You must have come across people who are always slim no matter what they do. Some people do have a very good metabolism, but a new study from Cornell’s Food and Brand Lab managed to find some other reason.
“Most individuals who are slim do not run a strict diet or a healthy lifestyle that is hard to maintain a healthy weight,” said Dr Brian Wansink, one of the authors of this study. “However, they are easy to implement healthy habits, such as not skipping breakfast and listen to the sign of the body.”
Such as running simple healthy habits is the key to maintaining a healthy body. The researchers analyzed 147 adults who participated in Healthy Weight Global Registry, an online database where the respondents reported exercise habits, lifestyle and diet choices.
Answer these respondents have one thing in common, routine is the key. For many people, exercise is the key to success. When healthy habits have become a habit of daily life, you will not feel heavy to run.
Here are five simple, healthy habits and carried out by those who are fit and slim, as reported by the Huffington Post:
1. They always have breakfast
As much as 96 percent of participants said they had breakfast almost every day. Although it is debatable whether it is true the breakfast is the most important meal every day, no one can deny its importance.
The study said that people who skip breakfast consume more calories at lunch.
Skipping breakfast is associated with weight gain over time.
2. They Do Exercise
Forty-two participants said they exercised five times or more a week. Exercise has a positive effect on the body, and the brain, including reduce stress and depression symptoms, as well as lowering the risk of diabetes and other conditions.
One of the positive effects of exercise, it makes you want a more healthy diet, an excellent solution if you want to lose weight.
The flow of endorphins you get from exercise can help you resist the temptation of unhealthy foods.
3. They have scales
People who slim always check themselves, including weighing routine. A new study has found, weigh every day is a great exercise to lose and maintain a healthy weight.
“Stepping up the scale you should be the same as brushing your teeth,” said David Levitsky, a professor of nutrition and psychology at Cornell University in USA Today.
Although the numbers on the scale you are a size, it can indicate your progress towards a healthier lifestyle.
However, for some people, the scales could be a problem because it creates a feeling of defeat and guilt. In this instance disturb you and so much harm, you should trust your instincts and not miss it.
4. They do not restrict what they eat
According to the study, 44 percent of participants said they have no restrictions in the diet. However, they establish healthy eating habits, such as eating high-quality food, not too much processed, and cook at home.
Habit had led to a healthy lifestyle. If you are in the office and hungry after lunch, do not be snacking on foods high in sugar.
Bring food from home to help you reduce the calories as well as expenses
5. They think about their food
People who look and feel healthy usually do not limit themselves to a strict diet, but they think about what they put in the body.
While there are 74 percent of respondents who said they hardly ever go on a diet, 92 percent stated that they were quite aware of what they eat. This implies, they are slim do not have the habit to eat just because they are bored or for reasons other than hunger.