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How to give quarantine pounds?

You may have gained weight, been quarantined, questioned life, experienced emotional ups and downs. It doesn't matter. Life continues where it left off, and it's time to take over. Start eating healthy by taking a step, without putting pressure on yourself, without being angry at your body for being overweight. Remember that this process will not happen suddenly and will progress slowly.


In our country, where vegetables and fruits are abundant, we are in the summer months, which are the most diverse seasons. Add vegetables such as tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplant, zucchini, green beans, peppers, purslane, blackberries, arugula, mint, Cress, basil, artichokes, dill and okra to each main meal, raw or cooked. You can consume fruits such as strawberries, watermelons, Cherries, melons, apricots, plums, grapes, pears, pineapples and raspberries raw, blend with yogurt and make ice cream or develop fit desserts for 1-2 servings a day.


Making sure you drink enough water is the simplest way to start a healthy eating habit. Dehydration can lead to overeating and decreased energy. Therefore, it is very important to drink at least 2 liters of water during the day, not to wait for thirst to drink water and to carry the water bottle with us. If you are having trouble drinking water, you can make it more alkaline by adding 1 handful of parsley, 2-3 sheets of mint, 2 slices of lemon, 3-4 pieces of strawberries or other summer fruits and add ice cubes and consume it in the consistency of lemonade. Again, one of the alternatives I like is to pull a few pieces of ice, cucumber, mint, 1 finger of fresh ginger out of the blender with water and drink it. 


Life is exhausting these days as we try to get used to the new normal. He devotes much more time to a lot of things than before, and we live the day fast. It's ready and we have to prepare dishes that we can carry with us so that we don't get our hands on the calorie trap food. 2 eggs to prepare an omelette with tomatoes and peppers, plenty of spices in the oven and 2 tablespoons of olive oil to add vegetables, chickpeas, tuna, quinoa, cheese made with ingredients such as salads we can carry with us are among the best alternatives.

Bonus: Recipe for salad with bowler purée


Think of the main meal of the day as breakfast and lunch. Choose from foods that are lighter in the evening, easily saturate the stomach, and do not tire the body. A mixed vegetable soup, which you prepare from all the vegetables available at home and can consume unlimited, is one of the light dinners suitable for summer, which you will prepare with purslane leaves, yogurt and cucumbers. I like to make salads a main course, especially in summer with a refreshing effect. My favorites include’ Shepherd's salad with roasted eggplant-chickpeas‘,’ purslane salad with peach-cheese‘,’ vicious with plenty of greens with quinoa-red plum‘,’ tuna-decked artichoke colored tomato salad‘,’ avocado - cheese dill mint salad'.  


Because of the pandemic, Ramadan, children being at home and many of us working from home, our most disrupted order was sleep hours. But adequate, high-quality and deep sleep during weight loss is very important, as it affects the level of cortisol. You should create a routine for yourself, fall asleep before it's too late, and start your day early, making sure you sleep for at least 7 hours.

Bonus: 12 ways to cope with insomnia


I know, for those who don't have sports in their life, it's pretty hard to start and make a habit of it. It's hard to make time, you complain about November pains, you may not enjoy it. But don't forget that you can do the most appropriate of the wide types of exercises, at the most appropriate time and at the most appropriate time and frequency. There are exercises on the internet that are different from each other, suitable for every taste and intensity, the important thing is to want and take a step by being disciplined about it.


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