Who doesn't want to live in a healthy body? As it has been rightly said - "A healthy lifestyle not only changes your body, it changes your mind, your attitude and your mood". Especially to us women, dieting is a crucial fitness mantra in our lifestyle. Slender and flexible body is always desirable. We know what all sacrifices we make to keep ourselves in the right shape.
Dieting, gymming, and exercising can surely help you in losing weight but not only the dietary restrictions that we impose on ourselves, eating at the appropriate time can maximize calorie burning and keep the cravings for food at bay. Along with the question of 'What to eat?', we should also know 'When to eat?'.
If you're looking for the answers, we're here to present them and if you're serious about weight loss, follow this time routine for taking your meal and lose weight effectively and efficiently.
It's always said, "Eat Breakfast like a King, Lunch like a Prince and Dinner like a Pauper."
Breakfast is the most important meal which should never be skipped. It's the ideal time to break the fasting period between last night's meal and the morning. Delaying breakfast can obstruct your weight loss by multiplying hunger pangs and increase your calories intake during rest of the day.
You can save this chart for your breakfast options with respect to your allergies and/or preferences.
The optimal time to take lunch is 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM. Make sure you don't delay your lunch time as it will give you cravings for unhealthy and fatty food due to drop in the sugar levels of the body.
Keep in mind, you still have a major part of the day's activity waiting for you. Your body needs the energy to function, so eat accordingly as too much might lead to sleepiness.
Snacks help you in reducing your meal craving and refresh you. You can have supper with a cup of tea or coffee, like a sandwich or chips or something similar.
There should be enough time for the food to digest. Eating too close to bedtime will enhance the blood sugar and insulin level in the body and will hamper the natural calorie-burning benefits of night sleep. In short, Sleeping right after you've eaten, will make you fatter.
Also, you must control the quantity of dinner, and have a light meal. You can save these charts for future references.
It takes some time for your body to get energy from your food. If you make a habit of keeping these timings, you are doing yourself a favour.
Apart from additional exercises, following these charts will help you a great deal in getting you into your desired shape.
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