Leanne Ward: Nutritionist’s Best Tips for Losing Fat While Eating More Revealed
Leanne Ward, nutritionist and dietitian from Brisbanereveals the secret to losing fat while eating more and even sneaking in a few sweet treats.
Leanne promotes weight loss in a sustainable way by eating whole foods and some treats, rather than cutting out food groups.
A new mum has revealed that the ‘secret formula’ for fat loss focuses on what you can add to your meals, not cut out.
Dietitian and nutritionist Leanne Ward has revealed her weight loss secrets that don’t require completely cutting out food groups
The new mum said the ‘secret formula’ to losing fat is actually focusing on what you can add to your diet, rather than take away. She believes a healthy meal contains high-fiber carbohydrates, lean protein, a healthy fat, three or more colorful vegetables, and a small treat.
She said your main meal should include high-fiber carbohydrates, lean protein, healthy fats, three or more colorful vegetables, and a small treat to finish.
Instead of extreme dieting, Leanne believes that a balanced diet will result in long-term, sustainable fat loss and a healthy body.
‘If the thought of doing something to help you lose weight makes you cringe.. stop!’ Mom said.
‘If you can’t see yourself doing something for at least 12 months (to make it a sustainable habit), there’s no real point in doing it because any weight you lose by sticking to the strict behavior means you’re likely to gain it back as soon as you stop.’
The nutritionist revealed that she participated in yo-yo dieting when she was younger and never saw long-term results.
“The younger me tried cutting things 100 times before I realized that adding more filling whole foods and allowing treats in smaller amounts (rather than restricting and binging) was KEY to long-term balance,” she explained.
Since eating a balanced diet containing whole foods, Leanne has ‘maintained a healthy diet and lifestyle’ for ten years without ‘falling off the wagon’.
A nutritionist, she tried cutting back many times in her younger years, but she learned that eating whole foods and eating a balanced diet is the best way to lose weight.
Leanne’s best tips for healthy living
* Stop overthinking
* Eat moderately well
* Exercise 3-4 times a week
* Sleep 7-8 hours a week
* Manage your stress
* Repeat forever
The main tips for moms to lose weight is to make it a lifestyle, stop crash diets and create habits you enjoy.
“Often when I work with my training clients, I increase the amount of food they eat (but lower the total calories) and their body goes from maintaining weight to kick-starting fat loss (without feeling hungry!),” she explained. .
Leanne further discusses healthy fat loss and all things nutrition on her podcast The Nutrition Couch.
Leanne and her husband David welcomed their daughter Mia ten months ago and Leanne is already back to her pre-pregnancy weight
Leanne proved her weight loss tips work after already shedding 22kg of pregnancy weight since her baby Mia was born ten months ago.
Mum returned to her pre-pregnancy weight by eight months postpartum by following her own Lean Gut Mind Method training plan she creates for her clients, being consistent and reminding herself that ‘slow and steady wins the race’.
“The biggest thing I’ve learned is that making healthy decisions and exercising regularly is difficult with little sleep, a full-time job, a baby, running two businesses, trying to have a social life and building a new house,” she said.
‘I haven’t been perfect at all, just bloody consistent every week.’
A mom shared this post about her postpartum weight loss journey. She is one month postpartum in the top row of pictures, and eight months postpartum in the bottom row
Earlier, the dietician revealed the exact amount of food she gets every time she goes to the supermarket – and recommends it for “time-strapped” people who want to prioritize their health.
Leanne filmed herself shopping at her local Woolworths, recommending that you pick up a mix of goods from five key food groups – grains, vegetables and pulses, fruit, dairy and alternatives and meat and alternatives.
In the clip, which he shared with his 292,000 followers, she begins by picking fruit.
‘Start with fruit, fresh, frozen and canned,’ she explained as she picked up grapes, bananas, frozen blueberries and garlic paste.
Then she had salads, nuts and legumes.
“Then we’ll add as many pre-chopped and cut vegetables as we can and put them in a cart or basket,” she explained.
Leanne then picked up a whole beetroot, Asian salad, carrot and courgette style ‘spaghetti’ and pre-chopped mixed rainbow vegetables.
A nutritionist has revealed the exact amount of food she gets every time she goes to the supermarket – which she recommends for “time-poor” people who want to prioritize health
Leanne Ward, from Brisbane, filmed herself shopping at her local Woolworths, recommending you pick up a mix of goods from the five main food groups – grains, vegetables and pulses, fruit, dairy and alternatives and meat and alternatives
‘Next we want nuts, seeds and legumes,’ she explained.
‘We will give priority to our vegetable sources of protein’.
Leanne’s choices included a luxurious nut mix, tinned chickpeas and lentil soup.
Then she picked up whole-grain carbs, including brown rice and quinoa, and fiber-rich pasta.
In a clip he shared with his 292,000 followers, she starts by choosing fruits, vegetables, and then meat alternatives.
Finally, she picked up dairy products and alternatives, including probiotic yogurt, cottage cheese, and tofu.
She ends up getting meat and alternative protein sources – including salmon and eggs.
‘A quick and easy guide to good supermarket nutrition,’ she wrote in the caption.
‘Come shopping with a dietician and see what I recommend for people who are short on time and still want to prioritize their health. You will see the food that I buy and use every day, but how do you know if your choice is good for your health?
Leanne advised taking a mix of frozen, fresh and tinned fruit and vegetables including blueberries and garlic
‘Do you know if you’re getting the right mix of the 5 key food groups? Cereals, vegetables and pulses, fruit, dairy products and alternatives and meat and alternatives’.
Fans were quick to comment on the tips, calling them ‘incredibly helpful’.
‘I like this,’ said one.
‘We love this routine,’ added another.
‘Omg I loved this!!! Please do more of this!!!’ another commented.
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