Bridal Beauty: Staying on a Wedding Diet?


I'm trying desperately to shed some pounds before my wedding, but I'm having trouble dieting on the right foods -- I'm never full after I eat. Do you have any suggestions for losing weight before my wedding?


Hunger may mean that you are choosing the wrong "right" foods. Some low-fat fare isn't enough to fill a bird. Start by taking a long, hard look at what's on your plate. You should be seeing lots of vegetables. Have a salad or some steamed broccoli, cauliflower, or spinach every day with lunch and dinner. Adding extra veggies will increase the quantity of food in your stomach without adding a lot of extra calories. Also, some foods are naturally more filling than others. Try to include fruit -- oranges, grapes, apples -- baked potatoes, and fish in your meals. These low-cal foods definitely pack an extra punch when it comes to filling you up and helping you lose weight before your wedding .

Up Next
Wedding Gown: Should I Buy It Before I Lose Weight?

I am trying to lose a lot of weight in time for my wedding (six months from now). The problem is that I feel pressured to get my wedding dress soon (because of the three to four months it takes for one to come in). I don't want to have to buy a size that fits me now or get a style that would flatter my current shape. I'm embarrassed to even make an appointment at an upscale wedding dress shop (I've only gone to discount places where they leave you alone). My family and close friends are out of state, which is why I have to go alone. Help!

by The Knot2 min read