2 Simple steps that made Fátima Bernardes dry 7 kg
After appearing 7 kg leaner, presenter Fatima Bernardes, 55, told the "GShow" interview that helped her achieve the finest silhouette. Fatima states that she increased the frequency of physical exercises, from three to six times a week, divided between two days of classes with a personal trainer and four dance.
In addition, the presenter reveals that her diet has gone through a few changes, but nothing restrictive. "What I'm doing is eating in a balanced way. Obviously, Monday through Friday I'm not eating candy, but on weekends I feel more at ease."
Although they are common tips, it is not so simple to put these steps into practice. So here are four effective ways to reduce your daily sugar intake. Check out:
Prioritize meals at home
Even eating at restaurants that prepare food at the time, it is not possible to know which foods carry sugar and in what quantity. So always give preference to eating in your own home, where you can have more control, especially when you cook. "Do not forget to use natural spices and look for the most natural products possible", recommends nutritionist Maria Fernanda Cortez.
Avoid processed foods
The salty taste of processed foods, such as sausage, hides the exorbitant amount of sugar that they contain. "The attractive and bright appearance is thanks to the sugar, which forms a kind of syrup around them," says nutritionist Amanda Epifânio. According to her, sugar is also widely used as a food preservative. To appear healthier, therefore, some products that adopt the strategy announce that they are free of preservatives, as if sugar were just another ingredient in their composition. Therefore, read the labels carefully and do not be fooled by the advertisements.
Refrigerant cut and processed juices
"Abolishing the refrigerant from the food is the first and most efficient measure to reduce the consumption of sugar", says Amanda. According to the professional, drinking a can of soda every day results in ingesting one pound of sugar at the end of the month. You should also avoid canister juices, which, despite the name, have more preservatives, sugar and dye than juice, in fact. "To quench thirst, there is nothing better than water, diluted or isotonic natural juices, when you are practicing exercise," she adds.
Cheating on unsweetened chewing gum
If even eating a fruit after lunch does not it was possible to kill the urge to eat something sweet, make one more attempt chewing sugarless gum. Taste and chewing eventually deceive the desire of many people. "It is not recommended to chew chewing gum on an empty stomach, as this leads to the production of gastric acid in the stomach which, if empty, can trigger gastritis," explains nutritionist Amanda. Check out other strategies to stay away from sugar.
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