Diet and Weight Loss

You Are Gaining Weight Because Of These 5 Unexpected Reasons

We all just hate when we gain extra weight or when our jeans don’t fit anymore. Are you aware that this can be caused by some hormonal imbalance or vitamin deficiency? The body then reacts in certain way like: Depression Many antidepressants can cause gaining extra weight, to be more precise from 3-8 kilos but this number can increase with time. The bad news is that even if you don’t take antidepressants, the depression itself also causes gaining weight as people who feel lonely or sad often consume larger amount of unhealthy food as a way to run away from their problems. Medication Other drugs like hormonal and steroid medications as well as beta blockers, contraceptive pills and drugs for regulating blood pressure can cause gaining extra pounds. Slow Metabolism If you have problems with slowmetabolism and your stool is unformed then maybe the reason for gaining weight is lack…

Diet and Weight Loss

Stop Doing These 6 Mistakes in Your Diet

Have you noticed that sometimes when you are trying to lose weight and you follow some important rules there are good results but sometimes there aren’t. The same diet can have different results at different periods of time. Are you aware what mistakes make your effort worthless? You forgot your training -The biggest truth is that no diet will be effective if you avoid physical activity! Even if you lose some weight after certain time the pounds will be back for sure especially if you start enjoying unhealthy meals from time to time. On the contrary if you exercise regularly and you consume healthy food you will lose weight in no time.   You skip breakfast -Avoid skipping breakfast if you are trying to lose weight! When you get up in the morning your body needs “fuel” to function normally because your last meal was probably 8-10 hours before. Additionally,…

Diet and Weight Loss

Burn Calories With These 5 Healthy Breakfasts

People who have lost weight and are still maintaining their fit figure claim that breakfast is very important. They also claim that if you skip breakfast regularly then you probably consume larger amount of food during the day. So start consuming these healthy foods in the morning and lose weight instantly. -Eggs Eggs are rich in protein which will help you feel satiated for longer period of time so you will consume less food throughout the day. What is more important, eggs are not expensive and you can prepare different meals. -Peanut Butter Peanut butter is low in sugar and rich in protein and unsaturated fat which helps in maintaining blood sugar level stable. You can spread it on a slice of bread or you can add 1-2 teaspoons in cereals. -Blueberries Unlike other fruits, blueberries are low in sugar and rich in fibre so they are quite effective in…

Diet and Weight Loss

Boost Your Metabolism in NO Time!

No matter if you are thirty or twenty, if you are gaining weight then you are doing something wrong which slows down your metabolism. Signs of slow metabolism: Arrhythmia Electrolyte imbalance, especially potassium deficiency Bladder stones Hair Loss Irregular periods Hormone Imbalance Low pressure and bradycardia Dizziness Depression Brittle nails   What slows down metabolism? -Seating: if you are not physically active most of the time then your body needs less calories and the metabolism starts to slow down. -Diets: The metabolism also slows down if you reduce the calorie intake as well. Body needs certain amount of calories to function properly. Actually it needs up to 250-300 calories a day. Huge amount of calories will slow down the metabolism. Try to consume food rich in healthy nutrients like natural peanut butter, avocado, cashews, oily fish like tuna or salmon, etc. -Aging: Metabolism slows down by 1% every decade. According…