Ever wonder why it’s hard to commit losing weight? Imagine giving up your happiness, say delicious foods! I guess this is the reason why we find it difficult to stick with our diet regimen. The term “diet” makes us think of endless celery sticks and flavorless steamed foods. But weight loss nutriment doesn’t have to be overly boring. Trust me, we can lose a few pounds but still enjoy eating our favorite yummy foods. Here the best foods that will help you shed unwanted pounds!
Boiled potatoes have several properties that make them just right for losing weight and giving us optimal health. Why? Because they contain diverse nutrients that we need. Potatoes are high in potassium. It’s a nutrient that most of us don’t get enough of. It plays an essential role in blood pressure control. By consuming white, boiled potatoes, we will feel full and eat less of other unhealthy foods instead. Boiled potatoes when cooled will form resistant starch, a fiber-like substance that has been shown to have health benefits including weight loss.
Yes! I love avocado and I am so happy to tell you that eating it is actually a great way to lose weight. No kidding, it truly is healthy. Avocados are packed with lots of fiber, a slow-digesting carb that keeps our blood sugar levels stable. When our sugar level is steady, it helps fight off cravings. Avocados contain monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) that has been shown to increase fat loss. We can start our day by blending avocado with a little of dark chocolate, cacao powder, and almond milk; or simply have a slice of wheat bread topped with avocado.
Have a dry-roasted or raw almonds and add your own flavorings. A mix of cinnamon and ginger shoot up metabolism and add flavor to your snack. Although almonds are high in calories (about 160 calories per ounce), eating some of them won’t hurt our diet, in fact it will help us lose weight. Almonds are heavy and difficult to break down, so we burn more calories during the digestion process. Almonds are also high in prebiotics to nourish healthy microbes in our gastro urinary tract.
We were informed that eggs were high in cholesterol, right? But halt, I have some good news. New studies show that eggs don’t adversely affect blood cholesterol and don’t cause heart diseases. They are even considered to be good if we want to lose weight. They’re high in protein, healthy fats, and easily make us feel full with a small amount of calories. Eggs are incredibly nutrient dense. Almost all the nutrients are found in the yolks.
Chicken Breast and Lean Beef
Meat is a weight loss-friendly food. Why? Because it’s high in protein. Protein is a fulfilling nutrient as eating a high protein food can make us burn 80 to 100 more calories per day. Although processed meat is unhealthy, studies show that unprocessed red meat doesn’t elevate the risk of heart diseases.