Nobody enjoy the presence of excess fats in the body. If you’re overweight, losing some pound must be one of your priority. Belly fat and every other excess fats in your body could ruin your overall appearance. But even when you don’t care much about how you look, you still need to maintain your weight within certain range.

The main reason for doing this is of course health issue. Obesity can be the gate to many dangerous disease including cholesterol, heart disease, and diabetes. Beside, maintaining a healthy weight can help you become more productive since it enhance your stamina.

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How to Maintain Healthy Weight

Basically, to maintain a healthy weight you just need to adopt healthy lifestyle which involve eating fresh foods that are rich in nutrients, exercise regularly, and sleep sufficiently. Sound easy right? Actually, it is, at least theoretically.

In practice, in today’s life none of it can be attained effortlessly. First, let’s talk about our eating habit. Though consuming fresh food might not sound like a difficult thing to do, the truth is there still so many people adopt healthy eating habit.

People like seasoning and most fresh foods unable to offer this. Unless you don’t mind to spend some more money at the restaurant to buy organic foods or some more time to cook fresh but delicious foods.

Of course both options are feasible, but not the best. For many people, the best option is to go for low price food that can satisfy their hunger stomach and so junk food become the part of our society. Remember that eating fruits and vegetable is important provide yourself with enough nutrients.

Now, let’s talk about exercising. Some people love exercising but some other are too lazy to even do a 30 minutes-walk. Actually, being physically active may compensate for the lack of exercise, but as an employer, most people spend almost half of their day sitting in front of the computer. And there just so many public transportation help them go to their destination that they barely even have enough walk. Stop relying on public transportation. Instead try to walk to the office, even only half way would be good.

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How about sleeping? Everybody need a rest. Nobody would skip sleeping right? Most likely, unless they are too busy and cannot let go of their stressful day. Many people nowadays suffer from stress and depression which in turn will lead to insomnia. Insomnia cause sleep deprivation that would make you less productive during midday and might cause your boss to yell at you and in the end put you more stressful condition that makes it even harder to fall asleep and the cycle goes on. You need to leave the pressure at work in the office and don’t let it ruin the rest of your day.

Some Foods That Can Help in Weight Loss

So, to achieve a healthy weight you need to ensure that you sleep at least 7 hours every night. You don’t have to do heavy exercise. Start with 30 minutes-walk in the morning will be good enough then increase it gradually to an hour and do it at least 3 times a week.

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While the foods, here are some foods that can help you in the process of losing some weight:

  1. Leafy Green
  2. Cruciferous Vegetables
  3. Whole Egg
  4. Salmon
  5. Lean Beef and chicken breast
  6. Boiled potatoes
  7. Tuna
  8. Beans and Legume
  9. Soups
  10. Cottage Cheese
  11. Avocados
  12. Apple Cider Vinegar
  13. Nuts
  14. Some Whole Grains
  15. Chili Pepper
  16. Fruit
  17. Grapefruit
  18. Chia Seeds
  19. Coconut Oil
  20. Full-fat Yoghurt

There are also some other fruits that can be very effective in helping you lose some weight. The key is to choose foods that can give you satiety long enough and reduce your appetite while still provide the nutrients needed by your body.

References:

http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/healthy_eating/index.html

http://www.webmd.com/diet/ss/slideshow-weight-gain-shockers

https://authoritynutrition.com/20-most-weight-loss-friendly-foods/