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Top Hacks to Control Craving and Managing Weight in Festive Season

As festive season is arriving naturally it translates into a smorgasbord of sweets , snacks and a whole lot of tasty temptations. To Control these cravings and maintaining healthy weight and staying fit follow these tips and tricks and enjoy guilt free festive season:

Top Hacks & Tips to Manage Weight in Festive Diwali Time

  • Being Active - Doing some physical activity such as walking, yoga or cardio will get off the mind from food and allow good mood for mind fresh ness.

  • Snacking wisely - Opt for nuts , seeds, fruits , raw vegetables to maintain healthy weight.

  • Controlling portion sizes - Using smaller plates and reading the food labels and serving sizes will control the food as well as the hunger

  • Getting plenty of sleep - Sleep deprivation increases hunger hormone (ghrelin ) levels leading to higher calorie intake and lowers the metabolism which leads to weight gain

  • Controlling stress levels - Stress individuals have high levels of cortisol hormone which leads to weight gain and have been linked with more cravings for junk food

  • Balancing meals with good protein and fibre - Keeping the plate full with good protein and fibre reduces calorie intake as it keeps you full for longer periods and stops munching

  • Limiting desert intake - As it leads to excessive sugar consumption, a common cause of weight gain ,so focus on one and ditch the rest

  • Avoiding processed and packaged foods - These foods are high in sodium, excess sugar and unhealthy fats which deteriorates the health condition

  • Eating slowly - Chewing the food properly which boost the metabolism and helps to keep your weight in check

  • Having too much off alcohol and caffeine - These are empty calorie rich drinks which is a risk factor for weight gain without any nutrients

  • Hydrate yourself - Sipping infused water, green tea, lemon water which flush out the toxins and keep you energetic throughout the day

  • Eating before stepping out- This will keep you away from excess of calorie intake

  • Practice healthy cooking- Avoid frying instead use methods such as grilling, baking , or steaming which helps the food to retain its nutrients

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