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A certain amount of
body fat is essential for our wellbeing. Most people who put on weight have a
sweet tooth and eat an excessive amount of carbohydrates. If you want to slim,
you may find the following notes useful.
Learn to eat only
when you are hungry and stop eating before you feel bloated. Do not eat just to
feel full. Eat slowly and chew your food thoroughly. Eat more proteins and
minerals, and fewer carbohydrates.
different tastes available to us (see Appendix A). Most of us, however, are
content with only 3 - salty, sweet and sour. If we shift our food balance to
include the other 5 - bitter, pungent, astringent, putrid, and hot - our body
will be able to eliminate waste more completely. The less frequently used
tastes will increase our metabolic rate and enable the body to digest food more
thoroughly. As a consequence, less fat will be dumped and stored in the
It is also
important for the skin to remain acidic. Have lots of hot baths as this will
ensure that the pores remain open. Take care not to get constipated. Take lots
of exercise, including long walks. Remember, singing is also a very effective
Finally, steer well clear of
slimming pills and remember to eat only when you are hungry.