Extra calories

People sometimes confuse thirst with hunger. So you can end up eating extra calories when an ice-cold glass of water is really what you need.

From: webmd.com


For most people who are serious about weight training, a 3,000 calorie per day diet is a great starting point.

From: alkeproject.com

Replenish your carbohydrates and electrolytes

Plain water is fine for shorter workouts, but if you’ll be exercising for longer than an hour, bring a sports drink or two to replenish your carbohydrates and electrolytes.

From: mensfitness.com

Nothing after 9

Create a mantra "Nothing after 9." It means no meals or unhealthy food after 9 p.m. Plan your last meal or snack at a time when your body will utilize it before you go to sleep.

From: menshealth.com

Drinking water to eat less

Drink two glasses of water before every meal. This will do two things – keep you hydrated and make you eat a little less.

A Dutch study showed that drinking two glasses of water can make you feel less hungry, possibly reducing your food intake and aiding weight loss.

From: abcnews.go.com

Fight free radicals

Eat bright colored foods for anti-oxidant properties that fight free radicals.  Consuming antioxidants has been shown to protect the body against cancer and heart disease.

From: anti-agingfactsonline.com

Cooking with low pressure

Use herbs, vinegar, tomatoes, onions and/or fat-free or low-fat sauces or salad dressings for better health, especially if you have high blood pressure or high cholesterol.

From: heart.org

Easy increase to calcium

At breakfast, put coffee in your milk instead of milk in your coffee.

Fill your mug to the rim with skim milk first thing in the morning. Drink it down until all that’s left is the amount you’d normally add to your coffee; then pour your java on top.

You just took in 25 percent of the vitamin D you need every day, and 30 percent of the calcium.

From: abcnews.go.com

Moving food control to the side

Order salad dressings and other sauces on the side. This way, you have control over how much or how little you add.

From restaurant.org.

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Drinkwater, look better

Dark lines/circles can be the result of being a professional football player- or more likely lack of sleep, dehydration, smoking, heavy drinking or aging.

While you can’t control the aging or hereditary factors, men can stave off these dark circles by getting 8+ hours of sleep per night, drinking 7-8 glasses of water per day and avoiding smoking or smoke-infused areas.

From: groomingguys.com

White flower sucks

White flour, white sugar and other processed foods are not only devoid of vitamins and minerals, but they’ve also been stripped of their natural fibre.

As a result, they rapidly drive up blood sugar levels, which contributes to weight gain, diabetes and a host of other health problems.

From: alive.com

Artificial sweeteners are toxic

Avoid artificial sweeteners (especially Splenda). These are most often consumed in Crystal Light, diet sodas and ‘sugar-free’ products.

Think of them as toxins (because they are) that slow down your body’s metabolism. Drink plenty of water.

From: howstuffworks.com

Plan an healthy breakfast

After seven to eight hours of sleep, your body needs energy to refuel the fast of the time spent sleeping. If time is an issue, plan a healthy breakfast of granola, yogurt, and fruit that can easily be transported to your work place.

From: mademan.com

Avoiding aggressiveness

Drink plenty of water and eat small, nutritious snacks. Hunger and dehydration, even before you’re aware of them, can provoke aggressiveness and exacerbate feelings of anxiety and stress.

From: medicinenet.com