5 common habits that make you gain weight

September 8, 2019  11:31

Each of us has habits that we do not notice and which slowly but surely lead to a gain of weight.

Here are some of these habits:

Lots of sweet for breakfast

Sweets should reportedly be eaten in the morning, but this is only a dangerous myth. In fact, any sweets increase the level of glucose in the blood, which leads to increased production of insulin. Firstly, after a sweet breakfast you will quickly get hungry again, and secondly, such surges in glucose and insulin can lead to problems over time.

Lack of sleep

If you do not get enough sleep regularly, you start to eat more during the day, often without noticing it. Many studies have already confirmed the link between lack of sleep and weight gain. Therefore, if you want to lose weight or maintain weight, you need to get enough sleep regularly.

Stress

Under stress, the level of the hormone cortisol, as well as betatrophin protein, which inhibits the process of breakdown of fats in the body, increases. Studies have shown that fat on the stomach begins to accumulate at high levels of cortisol in the body even in those who did not have problems with being overweight.

Alcohol

It is believed that moderate alcohol consumption is good for health. There are other studies, according to which, any amount of alcohol is actually harmful. One thing is certain: alcoholic drinks contain a lot of calories, and if you drink them often, you will gain weight.

Not enough food during the day

If you eat less than the body needs, you body stores energy and metabolism slows down and as a result, you not only do not lose weight, but you can gain weight. Therefore, it is better to eat often and in small portions.

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