How to Change Your Health Habits After Liposuction
- Posted on: Sep 15 2016
Getting liposuction is a life-changing experience that will help you to get back your body and help regain the self-esteem that you once had. However, after many people get liposuction, they gain the weight back in other places around their body’s due to bad health habits. In order to make sure that you not only don’t gain back any weight but that you are taking the best care of your health as possible, change up your health habits by trying the following.
Eat Whole Grains
If you think that you have to cut out all carbohydrates from your diet in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle you are mistaken. In fact, by adding whole grains to your diet you can help to promote things like heart health. The problem where people tend to go wrong when consuming carbohydrates is when they eat things that are high in starch like potatoes, white breads, white pasta, and cereals. These types of carbohydrates end up turning into sugar in your body which just sits there and easily turns into fat. Whereas whole grain breads, pastas, and even whole wheat flour can turn into energy which you can quickly burn off.
A great way to ensure that you remain healthy and don’t gain back the weight is to stay moving a little bit everyday. Although going to the gym or heading outside for an intense 30 minute workout a few times a week is recommended, moving a little bit everyday will help you as well. For instance, if you sit all day long at a cubicle at work, try to take a 5 minute break every hour or so to walk around, or take the stairs instead of the elevator. These simple changes will help elevate your heart rate and help you to burn extra calories.
Yes, it may be easier to run to your local fast food joint after a long day of work or with the kids, but the amount of excess fat and calories that you will consume will be enough to send anyone running. By simply staying in and cooking your dinner every night you can have a more clear idea regarding what exactly you’re putting into your body which will help you to stay on track.
To learn more about how you can take better care of your health following liposuction, contact our York Yates office today!