Adding weight especially in the wrong places can put you on edge and make you uncomfortable and more conscious about yourself, which may lead to low self-esteem in some cases.
Balancing a work-life and work out life can be a little bit overwhelming, especially when your job is quite demanding. In this article, we made a list of seven ways you can loose weight without working out. They include:
Eat enough fiber-rich foods: eating foods rich in fiber is very crucial to your weight loss journey. Not only do they make you fuller and reduce your intake of food, but they also have some health benefits like lowering your odds of acquiring heart disease, reducing cancer rate, giving you strong bones, and so on
Eating foods with high fiber has a great impact on your weight loss journey, examples of foods that are rich in fiber include:
Drink lots of water: this is another easier way to lose weight. Drinking water at every opportunity during the day will keep your tummy full and suppress your appetite. It is 100% calories free, has health benefits especially when you replace carbonated and sugary drinks with water. Some of the health benefits of water include:
- Aids digestion
- Stabilizes your heartbeat
- Protects your body organs and tissues
- Improves your skin complexion
Stay away from sugary/unhealthy foods: This is very important in your lose weight journey, sugary foods like carbonated drinks can significantly increase your chances of adding weight which may lead to obesity, diabetes, and also heart disease.
Cutting down your sugar consumption can help you lose weight and keep fit, some of the health benefits involved in eating unhealthy foods include:
- Reduce blood pressure
- Reduce the risk of having heart disease
- Reduces the risk of depression
Control your food portion: one of the major reasons for weight gain is consuming food in large portions making you eat and pass the level of fullness. If you want to lose weight, especially without exercising, you’ll need to cut down on the amount of food you consume.
This may seem hard in the beginning but nothing consistency cannot handle, be deliberate about it, before you know it, you’ll be shedding weight in no time.
Sleep early: another way you can lose some pounds is by sleeping early, studies show that sleeping 5.5 hours every night over two weeks while on a calorie-restricted diet resulted in less fat loss when compared to sleeping 8.5 hours each night.
Sleeping early is very important to your weight loss journey, there are some other benefits you can derive from sleeping early, some of them include:
- Regulates your body sugar
- Keeps your heart healthy
- Relaxes your body from stress
- Helps in memory consolidation
Eat enough vegetables: vegetables are low in calories and fiber-filled which also helps suppress your hunger and decreases your appetite for food and other snacks.
Studies show that eating only vegetables and fruits for a week will help you shed about 2pounds of weight. Vegetables also help improve your digestive system and skin tone.
Be patient: finally, be patient, Rome was not built in a day, so do not expect a quick result, take your time, be deliberate and consistent, and as time goes on, you’ll start noticing changes in your body as expected.
Losing weight without working out is quite possible, it just takes time, dedication, and consistency
WRITTEN BY: LILIAN ELIJAH (JESNAIJA CONTENT CREATOR)
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