October 13, 2017, 18:44
To get rid of a few extra pounds, it is not necessary to exhaust yourself with strict diets. It is enough to eat right and follow a few rules that will help outwit the stomach and reduce appetite.
Of course, you know that doctors recommend drinking 1–2 liters of fluid per day. Water not only has a beneficial effect on the state of the body as a whole and the skin in particular, it is also able to drown out the feeling of hunger. If you drink a glass of water 30 minutes before a meal, the liquid will partially fill your stomach, and you will eat much less during meals. It also happens that we confuse hunger and thirst — in this case, a glass of water will also help and dull the desire to snack.
Nutritionists recommend in no case do not skip the morning meal. Otherwise, your body will require to fill in the “gaps” during the day and you will eat much more. You need to have a hearty breakfast, be sure to include foods rich in fiber and complex carbohydrates in the menu, which will provide you with energy and vigor for the whole day.
Set aside enough time for lunch and dinner — you need to eat slowly, and chew your food thoroughly. Since the mechanism that is responsible for satiety is activated within 20 minutes, these measures will help you not to overeat.
Eat small meals often
Experts recommend eating fractionally — at least 5 times a day, in small portions. A snack with an apple or a glass of kefir drunk is also considered a meal. Make sure that your diet is complete: food should contain the required amount of fats, proteins, carbohydrates and vitamins.
There is an opinion that sports training increases appetite. However, light physical activity, on the contrary, can dull the feeling of hunger. In addition, sports can relieve fatigue and nervous tension.
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