The answer to the question is YES. From what I have learned over a number of years, however, a slow weight loss is typically the most effective. Losing weight in the short term can be helpful, though, as a jump start. If, say, you are heading to the beach for spring break, and you want to lose a few pounds, you can do so in a healthy manner. You can even keep it off if you play your cards right. My suggestion is always to take the long term approach, but if you have an event like a wedding or spring break, using that as a goal to help you start the process is fine.
The following are three ways to lose a few pounds in a few weeks:
1. Drink more water. Wake up and drink a glass of water. Drink a glass of water a few hours later. Before lunch, drink a glass of water. Drink a water bottle all afternoon. Drink a glass of water before (or with) dinner. Drink some herbal tea with lemon an hour before you head to bed. Why is water helpful to losing weight? [Read more…]