Tummy Shrinking Secrets
A recent report has revealed that women who get at least seven hours of quality sleep every night are slimmer around the middle than those who get less than five hours. The study discovered that not getting enough sleep disrupts a hormone in the body that regulates appetite so if you are tired and cranky from a lack of sleep you’re more likely to eat more sugary snacks, which end up on the waistline.
Stay hydrated. When you are dehydrated you can hold onto water, making you feel puffy and bloated. Drink a glass of water as soon as you wake-up, followed by hot water with a fresh squeeze of lemon juice to kick- start your metabolism This can help reduce excess fluid retention which will help flatten the stomach.
Stress can lead to higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol in your body, which can increase the amount of fat you store around your belly. To de-stress slowly inhale through your nose, counting to four. Then exhale from your mouth for a count of eight. Repeat until refreshed.
Some studies show that taking daily vitamin C and fish oil supplements can increase the skin’s elasticity by about 14 per cent, which will help firm up skin tone all over the body.