The Natural Way to Ward Off Winter Weight
Soak up some sun
Lack of sunlight can trigger a drop in the feel-good brain chemical serotonin, leading to depression—and cravings. Avoid carb binges by getting as much natural light as possible; you’ll get benefits even if it’s overcast. Drink your morning cup of coffee outside, work by a window (if you can), and take at least 15 minutes to walk on your lunch break. A well-lit home and office can help, too: Add cool fluorescent lights, the type used in therapeutic light boxes.