How to lose body fat? One of the best ways to lose body fat is through dieting. The number of calories you consume daily will dictate fat loss vs fat gain. To lose body fat you need to be in a caloric deficit. And being in a caloric deficit means burning more calories than you consume.

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One of the best ways to keep yourself accountable for how many calories you consume is through a notebook or diary. If you write down the foods, you are eating throughout the week it will help to keep you accountable for that diet you are on. And it also allows you to know how many calories you are consuming per day.

To lose one pound per week you need to have a caloric deficit of 500 calories per day. To lose two pounds per week you need to be in a caloric deficit of 1000 calories per day. The best fat loss and weight loss foods to eat are fiber and protein foods because they are low in calories and high in nutrients. Those foods will help to suppress your appetite and keep you fuller.

Fiber Foods

The best fiber foods to eat are fruits and vegetables such as oranges, apples bananas, peaches, strawberries, etc. Some good green vegetables to eat are broccoli, spinach, asparagus, green beans, etc.

Some other good fiber foods are peas, nuts, seeds as well as whole grains like bread, barley, oats, rye, etc.

Protein Foods

Some good protein foods to eat are chicken, turkey, fish, beef, steak, tilapia, etc. These protein foods are important because protein is the building block to maintaining lean muscle. And the more lean muscle mass you have the faster your metabolism will be.


Exercise is another critical component when it comes to losing body fat. Cardiovascular training allows you to burn calories during the workout and helps to raise your heart rate level. The types of cardio workouts you can do are swimming, walking, jogging, gardening, etc.

Resistance training is the type of training that helps to build and maintain muscle and it will help you burn calories after the workout. The after-burn calorie effect is called EPOC which is called exercise post oxygen consumption.

The types of resistance training workouts that you can do are dumbbell free weights, resistance band exercises, weight-lifting machines, body weight exercises like push-ups, chair dips, planks, crunches, etc.

The Bottom Line is the best way to lose body fat is through diet and exercise. Without diet and exercise it is impossible to lose body fat. To lose bodyfat you need to be in a caloric deficit meaning burning more calories than you consume.

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