Everybody has a few bad habits and some of them may be the reasons why you aren’t able to shed those extra pounds that have been clinging to you since forever. Your first step should be to find out what these bad habits are in the first place so that you can create an effective plan to eliminate them. We’ve combined the most common reasons why you may not be able to lose enough weight no matter how hard you try:
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You may not realize it, but your bones are alive. Every day, your body breaks down old bone and puts new bone in its place. But, beyond 30 years of age, your bones have reached their peak bone mass and you start to lose more bone than what is replaced naturally. The problem in the weight loss process arises when bones are not kept healthy and too much bone mass is lost.
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It’s no secret that fats have a very poor reputation amongst weight watchers. Intake of food items that are high in fats, is generally prohibited by most of the medical communities & nutritional fields. Are you afraid to eat fats too? Well, then you shouldn’t be. Of your total daily calories, 25 to 30% should come from fat. The key to follow here, is to pick good-for-you fats and limit the bad ones. Some of the major benefits of increasing the consumption of fats in your daily routine are –
1. Eat more fat to burn more fat
From a biochemical point of view, the fad of low-fat diets has a negative impact of fat/weight loss. Low-fat diets lower the levels of adiponectin, which is actually a true fat-burning hormone that works to enhance your metabolism and increase the rate in which fats are broken down. Intake of good fats boosts the functioning of adiponectin, which helps to boost the weight loss process.
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No childhood is complete without those sweet memories of homemade crepes. My mother used to make these for us for breakfast and sometimes even as an evening snack. We were in love with that aromatic fragrance of vanilla while the crepes were made in our kitchen. Vanilla crepes for us were like a family tradition. And now whenever I want to re-live those days, I make them myself. They go well with fruit preserves or just dusted with some confectionery powdered sugar but I prefer them plain because off-course, I love vanilla. Its one of my favorite comfort food and goes perfect with a hot cup of tea or an Americano. Use your imagination and play with the flavors while making them. You can add a hint of cinnamon for that added flavor. After all, vanilla and cinnamon together can never go wrong.
3/4 cup milk
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Today’s earlier post of Avocados motivated us to cook something with the super food. Since avocados weren’t available in the Mevo kitchen, we thought to cook something different with the available super foods – Chickpeas & Spinach. After juggling with multiple ideas, we settled for “Spicy Chickpeas with Spinach and Coconut Cream.” It was something like a one pot meal and to our surprise the dish tasted delectable. The addition of spinach elevated the flavors of this dish to the next level. We added a little bit of coconut cream towards the end to really hit those spicy notes. The dish was delicious and we are doing it again sometime soon for sure. It was really easy to make and looked outstanding too. Check out the recipe and you must try this one for dinner today:-
Chickpeas – 1 bowl ( boiled)
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