There are more and more studies that highlight the strong connection between our mental and physical health. Here are a few habits you may want to pick up if you want to keep your body and mind in shape at all times.
1. Eat more fiber
Soluble fiber like legumes, avocados, oats or blackberries are great for your waist!
2. Take probiotics
Probiotics will keep your gut flora happy. Try kefir or pickles.
3. Do cardio exercises
This includes biking.
4. Eat foods rich in monosaturated fatty acids
Nuts! Eat lots of nuts!
5. Limit your intake of carbs
Fewer carbs and you’ll be healthier overall.
6. Walk at least 30 minutes each day
This is like a golden rule.
7. Eat whole foods
These include fish, dairy, fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes and unprocessed meat.
8. Drink plenty of water
Water can help you lose weight almost better than anything else.
9. Practice mindful eating
Be careful with what, how, when, and especially how much you consume.
10. Reduce stress
Stress is almost always a factor in weight gain.
11. Track your food intake
Maybe keeping a journal could help.
12. Get enough sleep
Studies have shown repeatedly that getting a good night’s sleep can prevent you from gaining weight.
13. Eat fish and eggs as often as you can
These have a high nutritional value and they are known for reducing waist circumference.
14. Limit your intake of sugar
Less sugar will keep your overall health in check.
15. Drink coffee or green tea
But make sure you don’t sweeten them.
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