February is starting in a day or two, we will soon prepare to shed clothes and emerge out of the comforts of layers of thick warm clothing. Of course the thought of getting back into pretty dresses is thrilling, if only we didn’t have to worry about shedding those extra pounds. Lucky are the ones who resisted the temptation to munch on plenty of comfort food this winter, but the rest of us have to start working towards losing weight now, to look our best for Holi! Remember, crash dieting is not the way to go about, after all staying healthy should be our goal.
Also, it is imperative that you include exercises to aid the process. If not, you might end up losing muscle weight too, which will eventually do more harm than good. In case, you have stubborn fat in some areas that refuse to go away in spite of sticking to a diet and regular exercise, then there is the option of Cryolipolysis fat freezing. Listed below are some food items that you should include in your diet to lose weight.
1. Drink water before meals
This will reduce the portions that you will consume during the meal time. Yes, you will fell hungry later, so keep healthy snacks around you to fight the hunger. Eat fresh fruits, dry fruits, sprouts and salad as snacks.
2. Eat a wholesome and protein rich breakfast
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, which has to be protein rich to keep your cravings and hunger in check till your next meal.
3. Coffee and green tea
Both coffee and green tea improve metabolism, if you have them without sugar. Green tea has numerous other health benefits, but limit intake to 4-5 cups a day. If you are pregnant, or suffer from insomnia or diabetes, consult your doctor before including it in your diet.
4. Eat more fibre, fruits, vegetables and whole food instead of unprocessed food
Studies have shown that fibre increases satiety and helps in weight control in the long term. Vegetables and fruits have little calories and lots of fibre and water content which makes them filling. Additionally, these are nutritious too.
5. Use smaller plates and chew more
This has a psychological effect. As smaller plates look crowded with smaller portions, they apparently make us eat less by making us feel guilty. Chewing more makes us feel full faster, because we trick our brain into thinking that we are eating a lot.
Quality sleep as per your body requirement is also necessary to lose weight in a healthy way. Both over and under sleeping hampers attempts at weight loss. Besides, a good night’s sleep can do wonders to your skin and hair, they are as good as the best dermatologist in Gurgaon.
If stubborn fat still persists in certain areas, visit our clinic for Cryolipolysis fat freezing for an easy solution. Cryosculpting is a pain and side-effect free method of getting rid of stubborn fat without special workout, surgery or even diet control.