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What is Yo-Yo dieting and how to stop it

yo yo dieting

Who hasn’t tried once in his life a diet to lose or gain weight? How many diets with extreme sacrifices and no results? But the worst thing is when you reach your goal, you lose those pounds and for a short period of time you regain those pounds again.

In this post we will talk about yo-yo dieting or “weight cycling” facts, effects and how to stop it.

What is yo-yo diet?

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Yo-yo diet is one type of many extreme fad diets which occurs when losing significant amount of weight and gain it back again. Also known as “weight cycling” referring to the cycle of repetitive weight loss and weight gain. Initially you will be pleased by results, but consuming few calories, skipping meals can be harmful for your health and the most difficult thing is to maintain that weight in long term. Yo-yo dieting is a common problem but you should not be demoralized. Instead find out the causes and try to stop this cycle by having a healthy nutrition.

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Healthy snacks at your office

office snacks

It’s common that during work day, 8 hours or more in office you want to indulge something, often junk food to fight stress and work frustration. You know sodas, chips, pizza or sweets are not the best of your choices, so you have to think about healthy snacks to eat at your office, to keep you charged and with energy.

But be careful when you eat at your desk, pay attention not only to what you eat but also how much you eat.

Usually people snacks at their desks in front of computer and tend to eat fast, furiously and more than they really need. It’s the same thing like eating while watching TV, a mindless eating, tending to take extra calories.

Another problem is the nervous or emotional eating. You are not really hunger but you snack because of boredom or stress. After eating you feel relieved but at the same time guilty. You must control that emotional snacking by managing stress and asking yourself if you really feel hungry.

So the best choice is to take your time when you are eating and to put aside work. Enjoy your food while not risk overeating. Snacks are very important into your daily diet but remember that their calories matter so be careful on what you choose.

Considering these advises here is a list of healthy snacks to eat at your office:

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Diet Fitness Lifestyle

Victoria’s Secret Angels diet and workout secrets

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Victoria’s Secret is the largest and the most famous American retailer of lingerie and swimwear. Everyone knows this brand and their models. The last ones are known for their beauty, their fitted body and some of them have an Angel status.

Seeing them in the catwalk you wonder how they keep that body, is just genetic or an intensive diet and workout plan? The answer is both of them.

It’s not enough just the genetic, you have to work hard to be healthy, pretty and in good shape. They eat usually a low fat diet and high in protein to keep their muscles and loose fat. They eat 5 times a day including snacks, no processed foods, just organic fruit, vegetables and of course a lot of water.

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Get ready for spring with these diet tips

spring diet tips

You are enthusiastic that spring has come but are you ready to uncover those extra pounds you get in winter? You are conscious that in winter you pass the limits and now you have to work hard to be fit and ready for warm weather.

Don’t worry there is no need of big sacrifices, just make few changes in your daily nutrition and lifestyle. Here are some diet tips to follow to be ready for spring:

1. Pay attention to snacks

 

healthy snacksSnacks are very important to be part of your daily nutrition. Eating them between your meals twice a day, they help keeping your energy levels consistent. Snacks control your appetite by preventing being so hungry and reach then for unhealthy junk food. Saks are included by dietitians in diet menu to lose weight. But be careful what you choose for snack. A snack should have about 100 calories. Instead of ice-cream, chips opt for yogurt, whole grain crackers or fruits. They are low in calories and satisfy your hunger.