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Cutting These 8 Habits Will Help You Lose Weight

Cutting These 8 Habits Will Help You Lose Weight

If you are quite unsatisfied with your body, there may be other factors that keep you from getting the figure of your dreams. Of course, we are not saying that some people eat everything they want and still look amazing.

There are many people that have struggled their entire lives to maintain a perfect physique.

We have listed the worst habits that affect weight, so you may want to take them into consideration next time you wonder what happens to your body.

  1. Stress

Oh yes, stress sure affects metabolism. It makes your body and mind crave for food, and you end up eating whatever comes to your hand. Food is not a solution to your problems. Try and find another way to solve what bothers you. This condition is extremely expressed in some people. Relieve your stress and all your craving will disappear.

  1. Skipping meals

Most people think that eating less is a way to getting a nice body. But, if you eat one giant meal, your body will salvage the nutrients it needs from that single meal. This is severely bad for your health. People prefer to skip their breakfast which is absolutely wrong, as it is the most important meal of the day.

Skipping your breakfast will make you eat more during the day. Try eating 5 smaller meals a day and make sure you do not eat after 8 in the evening. This could also be the reason why you cannot get thinner.

  1. You eat super-fast

Eating fast causes long-term problems. You should know that you must chew food 30-40 times before you swallow it. This process has been questioned for many years, but it is the best way to eat your meals. Your body needs about half an hour to digest food and to send you a signal that you are full. Take your time when eating, and you will eat less food, and thus lose weight more easily.

  1. Staying up late

This causes a hormonal chaos in your body, and especially affects leptin and ghrelin.

The first sends signals to the brain reminding your body that you are full, and ghrelin stimulates the feeling of hunger. Sleeping deprives both hormones of what they require to protect your health. This may be the reason why you tend to eat that late, and to avoid this try to sleep at least 7 hours a day.

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My name is Sarah, I am a weight watchers member since 2005 and a lifetime member since 2007... I lost more than 112 lbs in the first 2 years... and now weight watchers became for me a lifestyle and not a diet.

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