Did you know there are some habits (and also eating snacks, yes!) At night can help you lose weight? Here are the tips. Check it out!
1. Drinking milk.
Who says drinking milk at night makes you fat? Not only help you sleep faster and more soundly, but milk also turns against appetite, you know. No need to drink until a large glass, drink in small portions will help, really.
This happens because milk contains a lot of casein substances - a type of protein that can make the needs of amino acids in the body fulfilled throughout the night. This is what will lead to weight loss.
In addition, according to researchers from the University of Colorado, a good night's sleep also helps lower 6 percent of calories. Not bad, right?
2. Sleeping on time.
This habit inhibited the digestive process at night, you know. According to the study Archives of Internal Medicine, people who have above average weight are usually those who lack sleep every day. This happens because when you are sleep deprived, fat cells become less responsive to insulin, so over time will cause obesity.
Not only that, according to research conducted by the University of Wisconsin, lack of sleep also makes you less able to control your appetite. This happens because when you sleep, the two important hormones that are leptin and ghrelin do not work well. Leptin hormone itself serves to restrain appetite, while ghrelin serves to stimulate hunger.
When you are awake, the hormone ghrelin becomes more and more, while the leptin hormone decreases. This is what keeps you hungry and has difficulty controlling your appetite. Make sure your sleep time reaches 8 hours during the night, and make it a habit to sleep at the same time every day.
3. Low salt dinner.
According to a study conducted by Keri Gans, author of The Small Change Diet: 10 Steps To a Thinner as well as nutrition experts, you'll want to choose foods that are low in salt during the night. Consumption of high salt will only make you easily thirsty, so consume more water than usual.
The amount of water that is very much in the end will make the body retention will water and eventually lead to buildup in fat. Consumption of boiled food and vegetables so you do not accumulate fat.
4. Make sure your room is dark.
Studies conducted by the University of Oxford found that women who sleep in dark rooms have 20% fewer obese possibilities than those who sleep in bright places. Want to know why? According to a study published in the Journal of Pineal Research, when you sleep, the body produces the hormone melatonin that helps burn calories.
Well, the hormone melatonin itself usually produced more when you fall asleep in the dark. This happens because in the dark, the body can rest completely without any interference.
5. Sleeping indoors with cold temperature.
A new study (which is quite surprising) in the journal Diabetes shows that sleeping in a cold room helps to lose weight. The study was conducted by comparing three people who slept in different places: cold temperatures, neutral temperatures, and comfortable temperatures that the correspondent wanted.
The study was run for four weeks, and it turns out those who sleep in cold temperatures lose weight decreases from week to week. Their fat levels decrease, because the cold temperature keeps the body burning calories to keep the body warm.
6. Consumption of rich foods Protein.
According to a study conducted at Florida State University, eating a protein-rich snack was able to lose weight. Protein as much as 30 to 40 grams can help increase the body's metabolism, which then burns carbohydrate and fat levels in the body. This makes the body lose quite a lot of calories while asleep. Make sure you eat yogurt, almond, or a glass of milk before bed to get enough protein.
7. Eating bananas.
Do you know that making a certain flavored mouth can suppress appetite? According to a study published in the Journal of Neurological and Othopaedic Medicine, those who ate bananas or green apples before bed were able to lose weight up to two kilograms in a month. It also occurs in those who consume vanilla or peppermint.
Uniquely, those who light candles with mint scent when sleeping also turn out to get the exact same effect! This happens because mint is one type of food that can hold your appetite for snacking. Hmm, interesting to try it?
8. Paint room with blue color.
There is a reason why regular fast food restaurants use red and yellow on their logos. Studies show, these colors send a message to your mind that the stomach is hungry.
Well, according to a study, those living in blue rooms are usually less appetizing for snacking at night. This happens because the blue color is resisting the desire to eat. Hmm, maybe it's time to redecorate your room so as not to get hungry?