Diets that advise starvation are now numberless. Also, each one is promising the best results with minimal effort and in the shortest possible time. But the fact is that in most cases these diets may indeed help to achieve the desired objective, in inches or in pounds. The problem arises when it is necessary to maintain the newly acquired weight. And at this point we’ll reveal a simple, yet complicated mystery of a healthy and effective weight loss: Eat Smart!
And since the loss of pounds does not have any long-term sense, if it is not associated with an overall lifestyle change and the introduction of a healthy eating habits, it is about time that to do it properly.
We all want to see the changes as early as possible, but it won’t die hard, and the older we get, the harder it is to make the changes. Even in terms of food. Therefore, try slowly and with small steps and give yourself and your body the opportunity to change the habits. Not only that excessive dieting and changes of the habits are bad for the body, but it is a manner in which the changes occur all at once which much more often leads to cheating and failing in the efforts. The changes that will be introduced slowly, progressively and with determination, have much better impact on your body and life.
Remember also that any change counts. Not necessarily that all these changes fully follow up to such an extent that you have to delete all of your favorite dishes from the menu. Your long-term goal is to make you feel better, have more energy, and reduce the potential for the development of cancer and other diseases. Don’t be fooled by the idea that because of one wrong decision all went awry.
It is also important how you eat
It is not only what, but also how you eat. Healthy eating doesn’t mean only smaller portions. In fact, in many cases, they don’t have any connection with healthy food. It is important to change your way of thinking about food. Healthy eating habits are to be learned. It is essential to slow down and take time for a meal instead of eating while walking, working, or even in front of a computer. Scientists are now proving that it is highly advisable to eat in a company of someone, because it adds emotional and social benefits, but mainly helps children develop healthy patterns of food. It is a prerogative to avoid a television!
Instead of eating when it is expected of you, take the time to listen to your body. Eat when you are hungry, drink a glass of water when you are actually thirsty. The body sometimes sends mixed signals. Take time to chew your food slowly before you swallow it. When you feel that you have eaten enough, stop eating, even if you have not full. The brain needs is a few minutes to get a signal from the stomach that it’s full, so we often overeat unknowingly.
It is also important to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner every day at the same time as much as possible and take smaller meals and healthy snacks. If you eat smaller meals, it’ll maintain your energy level and keep your metabolism running. Don’t eat late suppers.
On the shelves in many stores you will find many dietary supplements and products that promise similar or different changes such as remove cellulite, burn fat, deplete the waist and thigh circumference, etc. However, it is important to realize that many of these supplements may be inappropriate to achieve your desired goals. Reach for those who have natural ingredients and substances that are recommended by the advocates of a healthy lifestyle and experts in the field.
We often hear that carbohydrates are the biggest enemy of a slender waist. But this does not apply to all carbohydrates, such as those from which the body benefits. Among those are fiber in the whole grain products, beans, fruits and vegetables. Fibers are indigestible carbohydrates, which are only found in foods of plant origin. They deserve special attention in the daily diet, providing numerous benefits to the human body and health. The recommended daily intake of fiber is between 1 and 2 tbs. Foods with higher fiber content slows down the absorption of simple carbohydrates in the body. Fiber in the body provide a slow and steady rise in blood sugar, they can also keep constant blood sugar level. Soluble fibers are soluble in water and absorb water. After swallowing they are converted into a dense, viscous gel that is slowly moving through the body. This makes us a fuller and sated for a long time, resulting in ingestion of small amounts of food. Very effective source of natural fiber is psyllium husk (sand plantain).
Among all the many tropical surprise are also goji berries, which are a rich source of various vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids. At the same time increase the rate of metabolism, have a strong antioxidant effect and so help to reduce body weight. In addition, they are among the best sources of antioxidants, they contain 18 kinds of amino acids, including all eight essential that the body itself cannot produce, 6 vitamins, minerals, and 11 and 5 unsaturated fatty acids, and many other substances. At the same time they strengthen the immune system and help the body after illness, and fill it with energy. On top of all they improve vision, treat joint pain, regulate blood pressure, reduce blood cholesterol levels and cleanse the skin. Not only do they help you lose weight, they will also regulate your digestion, detoxify the liver and balanced blood sugar levels.
Water and exercise
Water does help flush unwanted substances and toxins, which is very important. The worst part is that many people are dehydrated, but don’t even realize. Dehydration causes a reduction in energy, headaches and fatigue. Thirst is often mistaken for hunger, so be careful.
Exercise helps digestion and makes you feel better, and gives you an additional injection of power and feels you with enthusiasm about healthy living and ensures that you will easily have a healthier body and more sound decisions.