If all you do is work, eat and sleep, don’t be surprised to find yourself a kilo heavier every year. A recent survey by nutrition company Herbalife found that nine out of 10 women in Singapore spend more than six hours at their desk each day. Plus, only one-third of women get more than 30 minutes of physical activity during the work day.
The bad news: Sitting for long periods of time increases the risk of metabolic syndrome, heart diseases and death. What’s more, eating out has become a norm, making us more prone to consuming food that’s higher in fat, sodium and sugar.
To keep the kilos off, Dr Luigi Gratton, vice president of worldwide nutrition education at Herbalife, offers these simple solutions.