Blame the holidays for those added pounds that could certainly ruin your slim figure! Watch out for Thanksgiving and other holiday celebrations just around the corner with tables laden with all those yummy delicacies that will tempt you to forget your calories. But the good news is that there are two ways to block the appearance of these ungainly pounds: double your physical activities keep close attention to your nutrition regime.
The traditional herb-roasted turkey with cheese grits gracing your Thanksgiving dinner looks appetizing. However, take only a small portion of turkey on your plate. The same goes for the rest of the dishes. The sight of the large plate convinces your brain that you are eating a large portion of food in your plate. Immediately, you feel full and satisfied, so you eat less.
Around 60% of your body weight is water so this drink is essential. A full glass of water can fill you up so you will consume less.
Pick only tiny pieces from greasy fries and eat your fill from fresh veggies. Eating vegetables reduces the risk of getting many chronic ailments. You can fill your plate half-full of vegetables and get the best result. You can have your vegetables boiled, steamed, baked or eaten fresh. They are rich in fiber, folate, potassium and vitamins A, E and C.
Forget junk food, candies and chocolates and switch them withfruits and nuts. Fruits are nature’s gift to humanity and make ideal snacks for those who want to eat healthy. They are full of natural carbohydrates and natural sugars. It peps up energy especially for those always on the go. Fruits offer you color, great taste, and nutrition.
Every week, plan your meals and exercise activities. Find time to preparie healthy and delicious meals without reverting to your habit of eating fast food. Set time for your physical activities without taking time from other responsibilities. Go shopping in the grocery with a full stomach; otherwise, you will pick up food you do not need or the wrong ones. Be kind to your budget and your health.Most of all, eat healthy and exercise.
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