Dieting Issues for Men
When you decide to reduce weight you will need to change things and change is often a challenge. There are different things that challenge different people and often men and women have different areas that challenge them.
For men one of those can be salty cravings. It is common for women to crave sweet foods, men on the other hand often tend to have cravings for high in salt and fat foods. For example, nachos, wings, chips, and salty peanuts are often temptations for men.
Here we have an issue. If you try to remove everything you enjoy from your diet then the odds of you being able to stay with it are low. However these foods can really keep you from getting the weight loss that you’re seeking. There are a couple of strategies that can help with the salt cravings. One method is to prepare your favourite foods in low-sodium, low-fat versions.
If you absolutely must have a serving of your favourite nachos loaded with salt and fat, stick to smaller portions.
If you have a day where you eat a lot of extra salt then drink a lot of extra water to help flush it out of your system. We want you to avoid retaining water which the extra salt can cause.
When you start eating a diet that’s lower in sodium, eventually these cravings will die down. So take a break from the salt for a while, and you’ll see the cravings become more manageable.
Social gatherings. Social gatherings for men often involve a lot of salty foods and the presence of alcohol. Alcohol is another substance that can really make dieting difficult. It causes you to feel hungrier and slows down your loss of fat. There is also an issue if you drink your alcohol in a mixed form that is high in sugar.
If you can avoid alcohol altogether, it will be better for your diet. But if that’s too much for you, you can try to slow down your consumption. After you have an alcoholic beverage, have a glass of water before you drink another. This will slow down your alcohol consumption and also help you to feel full so that you can restrict your snacking.
Exercise. Men tend to exercise with the goal of bulking up. In that case, you may find that you’re putting on pounds and kilos instead of losing them. Muscle weighs more than fat do if you are building muscle and losing fat at the same time then you may find yourself losing size without the scales changing. If you are losing size then you are dropping body fat and in time it will help you to lose the weight you want to lose as well.
Don’t forget to add some aerobic activity to your routine. It will help you to burn fat faster so that you can see those hard-earned muscles.
To sustain weight loss you need to change some things in the way you live but once you do then you fill find that you not only lose weight but that when you have lost the weight you will find it easy to keep it off.
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