The idea of so-called fat looking haunts most people every day. Regardless of their success in personal and the work environment, everyone tends to get little nervous or jealous when people speak of staying in good shape. As this could get people into their nerves there are some harsh realities that even these people could not deny. Obesity or excess body weight often comes with its own set of cons that scares them the most. This includes many life-threatening diseases like Cardiac diseases and Diabetes, blood pressure etc.
All of these diseases could change the life of people into a real nightmare. This is true especially in the case of Diabetes which is one of the most common health diseases all across the globe. The saddest part is that the numbers are still increasing at an alarming rate that forces us to find a cure. Thanks to all the modern medical advancements many experts have developed successful treatment plans for keeping Diabetes in check (it cannot be cured!) This includes several modern lifestyle changes and daily routine plans that proves promising. One of such prominent factor would include the idea of Dieting. I get that some of you would hate this idea but it is what has to be done to stay long and happy!
But unlike the normal dieting practices, there are certain factors that have to be considered to avoid any further complications. Below some of the expert’s guidance on do’s and Don’ts that have to be followed on a diabetes diet plan for leading a healthy life.
Let’s get started…..
1) Be Mentally Prepared:
The idea of cutting down the extra calories is not as easy as it sounds. So one has to go through great changes in terms of both physical and mental strains (Nothing comes Easy!) It is always better to be mentally prepared to face the challenges that could boost up your results for real. Also, Remember that Losing Weight is not a Race it all comes to you so do not compare it with anyone else. Work hard and make it happen.
2) Start Small:
The secret to any success often begins with the small steps. This remains the same in case of weight loss. Don’t get too worked up at the very beginning as it might affect your interest in working out. So Start with simple routine exercises and follow it on a regular basis. When the time passes you could add little more to your routine to get the best results that you look for. By this way, one could get used to such healthy practices and some tend even love it.
3) Track your Moves:
It is always better to be aware of the quantity and quality of what you eat. So, better start making a track of your daily routines for a couple of weeks as it provides you the rough idea of where it all goes wrong. It is the first step towards making an actual change in your lifestyle rather than just uttered words and false promises.
4) Never Ever Skip your breakfast or Lunch or Dinner!
Skipping one or two Meals might seem to be a better way of burning some extra calories. But you are wrong! It only worsens your condition. Skipping your meal could affect your eating pattern which ruins your plan for following a healthy diet.
So be more punctual when it comes to eating!
5) Avoid Stress Eating
Many people often tend to eat when they are stressed and given the modern circumstances it could get you heavy weighted in no time. So learn to avoid such circumstances and control your emotions. Engage in various other activities that reduce Stress and makes you Happy. You could also consider approaching a Therapist for managing your stress and Depression.
6) No More Secret Goals
Having a Group of people to support your actions could make a real difference in the results. It motivates you to work hard which increases your possibilities of being successful. Get Expert Guidance when needed there is nothing to be ashamed of in asking for help. Infect such focused insights could really be useful in getting you closer to the results.
7) Eat & Exercise
Other than just maintaining healthy diets also engage in physical exercises. Many often get involved in cardio workouts; strength training exercises like weightlifting and working with resistance bands are also highly recommended. It helps in building up muscles which curb the Insulin resistance; Muscles play a vital role in storing the sugar in the body thus playing a key role in maintaining the blood sugar levels.
Also, remember the prolonged gesture of sitting greatly increases the possibilities of several health issues among people. So it is always advisable to engage in physical movements on a regular interval of time. With the entire modern busier work environment it may sound impossible. But just a walk to the restroom and pantry and interacting with the colleagues directly rather than on Skype or email could make a difference.
8) Carbohydrates are good!
Always let good healthier carbohydrates be a part of your diet plan. But be aware of what you eat, always prefer Brown rice, sweet potatoes, Oats, Bananas, grapefruit over White bread and pasta. Make smart choices to ensure a healthy and happy living.
9) Don’t worry about the Minor Setbacks
Nobody is Perfect Everybody fails sometimes. It is just a part of our life one must learn to adapt to those circumstances in order to emerge successfully. Always be focused on what you need, If you ever come across a minor setback always remember why you started it in the first place. The path is hard but the results on the other end are worth the effort.
So be more determined and focused on your diabetes diet plan, enjoy what you eat and Never Ever doubt yourself for the effort. Life is all about taking risks but be smart about it!
Vivek is an Outreach specialist for Blogs. He is also a writing enthusiast fond of healthy and happy living. He believes Knowledge gets better when shared. So he founded The Mindful Bytes as a platform for people who love to read and write anything that has to do with Health, Tech, Business, Finance, and Lifestyle.