Eat more real food. Think of the acronym JERF – Just Eat Real Food. Where is your food from? If it swims in the sea, flies in the sky, runs, or grows in a field then normally it is a good food choice. Nuts, fruit, fish, meat and vegetables are all good.
Eat a little more protein. Try eating a little more meat than you do at the moment. Meat is the main source of protein which is used by the body to grow and repair. Protein also helps keep you fuller for longer than carbohydrate and fat rich foods.
Eat breakfast. Although you may have heard that is important to eat breakfast to “boost your metabolism”, this is just not true. However, you will have been fasting for 6-8 hours so chances are you will be hungry. In terms of feelings of satiety then it is wise to include a protein rich meal for breakfast to set you up for the day.
If you are trying to lose fat then it is essential you have a good workout plan. A good fat loss plan will involve some cardio (running, walking, swimming etc) and a weights routine. Yes, you should do some weights.
"I don’t want to get lots of muscle....". We hear this all the time. Doing some resistance exercises with weights burns calories even after exercise - the result = fat loss. See workout plans for more.
When you are trying to get lean and lose fat then there are several supplements when, combined with a good diet and workout plan, can considerably improve your fat loss efforts. See supplements for more.