13 Pinterest Weight Loss Pins You Should Save
Pinterest is one of those sites where it's almost impossible for any woman not to love.
It's very visual and informative. That's why in today's post we're going to share some of the best pins that we found on Pinterest relating to weight loss, and how they can help you.
Losing weight can be with a very complicated issue for a lot of women and that's why we have compiled some of the best and most shared pins on Pinterest that have some of the most powerful tips and hacks on how to lose weight quickly.
There are so many fad diets and exercises online that it's hard to keep up, and some of them are not good for your health.
The new year is upon us and a lot of people will make the New Year's resolution to lose weight, but don't wait until January 1 to take action.
In order to lose weight you have to eat properly, but that doesn't mean that you have to eat boring meals and exhaust your body at gym classes all the time.
Exercise is important also but there are other habits that you can include in your daily life that can help you with your weight loss goal.
You can still indulge in your favorite foods while shrinking your waistline but eat it in moderate portions.
So before we dive into these 25 weight loss Pinterest pins, make sure that you save them to your Pinterest account, that way you can access them easily in the future.
And of course, share these images with your friends. To do that just tap on the image and you will see the pin icon.
With the following infographics below you will have more of a bird's eye view of what you should do to lose weight fast and easily.
OK enough with the techie stuff let's go right into it.
1. lose 10 pounds in 6 days Plan
Our friends over at Woman's Day have created a seven day meal plan that has various types of dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
They also ensured that they included sweets and snacks so that you aren't going without a little comfort food.
We went ahead and selected some of their best recipes that we thought you would like and we added a few bonus recipes that will help also.
There are different options that you can choose from according to your taste.
Calorie for each meal should be 300
Greek yogurt parfait
1 tbsp of honey + 8 oz of nonfat Greek yogurt + 3 tbsp of honey + 1 diced nectarine
Sunflower pear waffle
1 whole-grain frozen waffle + 1 sliced pear + 1 tbsp of nut butter
1 tbsp of almond butter + 1 cup of cooked oats + 1 tbsp of maple syrup
1-2 slices of tomato + 1 fried egg with coconut oil + 1 whole wheat English muffin
Pancakes and bacon
1 tbsp of honey + 1/2 sliced banana + 2 frozen pancakes + 2 slices of turkey bacon
Strawberry French toast
1 cup of sliced strawberries + 1 slice of whole wheat bread dipped whipped egg and cooked in 1 tbsp of butter
Mixed oat bowl
1 tbsp of walnuts + 1 cup of toasted cereal + 2 tbsp of dried cherries + 1 cup of almond milk
Egg white scrambles
1/2 cup of sliced tomatoes + 1/2 of of diced avocado + 2 egg whites scrambled
Toast and egg
1/2 avocado mashed to spread on toast + 2 slices of whole wheat bread + 2 fried eggs
Calories for each lunch meal should be 400
Grilled shrimp Caesar
3 cups of lettuce + 12 whole pita chips + 2 tbsp of Caesar dressing + 9 large grilled shrimps + 1 tbsp of grated Parmesan
2 thin slices of avocado + 2 oz of deli turkey + 1 sliced of bacon + 1 tbsp of honey mustard + tomato and lettuce + 1 nectarine + 6 inches of whole wheat pita
Swiss turkey burger
1 thin slice of Swiss cheese + tomato, lettuce and onion slices + whole wheat burger bun + 1 tbsp of barbecue sauce + 1 cup of cantelope cubes + 3 oz of lean ground turkey + 1 thin slice of Swiss cheese
5 cherry tomatoes + 2 oz of whole wheat pasta cooked and stored in refrigerator + 1 oz of mozzarella diced + 1/2 of diced yellow pepper + 2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar sprinkled + 3 fresh basil leaves
Couscous with chickpeas
Cook 1/2 cup of whole wheat couscous + 1/2 cup of diced tomato + 1 tbsp of chopped basil leaves + 3/4 cup of chickpeas + 1/2 cup of diced cucumber
Spinach Salad (Asian)
3 cups of baby spinach + 2 tbsp of Asian vinaigrette + 1/2 chopped apple + 2 of diced chicken breast + 1/2 of of grated carrots + 1/2 cup of edamame
2 six inch whole tortilla + 1/2 cup of low fat shredded cheddar cheese + 1/2 cup of salsa + 2 tbsp of Greek yogurt + 4 sliced tomatoes
Avocado chicken Salad
1 whole avocado mashed with a spoon to paste on 2 oz diced chicken breast.
Calories for each meal should be 500
1/2 cup of cooked brown rice + 1/2 cup of shredded lettuce + 1/2 cup of grilled vegetables + 1/3 of corn salsa + 1/4 cup of guacamole.
1/2 baked potato + 3 oz of lean steak + 2 cups of mushrooms + 2 tsp of olive oil to sprinkle
Chicken stir fry
1 stalk of escallion + 3 oz of boneless chicken breast sliced + 3 cups of broccoli + 2 tbsp of coconut oil + 1/2 cup of cooked brown rice
Meatballs and spaghetti
1/2 of marinara sauce + 2 oz of whole wheat spaghetti + 3 turkey meatballs + 2 cups of tossed salad
3 oz of lean going turkey + 1/2 cup of chopped onion + 1/2 cup of white beans + 1/2 of sliced tomato + 1/2 cup of brown rice + 1 tbsp of hot suave to spice
Spinach and chicken pasta
2 oz of whole wheat pasta + 1 cup of baby spinach + 1 sliced clove of garlic + 1 cup of diced chicken breast + 1 tbsp of Parmesan
1 cup of potato salad + 4 oz of grilled chicken baste with 1 tbsp of BBQ sauce
Flat bread pizza
2 whole grain flat bread + 1/4 of skim milk mozzeralla cheese + 1:2 of broccoli
So now that the meals are planned out for you, it's for you to choose which one better suits your taste.
Going on this plan will definitely help you to lose weight as these are much better meal options.
2. Clean eating swaps for weight loss
That's why this very useful infographic shows the various ingredients that you can change out for simple carbs.
Let's not forget about cooking dinner, as many of the ingredients used aren't healthy either. Most people use high amounts of simple carbs when cooking that will just make you gain a lot of weight.
It can be hard sometimes to eat healthy even when we have all the right ingredients for cooking.
3. Swapping unhealthy baking ingredients for healthy ones
There are a lot of ways to switch out unhealthy ingredients for things that would actually benefit your health and weight.
You won't really notice a significant difference when you swap them out but the small changes make the biggest differences internally.
Let's look at baking. If you go to the bakery and look at the ingredients that are used, they aren't healthy for your body.
Tons of these baked goods are packed with processed ingredients that will definitely destroy your health and weight.
But consider yourself lucky as you will now find out some great substitutes for when you want to bake your favorite goodies.
Let's look at how real house moms approach their baking. For example, one of the substitutions used for egg is flaxseeds.
The reason is, eggs can raise your cholesterol and that's why they suggest that you combine 1 tbsp of ground flaxseeds with 2 tablespoons of water for every egg you need.
You will need to let it stay for about 15 minutes, until it becomes gelatinous.
Another good example of healthy substitutions would be using coconut oil instead of vegetable oil. The reason for that is, coconut oil melts down in the microwave quickly and can be used as a healthier option when you bake.
Vegetable oils are highly processed and when heated to a certain temperature, anything that is beneficial gets destroyed.
On the other hand, coconut oil can't stand the heat and keep all of its amazing health benefits and minerals.
Even if you do not like coconut oil there's no need to worry as the coconut oil tastes nothing like artificial coconut and you can buy the unflavored version at your health store.
4. How to curb your cravings the healthy way
Sometimes it's very hard to fight food cravings but if you develop a very strong mental approach and always keep adding alternatives to your food list, it will become easier.
NatureWorksBest created a very informative info graphic that shows you the various foods that you can use as substitutes.
When you have unhealthy food cravings always remember that you can substitute with a very healthy food instead of junk food.
Rice cakes, should be naturally low in calories and fat but it's quite the opposite as it's very high on the glycemic index.
What is the glycemic index?
This is what dietitians used to measure how whole foods' impact on your blood sugar. In this case, sugar is rated as 100 with rice cakes being at 82.
So this is something you should not be eating ,as it will raise your blood sugar.
5. The shock diet to lose 30 pounds in 15 days
if you're extremely overweight for your height and want to lose some weight quickly, then this diet is perfect for you.
It's normally called the “shock diet” as it will help you lose pounds, lower cholesterol and detox your body.
In 15 days you should be able to lose up to 30 pounds if you follow that plan properly.
It includes a meal plan for five days that will help you reach your weight loss goals. So all you need to do is repeat it until you reach 15 days.
This is perfect if you want to start the new year off in a healthy way.
The shock diet meal plan
It's very easy to follow and it's not complicated. It includes some simple meals and snacks that are meant to help your body shed some pounds.
Let's look at day 1.
You”ll be eating 1 orange, 1 toast and 1 cup of green tea without sugar. Then for lunch you'll eat 1 orange, 1 boiled egg and 1 yogurt. Now for dinner you eat 2 tomatoes, 1 bowl of green salad and 2 boiled eggs.
Keep it very simple. It's not something that is hard to follow and it doesn't involve anything expensive to make you have to spend money.
Here is the 5 day meal plan
Breakfast: 1 orange, 1 toast and 1 cup of green tea without sugar.
Lunch: 1 orange, 1 boiled egg and 1 yogurt.
Dinner: 1 bowl of fresh green salad, 2 tomatoes and 2 boiled eggs.
Breakfast: 1 cup of coffee without sugar, 1 orange and 1 toast.
Lunch: 1 Yogurt, 1 cup of coffee(no sugar), 1 boiled egg,
Dinner: 1 toast, 1 tomato, 2 oz of diced chicken breast.
Breakfast: 1 cup of coffee without sugar, 1 orange and 1 toast
Lunch: 1 orange, 1 boiled egg and 1 yogurt.
Dinner: 1 toast, 1 tomato, 2 oz of diced chicken breast and 1 cup of green tea.
Breakfast: 1 cup of coffee without sugar, 1 orange and 1 toast
Lunch: 1 toast, 1 orange and 125g of low fat cheese
Dinner: 2 tomatoes, 1 toast, 125g of diced chicken breast.
Breakfast: 1 toast, 1 fresh orange and 1 cup of coffee.
Lunch: 1 toast, 190g of boiled chicken breast and 1 tomato.
Dinner: 500 grams of fresh cooked vegetables and 1 egg.
Now this is the plan that should be repeated for 15 days. The first five days you will lose anywhere between 5 to 10 pounds and then the other days you will lose a lot more.
Bear in mind, if you want to achieve the expected results you have to be ready to be dedicated and comply with the diet plan and nothing should be left out or added.
6. Getting rid of parasites speed up fat loss
If somehow you're struggling to control cravings then you might be dealing with something more medical.
It could be anything from stress or addiction or it could simply be because of parasites living in your body.
Now parasites feed off the excess mucus that is in your body which is normally produced by the consumption of sugar. Parasites will thrive in that type of environment.
Now if you want to get rid of them you will need only two ingredients, cloves and flaxseeds.
How to do it
What you will do is grind half cup of flaxseed's and 2 teaspoons of cloves in the coffee grinder and then you will take 2 teaspoons of cloves and put it in a glass of warm water.
Now you're going to mix and drink it for three days. After three days continue the same process and do this for a total of 30 days until the parasites have completely left your body.
After that flush you will start to feel more energetic as the energy the parasites took from you will come back.
7. amazing fruits for weight loss
The guys over at fitness republic put together one of the best infographics that shows you 15 fruits that you might like to incorporate in your daily eating habits.
These will definitely assist you with your weight loss journey. There are various types of fruits that are on the lists that almost everyone loves to eat.
Keep in mind that even though fruits are healthy, it's important to watch out for high sugar fruits such as grapes as it's very high in sugar content, so be moderate.
8. Frozen smoothies for weight loss
The truth is, not everyone loves to eat, some persons find it much more appealing to drink. In that case you should really look out for drinks that will help you to lose weight.
In the info graphic below you'll see a lot of tasty healthy smoothie drinks that you can make for yourself easily. It's always better when you have control over the ingredients going into your smoothies and drinks.
Here's a list of very tasty smoothies that you could make to help you stay healthy and lose weight quickly.
9. Infuse water recipes for weight loss
One of the things that a lot of people forget to do is actually detox their system. It not only helps you to get rid of deadly toxins but also help you to lose weight faster.
You can create your own detox drinks quite easily, as it not only helps you to get rid of deadly toxins but also helps you to lose weight faster.
You can create your own detox drinks quite easily, it's not time intense as smoothies. If you drink infused water recipes regularly it's almost impossible for you not to feel and see the difference in your body weight.
Some of the best recipes you should try are:
mint + lime + green tea
Lime + Cucumber + Lemon
These infused water recipes are very rich in antioxidants and will help you fight against aging and speed up your metabolism and that will help you lose weight faster.
10. easy ways to boost your metabolism
These 10 tips that are laid out in the infographic will help you to increase your metabolism. Do this every day if you want to get your body in shape.
Many of us live busy lives which cause us not to have a lot of time to lose weight and aren't really motivated.
But there are ways that you can easily lose a few pounds without exhausting yourself at the gym or sticking to some strict diet plan.
It's very vital for you to remember that it only takes a few small steps to see progress and when you see a little result, you will surely be motivated to go on.
11. Pre-workout snacks to maximize weight loss
If you plan to go on a workout regimen there's one thing you need to take seriously and that is your nutrition.
You could be doing the best workout plan in the world but if your nutrition sucks you won't get any results.
That's why your pre-and post workout meals or snacks should be on point. When you eat before working out you will have more energy to burn more calories which will in turn and burn more fat.
And if you eat after, your body will start to burn more calories from the food you just consumed. Therefore, you won't end up gaining weight.
12. effective workout routine for losing pounds
Now if you're looking for an easy workout to do it every day to get in your ideal shape, then you can try the simple morning exercise routine.
After doing this work out you will definitely feel the burn and remember, it won't be too intense to discourage you from doing it again.
But remember that intense workouts are going to produce the most results, so just take your time and gradually get to that level.
13. The worst foods for weight loss and health
By now you should know that eating junk foods such as chips and drinking soda is definitely a big no-no. They make you gain a lot of weight and destroy your overall health.
Also there are some foods that are packaged as “healthy” that we shouldn't be eating at all.
For example, foods like rice cakes and granola, you should stay away from these. It's typically seen as a healthy food, especially for breakfast, but it actually turns out that it's packed with tons of sugar and bad fats that will make you gain weight.
However, if you decide to eat granola make sure that you're going for one that is low in sugar and is unprocessed.
It's time to start take action
Losing weight isn't the easiest of tasks but it's not impossible. In fact it becomes easy if you're disciplined and mentally strong.
If you're able to stick to a meal plan and workout regimen you will reach your weight loss goal in no time.
Just remember that you don't have to be great to start, you just have to start to be great!
Don't forget to pin and share this to your Pinterest account as some of your friends and followers will benefit from this post.
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