Every new year, most of us pledge to turn over a new leaf and adopt a healthier lifestyle. A lot of these New Year resolutions, however, don’t last long. This is because, ironically, New Year celebrations are often fuelled by late-night parties, binging on high-calorie festive foods, and consuming more than usual amounts of alcohol.
So, post the New Year parties, we end up putting on weight due to all the empty calories we consumed. The task of losing the extra pounds might seem too difficult at that time, but it isn’t impossible. If losing weight or getting fit are also high on your list of new year resolutions, there is no time like the present. This year, attain your goals by being consistent with your plans. Here’s looking at five things that you can do to ensure that 2020 is the year that you become the healthiest version of yourself, suggests Dolly Kumar, founder and director, Gaia.
No matter how late you partied the previous night, skipping breakfast must never be an option. A hearty and healthy breakfast gives you the energy to power through the day and also ensures that you remain full for longer without feeling the need to snack between meals. For a truly healthy breakfast, you can bank on a bowl of muesli. A bowl full of muesli contains wheat flakes, corn flakes, rolled oats and other ingredients that are rich in antioxidants, fibre, and protein. This combination makes you feel full and helps in weight management. Apart from muesli, you can also opt for original oats or multigrain oats that help manage cholesterol levels, maintain body weight and reduce the risk of diabetes.Read More..