2.Avoid Eating After 9 PM: One of the best ways to keep weight gain at bay is by not consuming anything after 9 PM. Wondering what the logic behind this is? Eating after 9 PM generally leads to adding up to that calorie content in your body because chances are high that you have already consumed enough for the day. Eating late at night is more out of boredom or stress and less out of hunger. These kinds of munching generally get deposited as fats and causes weight gain. However, if you strictly follow the 9 PM rule, you will start seeing the change in your weight and are sure to get accustomed to this change in lifestyle.
3.Drink Lots of Water: We know everybody says this, but that’s just because it totally works at several levels. Water not only keeps you hydrated and improves your skin quality, it magically aids in the process of weight loss. It flushes out toxins from your body, increases your metabolism, and helps in losing weight. Moreover, it’s a great drink to gauge the difference between real hunger and hunger out of boredom. Just by drinking a glass of water when you are hungry helps you in knowing whether your body really needs food. Many times our body also mistakes dehydration for hunger. So, drinking water is the best way reset your appetite. For best results, drink at least eight glasses of water a day.
4.Sleep Enough: Never, ever deprive your body of sleep and rest. The moment you start doing this, your body will start getting stressed. And stress due to lack of sleep affects hormones in our body related to hunger. A certain hormone level that shoots due to stress is directly related to weight gain. Sleep six to eight hours a day to keep these hormone levels well-balanced so that your appetite is in check.
5.Have an Egg for Breakfast: A little extra protein at the beginning of the day helps in keeping your brain off the munchies as the day progresses. You can also add yogurt to your breakfast to reduce those hunger pangs.
6.Jot Down What You Eat: You are more likely to lose more weight by keeping a record of every small thing that you are consuming during the day. Research has showed that those who do these lose more weight as opposed to those who don’t.
7.Feel the Sun: Soak up the morning sun by opening your curtains right at the beginning of the day. The blast of morning sun not only has an energizing effect, it also has showed that those who get a daily dose of sunshine have a lower body mass index (BMI) than those who don’t.
8.Pack You Snack: We tend to end up indulging in unhealthy snacking at work. To avoid this, carry an apple or a pack of almonds so that you can eat these to thwart your urge to snack on unhealthy items that are loaded with calories.