Eating healthy foods and working out regularly are just two of the pieces in the weight loss puzzle. However, there are also small changes that a person can try at night to help him or her.
Here are few things to do at night.
1. Keep Evenings Busy.
Sometimes people get bored and insist on eating at night. If this is you, try to do something before you go to bed. Walking, journaling, chatting with a friend, or reading a book can keep you from overeating. Another great way to keep your mind off food when you’re bored is painting, music, and weaving.
2. Sleep Well
Believe it or not; getting enough sleep can help you when you’re trying to lose weight. Sticking to a good sleep schedule can be very helpful, and will aid your weight loss agenda.
3. Turn Off Television
Although one might like to watch television during dinner, screen time while a person eats could cause him or her to accidentally overindulge. One may be distracted from how much and what he or she is eating.
4. Brush After Dinner
Get in the habit of brushing and flossing immediately after dinner to avoid eating at night. If a person’s teeth are already clean, he or she will probably think twice before grabbing a snack close to bedtime.
5. Ease Stress
Stress can lead to weight gain. Take time to relax at night. Deep breathing and mindfulness meditation are great ways to relax. Lowering stress levels can also do wonders for the quality and amount of sleep one gets.
1. Kristen F.(2016). 7 Healthy Bedtime Habits That Help You Lose Weight. Available at https://fitnessrepublic.com.
2. Webmd. Things you should do at night to lose weight. Available at https://webmd.com.
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