No doubt about it, these are unpredictable times!
The entire world needs healing. But you see, as the old saying goes, every cloud has a silver lining. Even though this pandemic has created a large disruption in the workforce and many people are stuck at home, and rather focusing on the disruptions, emphasize the weight loss opportunities this stay-at-home period is providing for you.
“Opportunity, you say?” “But where’s the opportunity?” You say to yourself, “I can not go to the gym anymore and my favorite smoothie shop is closed. And did I mention, I’m locked in with a stockpile of delicious, processed foods at home waiting to be eaten.” Some people who stockpile their pantry with these foods are tempted to eat them whenever they have the opportunity due to a number of reasons. One of those reasons being emotional eating.
There are several reasons why emotional eating may seem like the natural response right now: loss of a loved one, apprehension, fired from a job, having to work longer hours. Don’t beat yourself up. It’s perfectly normal to want to turn to food as your coping mechanism. However, we suggest that you do not try to make emotional eating your only coping strategy since its not a healthy habit you want to create.
How about exercising or taking a walk to clear your mind? Okay, let’s not get ahead of ourselves. You do not have to only eat vegetables to try and lose weight. Every once in a while you could enjoy a nice treat, but try to stay objective as much as possible. Instead of turning to emotional eating, maybe now’s a good time to consider adopting a weight loss diet plan and sticking to it.
It might be hard to be committed to a diet plan at first; however, to help combat the tendency to emotionally eat, we have come up with some weight loss tips for this stay-at-home period. In this posting, we’ll share…
3 Simple Tips to Help You Achieve Your Weight Loss Goals During the Pandemic
Tip #1: Eat Weight Loss Friendly Foods
This is certainly one of the easiest ways to achieve weight loss. The idea is to control your calorie intake and improve your metabolism by eating certain foods. The result is you’ll have a full stomach and feel energized too. The more low-calorie foods you eat, the faster you will lose weight.
Some common examples of weight loss foods are salmon, cucumbers, eggs, and chicken breasts. Look at those and prepare yourself a 7-day diet plan for weight loss or whatever number of days you prefer. For more on foods to eat during weight loss, check out the posting we did about this specific topic.
Tip #2: Weight Loss Exercise
Now that you might have more free time for yourself, it would be a great time to start exercising. Walking, jogging, cycling, and yoga are all convenient and effective weight loss exercises. Speaking of effectiveness, a 155 pound (70 kg) person burns an estimated 167 calories every 30 minutes of walking according to Harvard Health. For most people, this is an exercise you can do now. Just be sure to maintain social distancing while you are at it.
Tip #3: Weight Loss Pills
How about some added medical aid to fast track and more importantly, ease your weight loss process? Medical weight loss programs make the weight loss process much less demanding. With a medical weight loss program, you may or may not combine the pills with the exercise or restricted diet regimes.
Weight loss pills are an effective weight loss product and are proven to help patients remove unwanted weight.
This pandemic has likely altered your plans to achieve certain goals this year, but your weight loss goals don’t have to be one of the ones to take the hit. If you didn’t set any weight loss goals, maybe now’s the perfect time to set them.
Do you need further guidance on your weight loss journey? SOBOBA Medical Weight Loss Clinic is here to help you. Do you want a weight loss plan that works? SOBOBA Medical Weight Loss Clinic has weight loss professionals that create a specified plan based on your needs and they are just one phone call away. Now is the time to have the body you have always wanted!