Tips & Tricks for a tight body
Have a proper breakfast..
During the day the calories of a breakfast will get burned easily. Besides that, it’s important to provide your body in the morning with the right amount of nutrients. The simple reason is that your body doesn’t receive any food or drinks during the night. After a proper breakfast the hunger for snacks or candy will be less during the day.
Use a smaller plate..
How simple as it sounds, on a plate with empty spots you will have the urge to fill them up with more food. Using a smaller plate will result in consuming less calories.
Don’t eat too fast..
Your body receives a sign from the brain when it’s getting full. Between actually full and this sign is an delay of about 5 to 10 minutes. When you have eaten to fast, u consumed an unnecessary big portion between this few minutes.
Do you drink much coffee?
Do you like cappuccino’s, espresso’s and such kind of coffee’s? unfortunately these kind of coffee’s are much less healthy than the original coffee. Try to replace these unhealthy coffee’s for the original filter coffee. Filter coffee contains much less unhealthy additions.
Eat fruit instead of drinking it..
Many people love to drink fruit. Unfortunately these contains much more sugars and less fibers. The fibers in fruit are responsible for a full feeling. This is why eating fruit is much healthier than drinking it.
Consume a big glass of water before dinner..
In order to feel saturated faster it’s useful to consume 2 glasses of water (500 ml) right before diner. A study showed that the calorie intake will drop with about 13%.
Eat something before going to a party..
Don’t arrive hungry at a party or event. At almost every party there are many unhealthy and calorie-rich snacks. When you arrive ravenous at a party it’s almost certain that you will eat to much party snacks. So have a light meal before you go.
Choose your fruit wisely..
+ Watermelon it’s high in water content (90%) and a 100g serving just contains 30 calories.
+ Guava: high in fibre, it’s another potent weight loss aid thanks to the fact that its glycemic index is low, making it perfect for diabetics as well.
+ Apple: one medium-sized apple contains around 50 calories and doesn’t have any fat or sodium.
- Tropical fruits! Fruits like mangos and pineapples certainly are delicious, but they contain higher amounts of sugar than other fruits and therefore contain more calories.
Snacking is perhaps the most important reason of gaining weight. Most of the time around 4 o'clock or after dinner you have the urge for something sweet or something that fills the feeling of hunger. Ignoring this feeling is very difficult. The best thing you can do to satisfy this feeling, is eating a raw snack. Raw food is food that's not cooked, baked or modified. Some examples of this ideal snack are carrots and green celery.
Many people still use butter when baking. A usefull little tip is that you need to change your butter into coconut oil. It's healthy and it contains special fats that make sure you burn more calories per day. Next to that, it doesn't support the urge for food.