Looking to lose weight? Here are 15 simple tips to see quick results and lose weight in just 10 days!

1. Drink More Water

If you want to lose weight fast, then you’ll need to keep your body well-hydrated. Increase your water intake to 8-ounce glasses of water a day. Water cleanses your body of toxins, making it easier to stay slim and lose weight.

Water Photo Credit: Ineke Huizing (Flickr).

Photo Credit: Ineke Huizing (Flickr).

2. Add Honey and Lemon

In addition to staying hydrated, you can drink hot water mixed with lemon and honey. Adding honey and lemon to your water is an old trick in the book for boosting the metabolism. For best results, drink this combination on an empty stomach.

Lemon Tea Photo Credit: Denise Chan (Flickr).

Photo Credit: Denise Chan (Flickr).

3. Cut The Carbs

Lose weight fast by limiting your carb intake. Avoid foods that are high in carbs such as rice, bread, pasta, pizza, potatoes, and most dairy products. Try eating more protein and veggies during the week and treat yourself to light carbs on the weekends.

4. Eat More Protein

Now that you’ve cut back on the number of carbs you’re eating, you’ll want to up your protein intake. Eating foods high in protein like eggs, meat, cheese, and beans promote fullness, which ultimately supports healthy weight loss.

Hard Boiled Eggs Photo Credit: Lisa Williams (Flickr).

Photo Credit: Lisa Williams (Flickr).

5. Increase Fiber

A simple trick for losing weight is to eat foods that are high in fiber such as fruits, vegetables, beans, oats, and chia seeds. By eating more fiber, you’ll feel fuller and more satisfied on even fewer calories.

Beans Photo Credit: Lori L. Stalteri (Flickr).

Photo Credit: Lori L. Stalteri (Flickr).

6. Control Portions

Shrinking your portions doesn’t mean you’ll go hungry. With healthy and proper sized food portions, you can avoid overeating and lose weight quickly. For more information on accurate portion sizes, click here.

Dinner Photo Credit: Ella Olddon (Flickr).

Photo Credit: Ella Olddon (Flickr).

7. Cut Out Sugar

How much sugar are you actually putting in your morning coffee? Even the smallest amounts of sugar consumed throughout the day can make all the difference in losing weight. Reduce sugar and watch the pounds easily fall off!

Coffee Photo Credit: Lachlan Hardy (Flickr).

Photo Credit: Lachlan Hardy (Flickr).

8. Say No To Junk

Let’s face it, we all love junk food but, it’s horrible for losing weight. Healthy snacking is the secret to losing weight. Healthy alternatives to consider include fruits, veggies, nuts, and other healthy choices found here.

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9. Buy Healthy Foods

The easiest way to lose weight is to keep your pantry stocked with healthy foods. Avoid buying junk food, processed dinners, and other unhealthy food options at the grocery store. For a list of foods you shouldn’t eat if you’re trying to lose weight, click here.

Grocery Shopping Photo Credit: Steve Debenport (iStock).

Photo Credit: Steve Debenport (iStock).

10. Never Skip a Meal

Skipping out on meals won’t make you any skinnier. In fact, it just makes you twice as hungry! Eating small meals throughout the day will keep your metabolism on tracks and help you lose a few extra pounds.

11. Stick Your Gym Routine

The best way to reach a healthy weight is to burn fat and build muscle through daily exercise. Get to the gym and you’ll start seeing results. For more tips on staying physically active, click here.

Exercise Photo Credit: gradyreese (iStock.)

Photo Credit: gradyreese (iStock.)

12. Limit Stress

Unfortunately, high-stress levels can cause weight gain or overeating. Don’t less stress have these negative effects on your body. Click here to find ways to fight everyday stress and relax more.

Anxiety Stress Photo Credit: kieferpix (iStock).

Photo Credit: kieferpix (iStock).

13. Avoid Too Much Alcohol

The fastest way to stay healthy and lose weight is to cut back on how much alcohol you’re consuming. Most beer, wine, and liquors are loaded with sugar. Limiting your alcohol intake can help you lose weight, but keep in mind there are many health benefits of drinking red wine a few times a week.

Wine Photo Credit: artisteer (iStock).

Photo Credit: artisteer (iStock).

14. Stop Eating Out

Break the habit of eating fast foods. Not only will you save yourself the extra calories, but eating at home is much cheaper than dining out at pricey restaurants.

Junk Food Photo Credit: Maurice Svay (Flickr).

Photo Credit: Maurice Svay (Flickr).

15. Get Good Sleep

Good sleep promotes a fast metabolism, which is vital for good health and maintaining your body’s normal weight. Sleep better at night and you’ll be surprised how much weight you lose.

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The most important thing to remember during this entire journey is too never give up. Stick to a new routine, track your progress, and get healthy and fit again!