8. Eat More Protein
Protein is key to weight loss because the body takes longer to digest and use protein than it does fat or carbs, meaning that you naturally burn more calories trying to process it.
A study published in Nutrition Metabolism found that dieters who increased their protein intake to 30 percent of their diet ate nearly 450 fewer calories a day and lost about 11 pounds over the 12-week study without employing any other dietary measures.
Protein also makes you feel fuller and more satisfied for longer meaning you are likely to eat less which can ultimately result in weight loss.