How to survive Christmas without getting fat

By now, many of us already have a business cocktail, a department meal and a dinner with friends. And that Christmas has not started yet. Ahead, we have two weeks of intense social life and lots of food. Not getting fat seems an impossible mission, and for many it is. According to experts, people normally earn between 2 and 4 kilos during these holidays.

If you also want to avoid this outcome, these are the tips you should take into account.

Do not deprive yourself on the indicated days. “Christmas Eve, Christmas dinner, New Year’s Eve dinner, New Year’s dinner , if there is no pathology, it is totally forbidden to diet”. Those days we must enjoy the delicacies that have historically been cooked in the cuisine of our family, but always in moderation. Even people who follow a diet (of thinning) should not do it on the dates indicated; “There is a psychological part that you have to take care of and it can not be that on Christmas Eve you have a grilled steak”.

Not the fast. “It is counterproductive to compensate the Christmas meal with not having dinner that day or directly to fast the next day or just to drink liquids”. It is always necessary to eat food since fasting could have a rebound effect and cause the alteration of energy and hormonal processes. If you want to compensate these meals, it is recommended to eat fewer calories the rest of the day but never eliminate solid foods: “On Christmas Eve we can eat a salad and two pieces of fruit and at Christmas, have two yogurts and an apple”.

Routine the rest of the week. The days indicated are to enjoy the food and the rest of days to recover the routine. Between event and event, it is advisable to “eat what we usually eat during the week”. That way we will not ingest more calories than normal.

Prohibited leftovers. They are the biggest enemy of the scale during the holidays. it is only finds two possible endings for these foods: “Let the children eat them or freeze them and organize a meal with them for the whole family at the end of the month”. Not following these tips would take us to eat party menu (much more caloric) during all the holidays. Also the Christmas leftovers are tempting between food and food.

Keep the sweets in a closed place. They are not forbidden but you have to think that they are the dessert of the parties, that is why “we only have to take them out on the indicated days or if we have a visit”. The rest of the week sweets must be under lock and key. If we have them in sight, it is easy to fall into the temptation to bite at any time.

Fruit, vegetables and whole products. “It is highly recommended to increase your consumption during these dates and even incorporate it in the dinners and festive meals”. Vegetables barely contribute calories while in turn produce satiety during and after meals. In addition, being rich in vegetable fiber are absorbed more slowly so that hunger takes time to appear.

Drink a lot of water. Because if you drink water there will be other caloric fluids that you stop drinking. These would be sugary sodas or alcoholic beverages such as wine and beer. In addition, water provides a feeling of fullness and contributes to less hunger. For this it is advisable to drink two glasses just before starting a main meal.

Walk. If you play sports normally, chances are you will not leave at parties. But if your life is more sedentary you should leave this routine aside at least during these two weeks. It is best to go for a walk every day for at least 35 minutes. As incredible as it may seem, walking at a speed near 7.5 kilometers per hour burns more calories than running at 10 kilometers per hour. The reason is that when walking, more muscles are involved.

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Delicious Healthy Christmas Desserts

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Almost everyone that I know like desserts and Christmas is the perfect season to have to much of it. that does not mean to get fat because of it. Just follow these simple recipes and enjoy

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Amazing Benefits of Chai tea

The benefits of Chai Tea are many, both those who contribute their ingredients separately, and the union of all of them. And this is the result of mixing a series of spices and tea, with great properties for health. It is native to India and is considered a revitalizing, soothing beverage with the ability to provide mental clarity.

For all these factors it is considered an ideal drink for the modern lifestyle. And it is that, at present, we live under a frenetic rhythm and leave little time to calm the mind. So, resorting to Chai Tea to reduce tensions, is a success.

What is the Chai Tea made up of?
Generally, this tea is the result of mixing the following ingredients:

Black Tea
Loaded with antioxidants, it helps to strengthen the immune system and delay the aging of the skin. In addition, it promotes cardiovascular health, helping to reduce the levels of “bad” cholesterol in the blood.

Ginger
A powerful natural anti-inflammatory and strengthening of the immune system. It also adds to the Black Tea in terms of its contribution in antioxidants, so important to protect the body and prevent many diseases.

Cardamom
It brings great benefits to the circulatory system of our body and prevents and treats respiratory diseases. It is ideal when we have digestive problems.
Cinnamon
As in the case of cardamom, it benefits digestive health and also helps control blood sugar levels. It has antioxidant and antibacterial properties.

Fennel
Rich in vitamin C that helps strengthen the defenses of our body. In addition, it has a high fiber content, so it helps regulate intestinal transit.

Nail
It has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and favors the digestive process.

Black pepper
It helps reduce the storage of fats in the body, so it is very indicated to lose weight.

It is a powerful blend in which strong flavors abound. The important thing is to achieve the fusion of all of them, preventing a flavor from exceeding the rest. Today is a mixture very easy to find in any tea shop. It is ideal for those thinking of replacing or reducing coffee consumption, since its caffeine content is much lower.

Benefits of Chai Tea
As a whole, all these ingredients with powerful properties to take care of health, present many benefits:

Combat free radicals, responsible for producing a variety of diseases, thanks to its antioxidant power.
Improves the digestive system by promoting the process of digestion of food.
It is a powerful anti-inflammatory, thanks to the properties of some of its ingredients, being able to significantly reduce the pain of some parts of our body.
Accelerates metabolism being very suitable in weight loss plans.
It provides energy thanks to its effect as a natural stimulant. Therefore it serves as a substitute for other sugary drinks or coffee.

How to make Chai Latte

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