The Holidays and winter have a way of “adding inches” or help you “retain water” during this season! You look forward to looking your best. Unfortunately, your schedule is brim-full of late night parties. And that means flowing cocktails and “I lost count” volume of fingerfoods. So you try on that rockstar skinny jeans, and you suddenly realized that you need to loose 10 pounds – fast! So the quick solution: Crash diet!?
And don’t be afraid to ask and if they give you an answer that you are not content with, simply just don’t order that meal. If you have committed yourself to eating healthy do not let any stand in your way.
Here is something to keep in mind: It’s not setting the goals that create stress, it’s the emotional expectations you’ve created about achieving the goals. Stress is often created by placing unrealistic expectations on yourself.
This is a nice alternative to the traditional breakfast of a bowl of cereal for more than one reason. I find myself that I always tend to let my milk spoil when i buy it. I just don’t use it fast enough to beat the expiration date. I also tend never to have time to wash dishes, and hate to continuously waste paper bowls and plastic spoons. Finally, my cereal finds a way of getting stale before I can finish a box. So, the milk and cereal bars are a way to avoid all of these problems!
First of all, you want to get what you eat under control and not by depriving yourself of food. This can actually do more harm than good because your body’s natural response will be to slow down your metabolism. Some of the best eating habits you can adopt are to eat a healthy breakfast, which initially revs up your metabolism, and to eat several small meals throughout the day rather than two or three larger ones. This generally cuts down on the total calories consumed, and it keeps your energy level and metabolic rate up.
The importance of nutrition also entails eating the correct portions of food. Eating too much, which is beyond what your body requires, often result in obesity. When you eat more, you also gain more pounds. Weight loss is best achieved by eating the right quantities of food. Reduce the quantity of food that you eat gradually.
Or cook some porridge with a twist. This will provide with a nutritious, balanced breakfast and definitely help them keep them off snacking as both, the traditional breakfast and the porridge with a twist will provide them with the vitamins, minerals, protein and slow release carbohydrates they need.