“Fatigue breaks us down physically and emotionally and wreaks havoc on the immune system, making us more susceptible to illness, depression, and even chronic conditions like heart disease.” Says Dina Aronson, RD. Instinctively, when you experience low energy levels you tend to reach for candy or a cup of coffee to get a quick boost. Unfortunately, both have short-lived effects and can be detrimental to your health. The key to energy boosting is to go for super foods that are rich in fiber, protein and complex carbohydrates. These foods will give you lasting energy and protect you from cancer, Alzheimer’s, heart disease and other diseases. Wondering what these super foods are? Keep reading to find out.
In order to make the most of your weight loss program, finding the most effective ways to burn fat will maximize your results and minimize your waistline! Follow these 10 tips for fat burning if you want to lose weight and lead a healthier way of life:
1. Reward Yourself: It might sound ironic to suggest eating junk food when you’re aiming for weight loss, but a small helping of cake or a slice of pizza every once in awhile is important to keep you, we daresay, sane. And it’s not the mental kind of sanity that we are talking about. If you are completely new to following a diet regime strictly, it can sometimes be overwhelming, which is arguably one of the most common reasons why people ditch their diet in the first place.
You’re doing all the hard work in the gym but that pesky fat won’t go away? What you put into your body for fuel determines what happens to fat stores just as much or more than exercise does. Be careful that you aren’t sabotaging your workout efforts with careless eating habits.
Adopting the Mediterranean Diet is a great way to go for long term results. It isn’t a quick fix; however, it is sustainable. And delicious! It isn’t expensive either. But it only works if it’s fully understood and implemented properly.