Eating, which was once a main priority, has become something that we either have to fit into our day, or something we do thoughtlessly and carelessly, not paying all that much attention to what we put into our bodies.
Furthermore, many of the unhealthy eating habits you think will help you shed tons of weight may actually lead to weight gain. The good news is that you don’t have to resort to a prehistoric lifestyle to break your unhealthy eating habits; kicking unhealthy eating habits out of your life is easier and takes less time than you think.
Stay away from these bad eating habits to get on the fast track to a healthier life, slimmer body, and more satisfying eating experience:
Skipping breakfast is a pretty bad idea. Not only does starting the day with a healthy breakfast give you a boost of energy and help clear the fog out of your brain, it also helps you make healthy eating choices throughout the entire day, as you already primed your good eating habits first thing in the morning.
Eating breakfast may also help you to eat fewer calories later in the day. A study at the University of Texas at El Paso found that a given number of calories consumed earlier in the day is more filling than the same number of calories eaten later on, lessening overall calorie consumption. skipping breakfast will not make you loose weight. The bad news is that when you skip meals, your body shifts into starvation mode. It holds on to everything you eat later not knowing when the next meal will come.
You’re less likely to make bad eating choices at lunch if you eat properly in the morning, so start the day off with a breakfast of champions. Try a bowl of oatmeal and cup of low fat yogurt, or a poached egg with whole grain toast and fresh fruit.
Eating before bed
If you’re seeking to have a sweet night rest, avoid eating before bedtime. While no conclusive studies prove that eating before bed leads to weight gain, eating too much food, or eating spicy foods, fatty foods and caffeine one to three hours before bedtime can reduce the quality and length of your sleep, making you fatigued, sluggish and generally not fun to be around the next day. Eating fatty foods before bed will slow down the emptying of the stomach, exacerbating indigestion, while spicy foods can lead to heartburn and indigestion. Have you ever tried taking some bottles of alcoholic beverage and possibly mixed with energy drinks few hours before going to bed? Your guess of the outcome will be as good as you have imagined
If you just can’t say no to the rumbling in your stomach before sleeping, snack on some fresh fruit to avoid feeling like someone’s blowing up a small country in your stomach while you sleep.
Have you had experiences of one or both scenarios? Please share with me your experiences and the corresponding after effects.