5 Habits That Will Help You Lose Weight If You Don't Like The Gym

According to recent studies, you can lose weight without intensive training, but with a healthy diet. Although, of course, it is desirable to combine a balanced diet and a little exercise.

Therefore, scientists suggest that without a strict diet and heavy physical activity, you can bring yourself into shape.

1. Don’t count calories, but divide the dish into ‘quarters’
A recent study by Stanford University (California, USA) has confirmed the theory of many nutritionists, among them the author of guide to healthy eating, Victoria Lozada. According to Victoria’s theory, counting calories is not the best way to lose weight, but the method of Healthy Eating Plate (created by nutrition experts at Harvard School of Public Health) can cope with the task at 100%. So according to the method, each dish should consist of 4 parts:

2. Have a good breakfast
Adhere to the rule of three meals a day in accordance with thefamous rule “Eat breakfast like a king. Lunch like a prince. And dinner like a pauper“. A new study conducted at the Tel Aviv University, confirms that adapting your diet according to this formula, you will be able to reduce your weight. “Metabolism slows down during the day. A slice of bread that was eaten in the morning, not fat as it makes a slice that is eaten in the evening, ” – said Daniela Jakubowicz, the head of research.

3. Try ‘mindful eating’
This system is designed to help you understand when you are experiencing physical hunger and when emotional. ‘Mindful eating‘ teaches to enjoy every meal, to feel from which foods you feel good, and from which you feel bad. In addition, a big plus is the loss of weight, as shown by a study of the University of North Carolina.

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4. Exclude 5 foods from your diet
According to many experts, the following products should be excluded from your daily diet: table salt, pasteurized milk, flour, rice and white sugar. It is quite possible to replace them. For example, spices or juice can give food a greater taste than salt, vegetable drinks perform the same role as cow’s milk, but white rice can be replaced with brown.

5. Walking
Did you know that 150 minutes of walking per week helps you lose 25% of your weight? A study published in the Journal of Nutrition confirmed the recommendations of the World Health Organization that it is necessary to do moderate exercise for two and a half hours a week. However, it will be enough from Monday to Sunday at a good pace to take a walk lasting 20 minutes.

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