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Tips to Losing and Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Published on Aug 26, 2017 and last reviewed on Mar 08, 2022   -  4 min read

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This article talks about foods that can help you lose weight and effective ways to exercise for weight loss.

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Tips to Losing and Maintaining a Healthy Weight

What Foods Should We Eat?

A simple tip is to eat fruits, vegetables, and whole nuts before every meal. This makes it impossible for us to consume a large meal portion all at once. Fruits or vegetables in the form of salads aid in digestion and help prevent constipation, thereby preventing bloating. It is most important to always eat a high-protein breakfast to help you carry out your day's activities comfortably.

COVID-19 has also impacted the lifestyle of many individuals, and it is one of the key factors that have been significantly affecting physical wellbeing. Due to online classes and working from home changeovers, many have recently gained weight and are trying to lose them in a healthy way.

What Are the Foods to Be Avoided?

Avoid sugar and alcohol. Alcohol causes you to wake up in the middle of the night while sugary products increase your appetite and cause you to consume more food. Alcohol depresses the nervous system, slowing you down and potentially dragging your mood down as well.

It is advisable to avoid eating processed and sugary foods that increase your cravings for sugar and cause obesity. Set aside a day each week as your cheat day when you can eat chocolate or other junk food of your choice.

What Are the Weight-Loss Friendly Foods?

  1. Mangoes contain lots of vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium, copper, as well as vitamin A and have no cholesterol. They are also high in iron, carbohydrates, and fiber. Mangoes also help in reducing the craving for sugary foods because of their sweet taste.

  2. Spinach is a green leafy vegetable that has no cholesterol and is full of iron, magnesium, zinc, etc. These properties also help strengthen:

  1. Muscles.

  2. Bone mineralization.

  3. Reduce the risk of cataracts.

What Are Some Efficient Exercise Tips for Weight Loss?

Some of the other weight loss tips are avoiding skipping breakfast, having your meals at a regular time, having an active lifestyle habit, eating fiber-rich foods, and planning daily meals.

Conclusion:

In recent times, many people have been suffering from being overweight. Though it does not affect the quality of life for some people, few find it highly impossible to perform basic activities because of being overweight. Hence it is important to increase physical activities like jogging, cycling, etc. There are various weight loss programs that concentrate both on increasing physical activity and ensuring a proper diet. It is also equally important to have a proper and nutritious diet and avoid junk foods that contribute to weight gain.

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