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29 July 2011

6 small changes to beat winter weight

Implement these six changes and you won’t gain weight between June and September – in fact you may even lose as much as 20kg before spring.

Implement these six changes and you won’t gain weight between June and September – in fact you may even lose as much as 20kg before spring, depending on how bad your current habits are.



We know when the temperature drops our weight does the opposite. As we tuck into pies and stews to ward off the winter chill we’re making sure there’s an extra – fatty – layer between us and the cold. And when it’s miserable outside nobody feels like getting up from the couch to exercise.

Winter fruits such as oranges, grapefruit, naartjies, pawpaw, kiwi fruit and guavas are brimming with protective nutrients such as vitamin C and bioflavonoids to help ward off winter colds and flu, and they’re low in kilojoules.

 
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