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Weight Loss : Breakfast

When you start your journey to better health, odds are your breakfast routine needs a change. Most of us feel the most hurried during the early hours, and breakfast is often less than healthy and less than satisfying. These breakfasts are meant to provide you with energy and nutrition, while also staving off hunger until lunchtime. Whether you’re an egg-casserole lover or prefer something a bit sweeter like pancakes and oatmeal, you’ll find a recipe that suits you. Chocolate-Almond Quinoa Breakfast Bars  Butternut Squash + Turkey Sausage Casserole  Veggie Breakfast Casserole  Easy Egg Muffins  Microwave Cheesy Bacon ‘n Egg Grits  Cottage-Cheese Pancakes w/ Raspberry Jam  Blueberry-Almond Oats  Quick Lemon-Raspberry Oats Strawberry Smoothie  Peanut Butter-Banana Smoothie

Weight Loss : Success Tips for Weight Watchers Freestyle

Success Tips for Weight Watchers Freestyle So, you started Weight Watchers Freestyle and you want to set yourself up for success as best as you can. Here are some tried-and-true tips others have followed that you can use: Plan your meals Armed with the 0-point food list, you want to plan out each meal, each snack, and each dessert. Planning ahead is absolutely key when it comes to sticking to your goals. It makes grocery shopping way easier, and ensures you never find yourself hungry and without an idea of what to eat. Some people really like planning, but if you aren’t one of them, set aside a time at the beginning of each week when you aren’t busy and stick to the routine. It will become a habit.  Include a lot of 0-point foods into each meal There are over 200 foods on the Freestyle 0-point food list, which is really good news. To take advantage, you want to plan meals that use as many of these foods as possible. This keeps the point count of each meal really low. For example, a lunch …

Weight Loss Tips That Really Work

Sometimes losing weight is not easy. This can be for a variety of reasons, but one reason in particular is that you can’t figure out a system that works for you. Getting a system and rhythm in place is the best thing for your weight loss goals and here are a few tips that might help. For most people, drastically cutting down on sugar is a sure path to weight loss. Cut foods that contain added sugars from your diet. However, continue eating foods that have natural sugar, like root vegetables or fruits. There are products and pills available which promise fast weight loss and you should always avoid them. You may lose some weight quickly, but you will likely gain it back when you discontinue taking it. For weight reduction, go with leaner forms of meat. Replace some of your creamy, heavy sauces with a basic salsa mix or something light. The salsa and chutney will add taste to the meat and keep it from being dry. Chutneys come in a wide variety of flavors and make your proteins stand ou…

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Are You Getting Enough Sleep to Lose Weight

Sleeping about 8 hours nightly allows for adequate cellular housekeeping. The body uses enzymes and proteins during these hours to rejuvenate. Fewer cases of dementia, heart problems, and diabetes directly relate to the number of hours slept.
Adequate sleep is an important part of a weight loss plan and should be added to the recommended mix of diet and exercise. In addition to lowering caloric intake and increasing physical activity, the research team in Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute in Ottawa has provided sufficient evidence to show that inadequate sleep is an independent risk factor for overweight and obesity.
Scientists determined that lack of sleep increases the stimulus to consume more food and increases appetite-regulating hormones. Dr. Chaput stated “The solution to weight loss is not as simple as eat less, move more, sleep more… however, an accumulating body of evidence suggests that sleeping habits should not be overlooked when prescribing a weight-reduction program to a patient with obesity.”
Seven to nine hours of sleep are needed daily to aid weight loss efforts
Other factors affecting body weight are stress, depression and your individual genes. A good sound sleep can reduce or eliminate the effects of these factors, at the same time, regulating the hormones leptin and ghrelin to lower food cravings. Also, reducing or eliminating insulin-producing processed carbohydrate foods and cutting sugar from the diet are necessary to stimulate weight loss in many people.
We are not provided an explanation of how it all works together but the part of the brain that controls eating for pleasure is affected.
Levels of the hormones leptin, ghrelin, cortisol and orexin that are closely aligned with eating, are affected by lack of sleep.
Dr. Chaput concluded “An accumulating body of evidence suggests that sleeping habits should not be overlooked when prescribing a weight-reduction program to a patient with obesity.” Continuing research studies validate the critical importance of a sound night’s sleep of between seven and nine hours each night to protect against chronic disease and to aid weight management efforts.

جديد قسم : Weight Loss

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