There are lots of diet plans out there, but many of them just don’t seem to work. If you’re like many others struggling to lose weight, you’re probably sick of the entire scene of weight loss and dieting. But don’t lose hope. You just haven’t found the right plan yet. Some of those diet plans don’t adequately take into account the importance of the foods you are eating, so your body is stuck trying to make the best out of what’s going in. Exercise is imperative, but the food you eat can play a huge role in your overall body function and your ability to lose weight. Here are a few things that can help.

Keeping your body moving is a major key in getting your heart and brain going, but it doesn’t necessarily mean you need to work your body out to death. If you are spending hours a day on a bicycle, but not eating healthy, you are likely going to be disappointed in the results. Participating in regular day to day physical activities can benefit you greatly, but it doesn’t need to become an obsession. Taking the time to walk down the street instead of driving might make a huge difference in your day and your ability to lose weight. If you want to obsess about something, you might find better results in thinking about eating better.

So what are you supposed to eat? It’s a fact that different weight loss plans often tell you completely different things! So how do you know what is really right? Is it a fruit diet of only acai berry and bananas, or a meat only diet that you should be putting into your body every day? The answer is probably neither. Having a balanced diet is necessary if you want to lose weight.

One of the most important things to think about when trying to lose weight and deciding what to eat is to listen to your body. You probably didn’t need to pay anyone to tell you that did you? You probably can tell when your body doesn’t feel right. If you are feeling sluggish, bloated, gassy, or just plain off, you’re probably not eating right, and your body is most likely holding on to excess weight. You might want to start keeping a food diary where you can also keep track of how you feel.

There are definitely a few key foods you will want to start implementing into your diet to help you lose weight. Fruits and vegetables are a must in weight loss and healthy living. Acai berry in particular has been shown to help people lose weight faster. Putting acai berry into a morning smoothie will not only be tasty and energizing, but it can also boost your metabolism.

When you do what’s best for your body, you will be on your way to a healthy life and the weight you want.

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Editor’s Note: Peter Morgan is a health writer for Spirulina UK covering information on spirulina powder as well as the benefits of chlorella powder.