New Delhi, Lifestyle Desk. Post Covid Weight Gain: The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for all of us in many ways. On the one hand, the fear of getting infected was haunting everyone, on the other hand, due to constant stay at home, along with increasing weight, mental health was also deteriorating. More than 60 percent of adults have noticed a change in their body weight since the start of the pandemic. The main reason behind this is the lack of physical activity and overeating. For the last one and a half years, people have got used to eating more and less physical activity while sitting at home.

At the same time, those who became victims of Kovid are struggling with the problem of weight gain after recovery. Recently, actress Rubina Dilayak also shared many problems coming after Kovid, one of which is weight gain. If you are also troubled by weight gain after covid recovery, then these 5 tips will come in handy for you.

eat wisely

To maintain a healthy weight or to lose weight, it is most important that what you eat, eat it thoughtfully. Even if you are eating healthy food, don’t overdo it. As you go about your daily diet, remember that everything on your plate has some or the other number of calories, including drinks. Adjust your daily calorie intake according to your age, weight and physical activity, then distribute your meals or snacks accordingly. Consume only limited calories throughout the day.

add more fiber to the diet

When we are sitting empty, which makes us more hungry. That’s why people tend to eat more on holidays than on weekdays. So to control your hunger, eat more fiber. Eat fiber-rich fruits, vegetables and grains, which will keep you from feeling hungry for a long time. Fiber aids in digestion, boosts gut bacteria and prevents constipation. But limit the intake of fiber

eat on time

When you eat late or late, you end up overeating. This is because when you are hungry, you tend to overeat and do not keep track of how much you have eaten. So fix the time of the meal and eat at the same time every day.

increase activity

People tend to overeat because of boredom. When we have nothing to do, the heart wants us to eat unhealthy and fatty food. To avoid this always keep yourself busy. Exercise, go to work or do your favorite thing to keep you busy. This will divert your attention from eating, improve your mood and reduce stress levels.

drink water well

In the rainy and winter season, we start drinking less water. Due to which there is a lack of water in the body, which you take for hunger and eat food instead of water. Be mindful of how much water you are drinking. If you feel hungry after a meal or between meals, drink a glass of water. You can also drink fruit juice, coconut water.

Disclaimer: The advice and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purpose only and should not be taken as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor if you have any questions or concerns.

Edited By: Ruhee Parvez