Obesity has emerged as a health crisis not just in India but globally. It is now one of the leading causes of disability and death around the globe. At a time when lakhs of people lost their lives because of the coronavirus pandemic, ailments associated with being overweight were a cause of concern. As the world observed World Obesity Day on March 4, here we are going to tell you some beneficial tips that help get rid of those extra kilos and let you deal with the issues related to excessive weight.
Choose a sustainable diet: While fad diets can give quick results, they can also jeopardise your metabolism and mental wellness. This is why choosing a diet plan that not only satisfies your objectives but also fits into your daily routine is the best way to shed some extra kilos.
Increase vitamin D intake: Vitamin D is very important for our body. Apart from making our immune system strong, it is important for bone and can also avoid chronic health problems. It is therefore important to catch some sunlight every day. 10-15 minutes of sunlight per day is enough for our body.
Incorporate movement: Whether you are doing a workout is not that important. What is important is to get your blood flowing and stimulate oxygen delivery to every region of your body. So it is always better to include some type of physical activity in your daily routine. This can be simply walking.
Prioritize sleep: We often end up giving other things more important than sleeping. This mainly happens because overworking has apparently become a badge of honour these days. This can lead to anxiety and weakened immunological systems. Poor quality of sleep and insufficient sleep may cause major health issues like insulin resistance, neurological issues, anxiety, etc. Minimum 7 hours of sound sleep is required for our bodies to function at their best.
Reduce Stress: This is another major contributor to practically all health problems. Therefore it is always advisable to engage in activities like meditation, yoga, exercise and deep breathing.