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Healthy Lifestyle Tips

Important Tips


-Eating


Eat within an hour of waking up


Eat every 3/3 ½ hours


Listen to your body-if you are genuinely hungry before 3 hours comes, eat the next meal


Every meal should be a balance of a carbohydrates, proteins and fats to put your body in a stable state and speed up your metabolism


On a scale from 1 to 10, 10 being the hungriest, you should eat somewhere between 4 and 7. It is not good for your body to be starving


You should never eat until you’re too full


Chew your food…digestion begins in the mouth


Buy your children healthy snacks so you won’t be tempted by unhealthy options


Try not to snack while cooking-put gum in your mouth or something to keep yourself from eating too much


-Hydration

For water-drink at least half of your bodyweight in ounces each day


Make sure you hydrate with water during your workout


Try sticking to water only unless you drink milk with your meal plan


Some water is in fruits, green veggies and soups


Hydration is important in cleansing your body and for weight loss


Coffee is ok in the mornings, but drink an extra glass of water for each cup of coffee…coffee is a diuretic


Only add milk to your coffee…no creamer


Juice contains too much sugar…try to stay away


Soft drinks are BAD for you…stay away from completely whether diet or regular!


-Sleep


Sleep is vital for weight loss


Get at least 7 to 8 hours of sleep each night