exp. dit. and Exp. Reminding that it is necessary to start the day with a hearty and light breakfast, Clinical Psychologist Merve Öz said, “For breakfast, light foods such as eggs, cheese, olives, greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, avocados can be preferred. It is necessary to stay away from processed foods such as salami, sausages, and simple carbohydrates such as pastries, pastries and jams. Öz said that although it is a tradition to consume roasted meat for breakfast on Eid al-Adha, it is not very healthy.
PAY ATTENTION TO PORTION CONTROL FOR LONG-LASTING TABLE ENJOYMENT
Stating that long dinner tables can be dangerous in terms of weight gain as well as enjoyable, Uzm. dit. Oz said:
“Determine the amount of food you will eat and take the amount you have determined on your plate. Also, try to eat slowly whenever possible and chew food a lot. Since the saturation signal goes to our brain after 20 minutes, to complete this period; Chat during dinner, leave the fork and spoon often, use a knife while eating, do not use the fork like a spoon and fill it too much.”
MUST CONSUME SALAD WITH THE MEAT
Pointing out that excessively greasy, salty and heavy meals can be harmful especially on hot summer days, Öz said, “Prefer your meals in the oven, boiled or grilled. Consume high-fiber vegetables and legumes instead of foods that are too fatty, too salty, doughy and therefore calorie-dense. your table; Avoid high-carbohydrate foods such as pastries, sweets, and stuffing as much as possible. And definitely consume the meat with the salad,” he said.
MUST HAVE WATER AFTER TEA AND COFFEE
Stating that water consumption is one of the sine qua non for weight loss and weight control, Uzm. dit. Merve Öz said, “Be sure to consume enough water, as the need for fluids will increase with sweating. Remember, being thirsty is an alarm that indicates an increased need for water. So don’t wait to be thirsty to drink water. Also, try to drink water before meals and after drinks such as coffee and tea.
TURN HOLIDAY INTO AN OPPORTUNITY
Reminding that exercise will make it easier to lose weight as it increases the calories spent, Specialist, Dyt. and Exp. Clinical Psychologist Merve Öz says, “Weight loss or weight gain is caused by an imbalance between the calories you take in and the calories you burn. If you burn more calories than you consume, you will lose weight. You gain weight even if you consume more calories and spend less. Therefore, try to turn the holiday into an opportunity and move as much as possible. If you don’t have any handicap to walk, try to walk for at least 30 minutes a day or swim if you can.
FRUIT OR ICE CREAM INSTEAD OF DESSERT WITH SHERBET
exp. dit. Merve Öz said that fruit or ice cream can be preferred instead of sherbet desserts, which have more calories and a higher glycemic index. Stating that healthy and low-calorie drinks can be preferred instead of sugary and acidic drinks, Uzm. dit. Merve Öz recommended consuming white tea with lemon, cold drinks with soda and buttermilk with soda.