Why You Need To Slow Down To Lose Weight
We all know that we are living in a fast phased world and everything including our meals are made fast. People are always in a hurry, from going to work to leaving from work, we all want things to be instant.
It doesn’t work that way if you want to lose weight. Lots of studies are now out there proving that eating fast and also eating from fast food can double your chances of gaining weight. Take a moment to pause and internalize that. Don’t be in a hurry as well all know that life is short; so don’t make it even shorter. Live a little and follow these tips on how you could lose weight simply by slowing things down.
Savor Your Food: It doesn’t matter whether you are hungry or not, it is best to savor your food. Lots of people eat but unfortunately, it is a fact that statistics recorded about 60% of people in Europe doesn’t exactly taste what they just ate. There also lots of people who can’t even distinguish what are the ingredients in their food. Many people eat everyday being distracted and forced to eat fast because they are late for something, don’t be one of those. Manage your time wisely so you would have enough time to actually taste what you are eating. Whenever you do that, it slows down the rate of you bingeing.
Don’t Eat In Front Of The TV: The more distracted you are while eating, the more you will end up eating a lot. Notice how you stuff your mouth fast with lots of chips and popcorn and soda while watching a thriller or suspense film? That’s the same thing that happens when you eat your meals in front of it. So if you love your body, stay away from the TV set or better yet, just turn it off.
Take A Break For Your Snack: You must take at least 15 minutes of break time from work to eat. It is health for both your mind and body. Don’t wait until you are hungry to eat because that will just increase the rate of you overeating especially after a long day of work. So don’t rush with work and let yourself go hungry, your break times are for you to take. Grab a quick snack or simply just have nuts and crackers ready on your desk so you won’t starve.
Chew Your Food: This is probably a cliché for some but this is something a lot of people forget. Most would just straight up swallow their food without even breaking them down with the use of their teeth. That is the purpose of your teeth so use them.
When you take these tips by heart and you follow them, you will see some improvements not just in your weight but even in your eating habits. You must address first the way you eat and your weight issue will just follow.