Monday, May 26, 2014

How can you avoid college weight gain

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Typical weight gain, studies show, is 4-10 pounds during the first year of college. Here are the results of several studies that looked at weight gain among college freshmen:
A study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association suggested that the average female freshman gains 5 pounds in her first year.
A Rutgers University study found that 75% of study subjects gained weight -- an average of 7 pounds, from eating approximately 112 extra calories per day.
Freshmen gained an average of 4.2 pounds during the first 12 weeks of school, according to a Cornell University study.
Transitioning to college life is a huge change. Freedom from parental supervision can lead to poor choices in everything from food to sleep, study, and partying habits.The following behaviors, are most likely to contribute to weight gain among college students:
1.Skipping breakfast
2.Decreased physical activity
3.Overdoing all-you-can-eat dining
4.Stress-triggered eating
5.Late-night pizza and other unhealthy snacks
6.Social drinking
7.Too many high-calorie liquids
So how can you avoid college weight gain, Here are some tips for maintaining a healthy weight:
1.Skip dessert at lunch, and indulge only at dinner with a small portion of a sweet treat.
2.Drink lots of water and other no-calorie beverages.
3.Stock your room with healthy snacks to avoid those late-night pizza runs and vending machine attacks.
4.Watch out for weekends. Try to stick to a schedule of regular eating and physical activity rather than indulging in excess eating and drinking all weekend.
5.Join the university gym, sign up for a fitness class, and walk all around campus.
6.Weigh yourself regularly to keep track of your weight status.

Sunday, May 11, 2014

The healthy diet of white-collar

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Eating food with high cellulose
Most white-collars always endure overloaded brainwork; they easily suffer constipation and obesity. And cellulose can precisely solve these problems. The ideal amount that we take in is 18 to 35 grams per day; you can absorb it from whole wheat bread, cereal, black rice, strawberry, pear, cauliflower, broccoli, leek, celery and carrots. These are both delicious and you won’t worry about gaining weight. In addition, chrysanthemum and cassia seed as Chinese herbal medicine has the effect of improving eyesight.
Eat food containing high vitamins
Food containing vitamin A food is good for eyes; vitamin A can prevent and treat dry eyes. these kinds of food contains a lot of vitamins such as animal liver, cod liver oil, milk and eggs, amaranth and spinach, leek, green pepper apricot, persimmon, melon, etc.
Food with vitamin E can lower cholesterol and prevent the buildup of the platelets in the arteries, these kinds of food can enhance immunity and remove impurities in the body. Therefore, white-collars should eat some almonds, peanuts, and nuts.