Research shows that individuals who skip breakfast actually increase their risk of weight gain and are more likely to be overweight. This is because the body’s metabolism slows, going into a state of rest and will hoard fat in order to conserve energy. Also, the body won’t produce enough hormones required for fat metabolism.
Eat Less Sugar – Lower Your Consumption of Sugar
Sugar has no nutritional value, is high in calories, raises blood glucose levels, stimulates the release of insulin, and contributes to weight gain.
Take the amino acid L-glutamine to help lower your sugar cravings in minutes. This is because L-glutamine is quickly absorbed into the bloodstream and provides instant fuel to the brain similar to the way sugar does.
Having a sugar addiction can do sour things to your health. Surveys suggest that 97 percent of women battle food cravings and sugar is the number one weakness.
According to USDA research, if you lower your consumption of sugar you will lower the risk of three major health issues – diabetes, cancer and heart disease.
Stay Younger by Avoiding Wheat
New studies show that whole wheat foods can age the body faster by raising blood sugar levels which increase the formation of AGEs (Advanced Glycation End Products). These nasty c…ompounds speed up the aging process and can cause damage to your organs and joints in addition to wrinkling of the skin. Reduce or eliminate wheat based foods from your diet and your body with thank you by aging slower and looking younger.
Lift Weights !
Research shows that lifting weights helps to build new muscle tissue which boosts your metabolism and burns more calories. Strength training is also great for bone density and increasing energy and strength. More muscle tone also means less saggy skin so you will look younger.
Workout with Your Partner
Research shows that sharing an activity with your significant other is the number one predictor of a happy marriage. Thanks to the feel good endorphins that are released when you exercise, any activity that gets your blood pumping can bring you closer, according to Sonja Lyubomirsky, Ph.D., professor of psychology at the University of California.
Is Your Job Making You Fat ?
About once every hour, get up from your desk for a quick stretch and a walk. According to Robert E. Thayer, Ph.D., professor of psychology at California State University, Long Beach, movement creates energy. Just ten minutes of brisk walking can increase energy for up to two hours.
Speed Up Weight Loss By Drinking More Water
Many people are overweight from what they drink. Since your weight is the difference between the calories you consume and the calories you burn, it is much easier to eat and drink fewer calories than it is to burn more calories.