If you’re trying to lose the “Quarantine 15” pounds you’ve packed on since the spring, there are subtle things that can sabotage your diet. In order to set yourself up for success, you need to be aware of these critical tips that may be inhibiting your weight loss:
- You reward yourself with a sweet treat or cocktail. Many people celebrate weight loss milestones with a special treat or cocktail. According to Leah Kaufman, MS., a New York City-based registered dietitian, make an effort not to reward yourself with food. She tells Eat this, Not That! a better choice is treat yourself to a manicure or dance class.
- You don’t weigh yourself. To stay on track, weigh yourself once a week at the same time to ensure continued success. Research shows that people who don’t keep track of their weight tend to pack on the pounds.
Excerpted from Newsmax