Wouldn’t it be great if we could lose weight doing the activity we all love the most. SLEEPING! Well, It’s possible.
The way to do this is improving your metabolism. Thyroid gland is the powerhouse for your metabolism. It controls how well the body burns calories.
So, Eating foods rich in iodine, zinc and selenium will help the gland work properly.
Here are some ways you can lose weight while sleeping.
Add apple cider vinegar to your diet
Studies showed that adding apple cider vinegar to the diet helped body burn 200 calories.
The main reason why it works so much better is because its ability to suppress the part of the brain that controls appetite.
Just add 2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar and let it do its magic.
Drink a lot of water.
Drinking plenty of water gives your body 10 to 30% metabolism boost.
6 to 8 cups of water in a day will be sufficient to increase your resting metabolism.
This happens because the body burns more calories to heat up before the water enters your belly.
Adding more spices
Capsaicin present in spicy foods like chilies, jalapenos and pepperonis help move your metabolism faster.
10 extra calories are burnt when you eat spicy food.
It is also meant to decrease your appetite, making you fuller for long.
Take cold showers
A study conducted by the National Institute of Health found that showers below 70 degrees increase metabolism by 93 percent. But showering with water around 57 degrees increases it to a whopping 350%.
The way this works is your body burns more calories in order to keep your body warm by producing heat.
Start off with decrease 2 Degrees daily, until you reach that point.
Did you know sleeping on its own gets rid of 300 calories.
When you don’t get enough sleep, your body needs more energy. It will try getting it from food, which in turn messes with your hormones.
A study found out that resting metabolism rate decreased by 8%, when a group of healthy adults were asked to sleep for only 6 hours a day.
Change the oil
You can still enjoy your fried food without having to compromise on it by changing the oil to coconut or kernel oil.
A study found out that people who added 2 tbsp of coconut oil into their breakfast were less hungry during the lunch.
Later in the afternoon the same oil is broken down and absorbed more quickly into the body, in turn helping metabolism.
Drinking a lot of water and taking apple cider vinegar in the morning increases your resting metabolic rate.
Doing these with regular exercise and healthy diet will yield you better results at losing weight.