The Bible tells us that we are made in the image and likeness of God. The holy scripture also explains to us not mess with our bodies since it’s the temple of the holy spirit. With the technological advancement and lifestyle changes, we at times forget to take care of our bodies.
This has brought about the rise of overweight and obesity in the society. Overweight is considered the weight above what’s considered healthy, often measured using body mass index (BMI). Obesity is a disorder involving excessive body fat that increases the risk of health problems.
There are however simple remedies to curb this vice and also reduce the accumulated fat in our body.
- Cut back on sugars and starches/carbohydrates
By doing this, your hunger levels go down and you end up eating much fewer calories, your body also starts feeding off stored fat. According to reports from Healthline, another benefit of cutting carbs is that it lowers insulin levels, causing your kidneys to shed excess sodium and water out of your body.
- Add proteins to your diet
What you consume always impact on the kind of weight you have. Your diet having high proteins could reduce cravings and obsessive thoughts about food. This could also reduce the desire for late-night snacking by half, and make you so full that you automatically eat 441 fewer calories per day, just by the addition of protein to your diet.
- Weight lifting training
Bodybuilding.com explains that weight training will enable you to do is build up a larger degree of lean muscle mass, which then basically serves as a calorie-burning powerhouse in the body.The more muscle you have on your body, the higher this rate will be and the better the calorie-burning results you will obtain 24/7. Since muscle tissue is fairly stable (as long as there is some stimulus on the muscle and you are consuming enough protein, it won’t be lost), this proves to be an effective long-term strategy for losing body fat.
You basically do not need to starve yourself in order to lose weight.