Doctor Repnikova named adequate sleep among the three key conditions for losing weight

Endocrinologist Yulia Repnikova: proper weight loss involves regular meals.

Doctor Repnikova stated that weight loss can be achieved if three key conditions are met. Among the three most important conditions for losing weight, the doctor named sufficient sleep, during which hormones are produced that activate fat burning processes.

The specialist also advised to avoid significant caloric restriction in the diet. But food must be balanced in a certain way. Half the plate should be occupied by vegetables, one quarter by meat and another quarter by side dishes.

“Stable weight loss can be achieved if a person meets three conditions – sleeps normally, moves enough and eats no more than 450 grams of food at a time.” , – endocrinologist Yulia Repnikova told RIA Novosti.
The doctor emphasized that the weight of many people today is beyond the normal range, primarily due to the fact that they move little, eat a lot and sleep improperly. These parameters – adequate sleep, adequate physical activity and moderate calorie consumption – are the basic “three pillars” for successful weight loss, Repnikova said.

The doctor drew attention to the fact that excess weight and obesity are often closely related to psychological problems . To develop proper eating behavior and a calm attitude towards food, a person may need the help of specialists, a psychiatrist or psychologist, she added.

Earlier, the portal wrote that nutritionist Margarita Koroleva called “hungry” ways to achieve losing weight is especially dangerous.

Important! Information is provided for reference purposes. Ask a specialist about contraindications and side effects and under no circumstances self-medicate. At the first signs of illness, consult a doctor.

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