By TNT Bureau
Jan 14, 2016: Staying in shape is good for your health and it helps to boost overall confidence as well. With that note, it is the right time to stick to the top 3 weight loss habits for 2016.
There is no second thought that a wide array of people are indeed looking forward to lose weight this 2016. Yes, let this new year get to see a more slimmer and healthier you. And the best part of it all is that you aren?t required to undergo intensive diet routine or some kind of a vigorous workout regime.
Simply follow the healthy habits mentioned below and you can actually taste weight loss success in a natural and smooth manner.
Consume loads of water
You are already familiar with the health essentialities of drinking water. And if you are one of those looking forward to lose weight, then it becomes all the more important for you to consume loads of water.
It is a well-known fact that when your body is hydrated, the metabolism rate gets accelerated. Do you know that staying hydrated can also keep you from overeating? Yes, there was a study published in the journal Obesity that revealed this fact.
For the study, researchers asked some obese adults to drink 16 ounces of water before meal while few others were asked not to do it. Later, it was seen that the group who drank water lost more weight as compared to the other group who didn?t drink water before their meals.
It is suggested that along with drinking water before meals you should also drink a glass after each snack and meal. Also, as soon as you wake up, drink a glass of warm water. Squeezing fresh lemon and honey in your glass of warm water will produce all the more favorable results.
Take proper rest
Are you one of those individuals who are of the opinion that 4 to 5 hours of sleep per day is enough? Then, you need to do some serious re-thinking.
According to the National Sleep Foundation, it is extremely important for an adult to get at least 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night.
The association approximates that improper sleep costs the U.S. $66 billion due to additional healthcare costs, lost efficiency and so on.
On top of it, a study presented by Endocrine Society in 2015 revealed that even a mere loss as low as 20 minutes of lost sleep can lead to obesity along with a number of other mental health issues such as anxiety and depression.
As a health conscious individual, what you need to do is to limit screen time before you hit the bed for a good night sleep. Also, you need to see to it that your bedroom is cool and dark.
Socialize and meditate
A study has found that loneliness can also lead to imbalances in your weight. Hence, it is highly advisable that you start to build a good and strong social bonding with like-minded and positive people who encourage you towards better health and well-being as a whole.
Yoga and meditation can also work wonders for your health. By incorporating these wonderful and rejuvenating methods, you can really get to experience weight loss in the most relaxed, calm and effective manner possible.