For a tasty porridge incorporating banana, have a look at the orange and banana porridge recipe. It takes about ten minutes to prepare and will warm you up and fill you on a winter morning before you go about your daily tasks.
Let me explain why we need snacks (not the kind most people have). If you go hungry for long it becomes difficult to follow meal plans to lose weight. Also, with prolonged hunger you will lead yourself to binge eating of junk food. So, keep healthy snacks nearby. This way you will not experience hunger and low blood sugar levels.
Don’t skimp on sleep. Inadequate sleep leads to increased appetite and weight gain. Research shows that sleep deprivation leads to an increase in hunger, disruption in our metabolism, and an increase in our cravings for sweet, starchy and salty foods. Have I convinced you yet? If not, listen up. In one study, women who regularly slept five or fewer hours a night were 32% more likely to have gained at least 33 pounds over the 16 years the study spanned than those who slept 7-8 hours.
Start off your morning by eating a healthy breakfast. You’re breakfast can range from a banana and a yogurt to wheat bread and scrambled eggs. Eating a healthy breakfast is important because it kicks your metabolism into hyper-drive. After sleeping all night your metabolism shuts down just like your body. It needs extra help to get going in the morning.
Stay on top of your stress. What stress management strategies will you rely on this season? Identify the activities that soothe or calm you and designate time for them now-before things really crank into high gear. Proactively managing your stress, tension, anxiety and frustration will help you stay in control of stress eating and other types of emotional eating that can sabotage weight loss.
The key is to find a recipe in a flavor and style that’s right for you. It’s important to remember that recipes are meant to be a guide and you should feel free to experiment when making homemade granola bars. If a recipe calls for raisins, and you prefer dried cherries, make the switch. Baking is meant to be fun and creative, provided your substitutions make sense, such as one kind of fruit or nut for another.
The first tip is eat on a fixed schedule. This will help you to control your cravings and boost energy by providing energy to the body when it expects it. Your food choices play a major role in your stress levels, food cravings, and energy throughout the day. Smart nutrition and healthy eating habits make it easier to control stress levels, control cravings, and feel energized from sun up to sun down.
The best way of which i am aware to help you shed the pounds is to condition your subconscious mind. You can change the way you think about food and about eating.