How To Lose Weight In Summer?
It is summer and it is obvious that you can feel the heat. By the way, how did you spend your winters? Were you happily gorging on your favourite winter delicacies or practicing portion control? It is said that most people feel more hungry during winters and as a result pack on a few kilos.
Now if you are planning to head to a beach destination for summer vacation, you would need to get rid of the excess weight you have gained. This is to let you flaunt a perfect figure in your swimsuit which is otherwise out of shape. Your major trouble areas must be the belly fat and love handles. Okay, even if you are out of shape you need not worry as here are a few tips on how to lose weight in summer.
Get slim and trim again with the help of these tips:
1) Cut out on alcohol
Cutting back or cutting out on alcohol is one of the fastest ways of weight loss. Are you aware of the fact that alcohol is similar to sugar chemically? Drinking alcohol sets off the same insulin resistance that leads to weight gain. It would be great if you can give your liver a break from alcohol for 6 weeks.
2) Choose carbs carefully
Refined carbs, i.e the white processed carbs spike blood sugar levels and the release of insulin, both of which result in fat accumulation in the body. You need to swap refined carbs for slow burning, unrefined carbs such as oats, brown rice, whole grains. This small change has a huge impact on your health as well as weight.
3) Go Mediterranean
It is another way of saying – ‘get rid of junk food’ but Mediterranean diet is undoubtedly healthy. For at least 6 weeks just get your hands on a diet rich in whole grains, fruits, veggies, nuts, lean protein, low fat dairy and olive oil.
4) Eat soups
Experts say that soup is a great appetite suppressant as it has combination of liquids and solids that bust hunger. Eating soup before meals can help lower total calorie intake by about 20%. You can make it your main meal too! Here are recipes of some healthy soups for weight loss.
5) Exercise portion control
You must pay attention to food portions. It really matters a lot when it comes to weight loss. Serve yourself a little less and eat mindfully. Here are ways to control food portions easily.
6) Ditch the juice
Fruit juice is has a higher sugar content and lower nutrient content when compared to the whole fruit. It also has less fibre in it. You must be aware of the fact that the nutrients are concentrated in the skin of the fruit which are lost while juicing. If you want apple juice, simply eat the whole apple and down a glass of water.
So, here were some tips on how to lose weight in summer! And I hope you found them useful.
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