Find out how to shed pounds while you go about your day-to-day.
Whether you're trying to shed five pounds or lose fifty, it can often feel like an impossible task. It's easy to get discouraged when you take on too much at one time, but breaking down the challenge into small, easy-to-accomplish goals is not only proven to help you lose weight but will set you up for success in the future. Megan Casper, M.S., RDN, owner of Megan Casper Nutrition, and writer for Nourished Bite is here to give you an hour-by-hour guide to rev up your metabolism and help you drop pounds in no time.
Get some good Zzzs. Inadequate sleep does a number on weight loss efforts because you’re much less likely to exercise and much more likely to underestimate portions and eat more calories after a poor night’s sleep. The National Sleep Foundation recommends adults get between 7-9 hours of sleep. Cutting back to just 6 hours of sleep ups your risk of weight gain by 12 percent!