An alcoholic drink is 4 ounces of wine, 12 ounces of beer, or ½ ounce of distilled liquor. Replace high-fat foods with the same quantity of low-fat, low-calorie food. Of special interest to women who have gained weight during pregnancy is that breastfeeding helps you shed some extra pounds.
While exercising, make it a point not to hold your breath. This will replace water lost by perspiration and prevent dehydration.
This includes your digestive, immune, and reproductive system responses. When you’re stressed, your body goes into “fight or flight” mode. Also known as the “acute stress response,” this physiological mechanism tells your body it must respond to a perceived threat. When you’re stressed, you may engage in different behaviors than usual, like working through lunch or staying up late to meet an important deadline.