In the spring, every woman wants to get rid of her annoying down jacket or fur coat as soon as possible, and at the same time a couple of extra pounds. Therefore, the question of how to lose weight in the spring becomes very relevant.
Watch your diet
In the spring, the body is much more willing to melt with excess weight than in the cold season. Therefore, in order to lose weight, it is not necessary to go on a diet. It’s enough to just start controlling your diet:
1. Try not to overeat at night and avoid harmful foods.
2. Cookies, white bread, pasta and sausage should disappear from your diet. Replace them with healthy products. Buy whole-grain bread.
3. Replace pork with chicken.
4. Try to have more fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet.
Adhering to these recommendations, you will be able to quickly lose extra pounds, get used to a healthy diet and accustom the whole family to it.
Don’t skip breakfast
A missed morning meal slows down the metabolism. And deprives you of the opportunity to burn an extra 80 calories. Oatmeal porridge, a cup of coffee with milk or an omelet, on the contrary, accelerate the metabolism. And as scientists have found out, only in this case a person burns 1600 calories a day. In case of refusal of breakfast, this number decreases. In addition, by refusing to eat in the morning, you will surely catch up unnoticed during lunch.
A delicious and at the same time low-calorie morning cocktail will help to actively part with extra pounds. Nutritious, containing a lot of fiber, it will help to quickly cleanse the body, satisfy hunger for a long time and get rid of an extra three kilograms in a month. Recipe: a cup of any berries (can be frozen), a tablespoon of soy, half a cup of apple juice, a few ice cubes. Grind everything in a blender.
No way! Otherwise, you will achieve the opposite result. Experiencing a feeling of hunger, the body will begin to store nutrients in reserve. As a result, a couple of extra pounds of fat will be provided.
Try to use less salt, and one day a week to do without it at all. It will also help you lose weight. Nutritionists also advise drinking more water – 1.5-2 liters a day (tea and juices do not count).
The habit of drinking a glass of water before each meal will also help to moderate your appetite. A couple of times a week before breakfast, drink a glass of warm water with lemon juice or apple cider vinegar. This also contributes to weight loss.
Aromatherapy for weight loss
You can also become slimmer with the help of certain smells. Aromas affect blood circulation and metabolism.
Vanilla oil suppresses appetite well. Apply three drops on a handkerchief and inhale if you feel hungry. Cinnamon maxlo also dulls the feeling of hunger.
There are many products that help in the fight for slimness. So, all citrus fruits and juice from them are very useful in this regard. These fruits help the body a lot: they reduce cholesterol levels in the blood, improve the intestinal flora, strengthen the walls of small blood vessels, and also reduce puffiness, strengthen and tone the nervous system, reduce the risk of cardiovascular and oncological diseases. The healing effect of citrus fruits is explained by the fact that they contain a lot of vitamin C, folic acid, potassium, carbohydrates, pectin and fiber.
Spinach is another such ally. The substances contained in spinach leaves remove toxins, heavy metal salts from the body, and have a laxative effect. Spinach dishes are a dietary product rich in protein, which includes all the necessary amino acids.
Some seasonings for dishes reduce appetite well, one of them is pepper. The capsoic substance contained in them seriously suppresses appetite and burns extra calories. It is contained in red, yellow and green pepper.
The study showed that those who ate red pepper for a snack ate noticeably less food, and those who added it during meals consumed a whole thousand fewer calories a day.
The trace element chromium also contributes to weight loss. It reduces body fat, increases muscle mass and controls blood glucose levels, which eventually leads to a dulling of hunger. Chromium is found in egg yolk, malt, as well as in multivitamin complexes and mineral supplements. The effective daily dose of chromium is 200 mg.
Without sports – nowhere!
It has been proven that regular physical activity is necessary for effective weight loss. Sign up for a gym or fitness class. Exercises can be performed at home. In order to tone up the body, it is necessary to devote 30-45 minutes of physical education daily. You can run in the morning or ride a bike. Try to walk more. and use the stairs instead of the elevator.
The easiest way to increase mobility is to start walking as much as possible, ideally you need to walk at least 10,000 steps a day.
Nutritionists advise you to grab everything at once and introduce new habits into your life gradually. If you decide to drink water before breakfast, then spend a few days to consolidate this skill, and then add, for example, exercises. When the recommended rules become a habit, it will be easy to follow them.