Showing posts with label weight loss. Show all posts
Showing posts with label weight loss. Show all posts

Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Top 5 Easy Ways to Lose Weight

If you follow a proper diet and avoid a few things, there would be no need of exercising rigorously to lose those extra fats. Here are the best five easy ways which one can follow for losing weight. 

Increase Intake of Fat Releasing Foods 

Some of the best fat releasing foods which you can include in your daily diet are honey, egg, part skim ricotta cheese and dark chocolate. In one tablespoon of honey, there are 64 fat releasing calories and one hard bolied egg contains a lot of fat releasing protein. Part skin ricotta cheese contains a lot of fat releasing calcium and dark chocolate is packed with fat releasing fiber.

Take Six Small Meals Instead of Three Large Meals

It has been scientifically proved that taking small meals for six to seven times rather than taking two or three large meals help in burning the extra fats in the body of a person to a large extent. The major reason behind this is that frequent intake of meals keep the metabolism working which burns more calories and thus the fat.

Walk for 30 Minutes a Day

Instead of going for any rigorous exercise regime, you should choose to go for a daily walk for at least 30 minutes. It would be great if you can walk bare feet on green grass in a park or a garden. This tip not only helps in losing weight, but also keeps the blood pressure balanced.

Drink lots of Water

Increasing intake of water is the best way to lose weight. If you drink at least 10 -12 glasses of water in day, it automatically reduces your diet. This doesn’t affect the energy level of the body in anyway as our body contains more than 60% of water.

Add Foods to Your Diet

Instead of cutting food items from your diet, it’s recommended to add more food items to one’s diet. However, while adding foods, it’s important to keep a check on the total amount of calories you consume in a day.

With these easy tips, one can certainly get great help in losing weight.

Monday, 25 February 2013

Weight Loss Pills can Kill

Due to ignorance, many people especially youngsters’ start taking weight loss pills to get in shape. However, these pills are not only harmful for the body, but can be life threatening too. These pills are mostly used by gym goers in a bid to get fast results and are popularly known as anti-obesity drugs. 

Some of the most commonly used weight loss pills are orlistat, lorcaserin, phentermine and DNP or dinitrophenols. Orlistat helps in minimizing the fat absorption process by intestine by obstructing the pancreatic lipase. Intake of this weight loss pill can lead to stomach pain and frequent bowel movements. Lorcaserin used as an appetite suppressant can cause nausea, headache and dizziness.

 In some cases, it can also lead to depression and anxiety. Phentermine mostly used as a diet supplement by those following a tough exercise regimen adversely affects various bodily functions. DNP is the most harmful weight loss pill which is in fact a banned substance. Though readily available in many chemist shops, its usage can lead to irregular heartbeats and rapid breathing which may even cause coma and death. 

Youngsters need to be sensitized about the hazardous effects of these weight loss pills which have fast become a thing to be commonly used among them for building a good body. They need to be made aware of the adverse effects of these pills which are never revealed by the fitness experts and various industry groups as their main purpose is to give what the person wants. 

If you are also taking any weight loss pills for burning those extra kilos, better take medical advice before moving further. Adopting natural ways for losing weight always prove to be beneficial in the long run. So, don’t get swayed by the alluring weight loss advertisements and force yourself on the path of slow death.