It’s cold outside and it’s the perfect excuse to wrap up in cosy layers, dial down the exercise, and indulge in hearty meals. We’re all bound to put on a few extra kilos, but here’s how to minimise the damage…
Soak Up The Sun
Shorter days mean less sunlight, which can cause your feel-good hormone, serotonin, to drop. Low levels of serotonin can lead to cravings, so to keep your appetite on an even keel, try have your morning coffee in the sun, or take a 15-minute walk during your lunchbreak to soak up some vitamin D. Make healthy snack swops No doubt about it: chilly weather calls for comfort food, but the key to keeping your weight down is to switch some of those calories for healthier alternatives, like Tropika Slenda.
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With no added sugar and less calories, it’s ideal as either a snack or a treat, and with four different flavours to choose from, you won’t feel like you’re depriving yourself. Fill up A great tip to avoid overeating during winter is to fill up with soup before meals. Choose a wholesome, low-calorie veggie option with minimal oil (and no cream), thicken it up with veg stock and have it as a starter for your lunch and dinner.
Exercise – don’t forget about it! We know it’s tough getting up before the sun but just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean exercise has to go out the window. If you just can’t brave the cold there are many indoor exercise videos at the click of a button; get your gear on, press play and go for it. Holiday mode When the kids are on a winter break, it’s easy for them to binge on junk food while watching TV all day. Rather, prepare them healthy snacks such as carrot sticks with dips. Let them enjoy these with Tropika Slenda instead of carbonated drinks.
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