go. When setting your target weight, you have to be realistic. You need to have both long-term and short-term goals—basically, the longer one will be the accumulation of all the shorter ones combined.
Eating too little slows down your metabolism significantly until it reaches a point where your body actually adjusts and becomes used to your crash-dieting ways. The result? No real, sustainable weight loss.
Before you pop a pill for that common cough or cold, know this: your pantry is packed with powerful healers. That’s because food actually doubles as natural medicine. They’re loaded with vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients that boost the immune system and ward off some of the most common illnesses.