As mentioned in our previous article, gaining some weight during holidays it is common but this can compromise our health and make more difficult to go back on track later on. The former article focused on creating a pre-holidays nutrition mind set, the most important first step to this challenge. This article will tackle a few remaining adjustments aiming to succeed in our maintenance or weight loss goals during this coming holiday season.
It is common to gain some weight during any holiday season. We are, in general, eating any kinds of foods and much more than usually because we tend to socialize more, which give us less time to plan ahead. While it may be tempting to put healthy habits in the "waiting list" and get back on track after holidays, doing so can compromise our health or even making it more difficult to reach our maintenance or weight loss goals later on. With only a few adjustments, it is possible to maintain, or...
Obesity / overweight problems are the # 1 cause of death in many countries, particularly in USA. There are many ways to approach weight loss. Some ways involve spending quite a lot on gym memberships or nutrition specialists. Others may involve spending nothing but your courage to do so. But other not very popular ways to approach weight loss are actually quite effective, and may even be faster and produce amazing results.
How your body and mind understand the states of "emergency" Stress and weight gain are related to each other, like "cousins". In the first part of this series, we explored a very common psychological reaction to stress – emotional eating. Now, we dive into a physical response, triggered by the hormone cortisol.
How your mind and body interpret your states of "emergency" Stress and weight gain often go hand in hand, so understanding your behavioural patterns in stressful situations can do wonders for your waistline, as well as your general health and wellbeing. We live in a stress-full culture, so it is understandable if the efforts necessary to maintain or obtain the “perfect” weight and body shape just seem impossible sometimes. We should also reject all the body-shaming we “normal” people...
Losing weight by sticking to a conventional diet and/or exercise plan can be tricky and take quite a long time. The good news is that there are a few tips that can really help you through this complicated weight loss process as well as keep you away from gaining weight in the future.
If you think by eating less you will not gain weight then my friend you are in the wrong dilemma. You might initially start to lose weight but this will not go on. It is because your body starts to panic. One of the worst things you can do to your metabolism is to eat less. If we are eating very little food and exercising more you cannot lose weight you can start to gain weight and it’s likely because of your metabolism.
Controlling the appetite is the key to long-term weight loss and maintenance. The reason behind this is that to lose weight, we generally have to reduce our daily calorie intake. But, unfortunately, no-expert-advised weight loss diets can often increase appetite and even produce a severe hunger body response which might impede weight loss. In this article you can find a list of pretty useful tricks intended to dramatically reduce excessive hunger and appetite:
Spices are a vital element of many Asian countries. Back in time, our ancestors´ diet was based on natural and whole foods given by the Mother of Earth. Medicine was far too expensive to afford and, therefore, food of nature became a natural cure to any upcoming health issues or concerns. But what is turmeric? Turmeric is an enhancing plant that belongs to the ginger family. It is a must in Asian food, and the key ingredient of delicious curries, providing food with a fantastic look and...
A true wealth of nature is Omega 3. It offers us many benefits and helps us lead a healthy, dynamic and energetic life. Omega-3 fatty acids can be found in foods, such as fish as well as dietary supplements in the form of fish oil. There are 3 main types of omega-3 fatty acids: alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). ALA can be found mainly in flaxseed, soybean, and canola oils.