This post was last updated on September 20th, 2013 at 02:10 am
If you have recently gained some weight and you are worried about your health then you should know about the things that cause you to gain weight and put up extra fat in your body. You may be lazy enough to go to a gym and burn your body fat but it doesn’t mean that you cannot reduce the amount of fat in your body. The best way to solve a problem is to stay away from the source of problem. By avoiding such thing that can cause fat increment in your body, you can get into a good shape and feel better too.
There are different fat traps that we encounter each day. You should know about these traps and stay away from them as much as possible.
Food is everywhere
No matter what you do or where you go, you will find food around yourself. When you are walking on a street, there will be many food stalls around you. It is very easy to fall into the trap of such food stalls. Your mission is to avoid all such distraction and reach your destination without getting your hands dirty with food that will aid you gain a lot of weight.
We all want to buy as much stuff as we can because nobody has enough time to go shopping again and again. While there are many benefits of bulk shopping, there are some side effects of buying a lot of food items at the same time too. For instance, if you have filled your refrigerator with a lot of food, it will be difficult for you to avoid the urge to eat different things while you are free.
Avoid spicy or sweet products
We all know that a lot of spicy foods or sweet foods are bad for health but still, we cannot avoid such food items. You will have to adopt the habit of avoiding such food items that contain a lot of spices or sweetness.
If you are wandering around with your friends and suddenly you spot a cozy restaurant, it becomes difficult to tell yourself that you don’t need to go in there and order the food. Picture the cozy restaurants as fat producing factories in your mind and you will be able to avoid this trap easily.
Restaurants often offer you to get a free refill as a marketing stunt. Believe me; you are not doing any harm to those restaurants if you drink two pitchers of cola because they have calculated everything before. The only damage that you are doing is to yourself and your body.
A lot of variety
If you have only one type of food in front of you, you will eat less but if you have variety of food in front of you, you will want to eat all those food items and taste them. This is a big trap that you have to avoid. Studies have shown that people eat 43% more when they are provided with a variety of food products.