Foods That Will Help You Fight-Fat
Greek yogurt is very rich in protein when compared with other yogurts. It digests slowly so it keeps you satisfied for a longer duration. Plus, when your body digest protein in comparison to carbs you lose more calories. Choose low-fat, nonfat, and low-sugar types greek yogurt.
This whole grain Quinoa, pronounced as keen-wa, is a highly nutritional food that can help you in your weight loss plan. It has 5 grams of fiber in one cup and has 8 grams of hunger-busting protein and at the same time you also get zinc, iron, selenium, and vitamin E. Quinoa can be easily cooked just as rice. If you are in a hurry you can make your quick dinner by mixing some nuts, vegetables, or lean protein.
Studies have suggested that cinnamon can stabilize blood sugar levels. It can even curb your appetite if you are suffering from type 2 diabetes. It has a lot of health benefits and can be used in various traditional roles. You can add in your tea, coffee, or yogurt to enhance sweetness without adding extra calories.
Hot peppers have a tasteless chemical called capsaicin. It’s rich in habaneros, however, jalapeños also have it. Capsaicin can curb your appetite and speed up the metabolism slightly, however only for a short period. Also, it doesn’t throw any big impact on your weight unless you eat less food since it’s spicy.
Studies suggest that green tea can help you in weight loss by stimulating the body to burn fats. Green tea has an ingredient called catechins, a kind of phytochemical that briefly affects the metabolism process. To get the maximum the benefit, you should drink green tea several times in a day. Try sipping your tea when it’s hot, as it takes time to drink, giving you a soothing, mindful experience.
Grapefruit doesn’t have any magical fat-burning properties, but still, it can make you feel full even with few calories. Since it’s a soluble fiber it takes a longer time to digest. Having a glass of grapefruit juice before your meal can fill you up so that you eat few calories during the meal.
Foods that are rich in water occupy more area in your stomach. This tells your body that you already had enough to eat while leaving no room for other foods. Most of the raw fruits and vegetables are loaded with water and other nutrients yet are low in calories. Watermelon is one good example of this. It’s also a rich source of antioxidant, lycopene, vitamin A and C as well.
Pears and Apples
Pears and apples are also loaded with water content. You can even eat them along with their skin for extra fiber, helping in keeping you full for longer period. Eat whole fruits rather than taking fruit juice. You’ll get ample of fiber, and also chew the fruits. Chewing will help you in burning your calories, in comparison to gulping down the smoothie.
Like other fruits, berries are also high in fiber and water, which may keep you full for longer period. They are sweet, and so satisfies your sweet tooth without giving you extra calories. For example, blueberries are loaded with antioxidants and fiber.
Raw veggies make up an outstanding mid-afternoon snack. They satisfy the urge to crunch. They are also full of water that will make you feel full, and at the same time, they are low in calories. A half cup of diced celery has 8 calories. You can even coat celery with peanut butter or dunking carrots in salsa.
The most common toppings on baked potato are sour cream, butter, cheese or bacon bits. You can substitute with a sweet potato, and you won’t need any of that. Baked sweet potatoes are full of flavor, that you won’t need a lot. This can save you from loads of calories. And the benefit of having sweet potatoes are that it’s packed with potassium, beta-carotene, potassium, vitamin C, and fiber.
A single egg has 75 calories, also 7 grams of protein along with other important nutrients. Remember, that your body will burn more calories while digesting eggs as compared to the heavy carb based breakfast. Consult your doctors if you can have eggs or not you have a high cholesterol problem. You can also consider having egg whites, as it is cholesterol-free.
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