Get to exercising, every one tells you. It’s good for you and you’ll lose weight while your at it. But for many of us, we end up doing exercise but not losing the pounds. Usually, that’s because nutrition, which accounts for a large part of obesity is overlooked and Latinos feel that if they exercise, it doesn’t matter what they eat, they’ll still slim down.
Unfortunately, that’s not true. In order to lose the weight you want as well as build muscle, you have to learn to eat right and stay away from the foods that cause that extra weight gain.
There are plenty of factors that we don’t realize that fall under the umbrella of proper nutrition, yet we seem to overlook the importance of it which causes further weight gain and less of the results you want. So here are some things that you should know to help you lose weight, feel great and keep you healthy.
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1. Eat more frequently.
If you eat more frequently, your body is continuously working to burn off calories and fat. But you have to know which types of foods to eat. During the day, eat fruit or veggies that are easy to snack on, like celery, carrots, apples and pears. These calories are good for you and help to stimulate your metabolism. You need this so that you continuously burn calories and have energy throughout the day.
Choosing good calories that also have vitamins and nutrients help your body stay strong and ward off any types of illnesses. Make sure that the snack you eat is about 200 calories or less and stick to crunchy foods. The more you chew, the more satiated you are.
Other foods to snack on: oranges, almonds, raisins, Melba toast and hummus.