10 Ways to Lose Weight After the Holidays


After the holidays, the needle of the scale rarely goes down. In order to prevent the kilos gained during the festivities from settling, good reflexes are to be adopted from the beginning of January.

10 Ways to Lose Weight After the Holidays

Detoxify with lemon

Weight loss with the lemon diet can occur from the first few days. On average, a loss of 3-5 kg is observed in the first month of the diet. In practice, it is enough to squeeze in the morning in a little warm water, a lemon juice. This one, rich in vitamin C, makes it possible to cleanse the body and to bring it the necessary energy.

Stay hydrated

To eliminate toxins from our body accumulated during the holidays, we must hydrate: 1.5 liters of water minimum must be consumed daily. Alcohol must be limited or even eliminated for several weeks, especially if it was consumed during the holidays.

Eating fresh fruits and vegetables

During the holidays, our consumption of fruits and vegetables is often less. Rich in vitamins, trace elements, and antioxidants, they are nevertheless excellent for detoxifying the body and helping it to regain the line. Black radish, red fruits, pineapple, etc. opt for those that promote elimination.

Bet on the artichoke

The artichoke promotes elimination and helps with weight loss. It detoxifies the body and regulates lipid levels. It is a true natural drainer, thanks to its high levels of phosphorus and potassium. In case of excess food or alcohol, it helps to cleanse the liver. To make an artichoke herbal tea, pour the water into a saucepan, bring to a boil, add the artichoke leaves (well cleaned beforehand) and then boil for 5 minutes. Out of the heat, let infuse for about ten minutes covered, filter and then enjoy.

Drink soup

Soup detoxifies the body while preventing the feeling of hunger and accelerating weight loss. Economical, easy, and quick to make, it is a light and excellent dinner for health that will make disappear from our hips the dishes rich in sugars and fats consumed during the holidays.

Engage in physical activity

The beginning of the year is the ideal time to make good resolutions. Deciding to (re)do sports is a great idea to get back in shape and lose the pounds of the holidays. If you are a sports enthusiast, cardio activities will burn fat quickly. For beginners or those who resume after a more or less long stop, endurance activities will be preferred such as walking, swimming or cycling.

Drinking green tea

Green tea is a powerful detoxifier that drains the body and promotes the elimination of fat. It has the ability to increase thermogenesis, that is, the production of heat by the body through the action of catechins, which has the consequence of burning more calories. As part of a post-holiday slimming cure, it will replace coffee

Make a course of probiotics

Oversolicited during the holidays, the intestines and stomach can be out of whack and malfunction. To help them and thus promote a flat stomach, it is necessary to bet on probiotics. They are found in the form of food supplements or simply in yogurts or certain cheeses (gouda, mozzarella, cheddar, and cottage cheese).

Drink infusions of draining plants

Dandelion, elderflower, rosemary, nettle, etc..., there are many detox Herbs that eliminate toxins and promote weight loss. They are usually consumed in the form of infusions or capsules available in pharmacies. It is advisable to seek the advice of a health professional.


The end of the year holidays is often not conducive to rest. However, a lack of sleep promotes weight gain because the production of cortisol (stress hormone) is increased in case of lack of sleep: cravings are then more present. Sleeping 8 hours a night is essential to allow the body to regenerate and eliminate the excesses of the holiday season.