Mealtime is everyone's favorite occasion of the day. It is when we satisfy our appetites with different scrumptious and mouth-watery dishes in the comfort of our dining rooms or restaurants. While enjoying our meal, we tend to overlook its nutrient contents including its calories. The drill of taking in fewer calories and burning more calories is the fundamental technique in losing weight apart from exercise and having active lifestyle.
Here are some of the simple things you can do to lose weight while enjoying mealtime.
Cereals for breakfast five days in a week . Cereals are rich in fiber and calcium but with less fats. Here, eating breakfast five times every week will make you less likely obese compared to those who skip breakfast or opt for other breakfast items.
Make water the primary drink after having breakfast . Everyone loves to have coffee, milk, or even an orange juice at breakfast. Anyone could have that, but through the day, focus on water instead of juice or any drinking sodas. An average person could gain extra calories every day from soft drinks and other sugary drinks. Be satisfied with water for drinks. It is good for your health and it aids weight loss.
Doing the dishes regularly . Wash all the dishes, wipe down the counters, mop the floor, even change the table cloth and other decors every week – one could burn adequate amount of calories every after meal. By scrubbing the kitchen tiles and doing all the dishes regularly, not only you could burn more calories but it also sanitizes and tidies your kitchen area.
Brushing teeth every after meal regularly . Aside from the hygienic reason for brushing your teeth, it also helps you keep in shape because the clean and minty freshness effect after brushing your teeth will cue your brain that the mealtime is over.
Indulge to your food cravings at least once a week . Oftentimes your diet is sabotage because you are deprived of certain foods such as chocolates or ice creams for extended period of time..To avoid this, try to indulge yourself with your favorite dessert at least once a week.
Eat calmly . There are many advantages of eating slowly although for those who are trying to shed extra weight, eating calmly will help you consume less food because it satisfies your sense of taste. So, do not rush in your mealtime instead savor and enjoy your every meal.
These are simple approaches that can help you in losing weight. You do not have to punish yourself just to have the right weight for you. Motivation and commitment are the keys in achieving the shape you wanted to have. With these basic approaches, you will not only lose weight but you could also enjoy every meal without feeling guilty.