Making the transition to whole foods
Cold weather can cause cravings for comforting white refined foods high in carbohydrates such as bread, pasta and white rice. All this can cause blood sugar to peak, leading to overeating. Instead, tuck into the best products are those in their most natural state: whole foods. These healthy foods, such as brown rice, quinoa, legumes and oats are rich in fiber are digested slowly, helping you stay satiated longer. Being close to their natural state, all products with high vitamin content, antioxidants and minerals that can help improve our immune system and pupil of colds and flu. A good guide is to eat as much as three meals rich in food a day, including two good quality snacks such as:
Choose your protein wisely
Easy to trick, to avoid weight gain is to incorporate better quality, low-fat proteins at every meal, such as lean meat, fish, chicken, eggs and legumes. These products have a thermogenic effect, which means they help the body burn fat in the digestive process (the body burns 90 calories digest chicken breasts 300 calories). High-protein foods also help to promote completeness, regulate blood sugar levels and mood balance. A good guide for Slim in Winter is to keep protein portions to the size and thickness of your palm.
Healthy sources of protein include organic eggs, tofu, grilled goat feta milk beef, lamb, farm chicken, fish and wild fatty legumes such as peas, beans, black beans, adzuki and Black Eyed Peas. Note: When purchasing canned legumes, look for marked labels, or soak dry beans overnight before cooking.
Hunger can often be confused with hunger. So, if you feel the picaresque late at night, ask yourself how to Slim in Winter and how much water I drink now? Dehydration can mean hunger, headaches, congested skin, and even constipation. So try to drink at least two liters of water a day. Sip on light soups, lemon soda water, and herbal teas and count as well. To further increase potency, try to drink green tea (rich in antioxidants), licorice tea (beat sugar cravings), or cinnamon tea (which regulates blood sugar levels).
One of the best ways to maintain a healthy weight is to Slim in Winter in butter or cream sauces and taste foods with spices instead. Adding tasty spices such as cinnamon, cumin, coriander, turmeric, pepper, mustard seeds and garlic in the food will not only treat your taste buds, they also help improve health. These spices are rich in antioxidants that help mop up the free radicals that causes aging of our bodies are exposed on a daily basis. If you like things hot, chili and cayenne pepper helps fire your metabolism too. Or try turmeric and ginger, both of which have been proven to help with inflammation in the body.