rules of the naturally thin

“naturally thin” people actually live by a series of laws that keep them from ever gaining weight. if you know their secrets, you can indulge and enjoy and never gain another pound as long as you live. according to the editors of Men’s Health, these are the rules will help with weight loss:

LAW #1: Lean People Don’t Diet
Get 25 grams of fiber a day – the amount in about 3 servings of fruits and vegetables – and you can boost fat burn up to 30 percent.

LAW #2: Lean People Don’t Go Fat-Free
Fat doesn’t make you fat, period. You need fat in your diet to help you process certain nutrients, like vitamins A, D, and E, for example. Fat keeps you full and satisfied. Fat-free will send you running back to the fridge in an hour, hungry for more.

LAW #3: Lean People Sit Down to Eat
In fact, the more you sit down and enjoy your food, the leaner you’re going to be.

LAW #4: Lean People Know What They’re Going to Eat Next
Planning your responses to hunger may help you shed pounds faster.

LAW #5: Lean People Eat Protein
People who ate moderately high levels of protein were twice as likely to lose weight and keep it off as those who didn’t eat much protein. First, you burn more calories to digest it. Second, because your body has to work harder to digest, you stay fuller longer.

LAW #6: Lean People Move Around
Simply put, fit people stay fit by having fun. Pick a few activities that you enjoy, from tossing a stick for your dog to bowling with your best friend, and just do them more often.

LAW #7: Lean People Watch Less TV
Those who watch more than four hours of TV a day, nearly 30 percent have a BMI that high.

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read article on Yahoo! by David Zinczenko with Matt Goulding from Men’s Health: The 7 Laws of Leanness

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