Why is Winter the Best Time to Lose Weight?

Weight loss tips: Many believe that shedding kilos in winter is quite a task. Recently, nutritionist busted this popular myth and explained why winter is the best time to lose weight. In winters, laziness and constant hunger are common issues faced by many. As soon as the temperatures drop, stepping outside for a brisk walk or even an indoor yoga/gym session needs more motivation than ever. You tend to avoid outdoor activities, eat more, drink less water and sweat less, which are probably the basics of any healthy weight loss routine. So, does it become difficult to lose weight during these cold months? According to the poll conducted by nutritionist Pooja Malhotra on her Instagram Stories, a majority of people agree that shedding kilos in winter is quite a task.

Weight loss in winter season: Here’s how: Now, in an Instagram post, the health expert busts this popular myth of winter being linked to poor or no weight loss. Even though getting out of the quilts looks impossible, it’s difficult to resist those divine and omnipresent halwas, ladoos, gajjacks, revadis among others. But, as per nutritionist Pooja Malhotra, despite all the factors weight loss is much more feasible during winter. Wondering how? Well, the body’s “metabolism speeds up” in the cold months. Pooja Malhotra said that the body burns more calories to maintain body temperature in winter. So, if you remain physically active and eat mindfully, “winter is the best time to lose weight.”

Excerpted from NDTV

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