Everyone would want to have a slim body. Attempts to burn calories from the body require great effort. In fact, there is still a way to slim without making you sweat.
1. Protein consumption before bed
Researchers from Florida State University found that men who consumed 30 grams of protein-colored drinks before going to sleep, burning higher break energy (how much energy, or calories, were burned by the body at rest) the next morning, compared to those who did not eat anything before going to bed.
2. Sleep in the dark
When in total darkness, the body will produce the hormone melatonin.
This hormone not only makes you drowsy but also helps burn calories in the body, according to the Journal of Pineal Research.
3. Lower the room temperature
Sleeping in the cold can help burn more calories throughout the night.
Those who slept at 190 Celsius, burned 7% more calories than those sleeping at warmer temperatures, according to a study published in the Journal of Diabetes.
The reason, the body must work extra hard to keep the body temperature remains normal. The number of calories burned within 24 hours is more than 100 calories.
4. Turn off the electronic device
Research from Manchester University revealed that shortwave blue light coming from electronic devices such as mobile phones and tablets can disrupt the production of the hormone melatonin.
As a result, sleepiness and metabolism so annoyed. Research in Singapore connects television light exposure to high triglycerides associated with metabolic syndrome and diabetes.
5. Enough time
Mayo Clinic recommends that you sleep 7 - 8 hours a day in order to burn more calories during the day, even if you are not active.
A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition says people with enough rest, have the body's ability to burn calories at 5% higher resting energy expenditure and burn 20% more calories after meals than those who sleep less.
Lack of sleep also causes cells less insensitive to insulin and may increase the risk of diabetes.