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December 25, 2019

The Struggle Is Real: Weight Loss and Dieting During the Holidays

Ever feel like all you need to do is look at a nice Holiday dinner spread and you'll gain weight just be the mere sight and smell of the food offerings? Sometimes it seems like we are all destined to lose weight for most of the year, just for the holiday season to hit and BAM!, you're gaining weight like no tomorrow!

But fear not! I have found a few recent articles I enjoyed that offer a few different ways to keep our figures trim and healthy:

http://omgili.com/ri/.wHSUbtEfZRXvHlmUSdo57BFktNChQjHOfWKULNwtWQRi_6LCK0rNbmnkHcWikwASnnAv9McLK0oQkye8VwIsHzLBNh6sCFRpbk3EwaJg6tAqz6O9Jx11LXnX6kKTcRvHMEg8KJwK61eBITPo2Of2wDzfdl22lV3VJ1EhxzpnJkApT.Y75G_VvPMK9wuTGkUuoCLmxCaJXZVFJY6CwZR0A--Twitter “Weight loss works differently for different people,” quips 40-year-old Harish Ranganathan, who recently lost 16 kgs to ascertain that he continues living a healthy and fit life — devoid of any obesity-related issues. However, instead of blindly following a crash diet or even indulge in popular diet plans such as Keto , GM or any other weight loss, he made the below simple weight loss routine to trim from 84 kgs to 60 kgs. Weight loss routine: “I tried to keep things simple by making these changes in my diet and daily routine: 1. I cut down my daily carbohydrate intake significantly and also increased my protein consumption. 2. I began avoiding chocolates (easier said than done), fried food and sugary fruit juices. Read More…

 

Sometimes good advice comes from the most interesting of sources. Here is an article from Amway for you to check out:

http://omgili.com/ri/.wHSUbtEfZSXMHByspZAVzIxR__.zseATypDGjcWyTKu_1IO8u_Kfc3yUYTEnu5j8mdKqAdheHPneRwucjRAda1hPE7h8HuFcvUU86zQPY3kGlhxX3ZFQ5DIUBKSKxM1Zacr91.KzC0LgvmmxUJ5joly_Q0grHg46vFkzUT18mS4WmRgtWnjruUy73tJy6mAClean eating is more than a movement. It’s a holistic approach to food that can lead to a tougher immune system, increased energy levels, a stronger heart, improved brain health and more. So what does eating clean for beginners look like in practice—and what does it take to reap the benefits? Getty What is clean eating? According to the Mayo Clinic, clean eating describes following a whole food diet, which consists of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and healthy fats, while limiting the consumption of processed snack foods, sweets and other packaged goods. Healthy eating benefits This season, you should think French green beans over French fries—and for a variety of reasons. Read More…

 

We wrap up with an article that discusses diet and fatigue (I mean, who doesn't feel more tired during the holidays? Am I right?!

Ask The RDN: Fatigue And Diet – Kylee Van Horn, RDN

Ask the Sports Dietitian: I feel really tired during training. Could it be my diet?

A: There are a number of factors – diet and otherwise – to look at if you’re experiencing persistent fatigue. Persistent fatigue can take many forms, but often it manifests as a deep fatigue with muscle or joint pain, and the inability to recover from training. The human body is a complex system and if you feel like your diet is generally good, and you generally eat enough, but still lack energy, here are some things to consider. Energy Intake We can’t talk about fatigue and not consider a relative energy deficit . Read More…

 

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