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5 Surprising Benefits Of Losing Weight (Even As Little As 3 Kgs!)

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The thing about losing weight is that it’s just so damn difficult to do it. It’s a constant cycle of confirming to yourself that next Monday it will happen. You will eat healthy, a workout will be squeezed in and you’ll lose the muffin top that’s rapidly expanding and threatening to become a cake top at this point. Monday comes and life happens, but the weight loss effort doesn’t.

But hey, maybe this will change your mind. Losing even 3 kilos- yes, as little as that can give you several benefits. It’s almost like your body wants you to be healthy. It’s true. Read up to know.

Your Fat Cells Go Smaller

When you lose weight, your body starts using up your fat resources. Even losing a little weight will cause the fat cells to shrink which will make you look more toned. So, get a workout in. It just makes so much sense.

The Immune System Gets Better

Knocking off some kilos also has a positive effect on your immune system. It kicks into high gear not only offering you protection against the usual suspects like cancer and diabetes but also  improves your natural defenses.

The Heart Beats Better

Nope, we aren’t talking about your heart beating faster in love kind of situation. When you are piling on the pounds, the heart has to work harder to pump blood. Losing the extra weight makes it easier for the heart to function.

You’ll Feel Happier

Stepping on the scale and watching the weight come off has its own kind of thrill. But overall, losing even a few kilos can improve your mood and have a positive impact on your mental health.

You’ll Get Better Sleep

Even if you have just started your weight loss journey, exercise and eating well will mean you sleep better. This means you wake up better rested, more energized and in a better mood. Even before your morning coffee!

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Mansi Shah is the resident humour writer and random conversation starter. Tends to laugh manically at puns. Deeply enjoys the blunt force of sarcasm. Preys on chauvinists and people with incorrect grammar. Hoards makeup and beauty products. Attacks Nutella with vigour.

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