FRUITS FOR WEIGHT LOSS
All body sizes and types are special and unique in their own way except you are not comfortable or confident with your body size or weight. If so it may interest you to know that there are natural ways to loose excess body fat and one of the best ways is fruit intake.
Fruits are natures already made snack packed with vitamins, minerals, fibtlre and other nutrients to support a healthy diet. They are generally low in calories and high in fibre which will help you lose weight. They are nutritious and enjoyable during a weight loss journey as a treat to decrease our cravings for other less heathy sweet foods. When you are on a weight loss journey, you are guided to restrict your calorie intake and fruits are your best natural options. Also, by eating limited calorie content, your body uses the existing energy and thus, you maintaining a healthy body weight. They also help the body fight bad cholesterol (low density lipoprotein) and other diseases. In a nut-shell, eating fruits are linked to a low body weight, lower risk of diabetes cancers and heart diseases.
Here are fruits recommended for losing weight:
Grapefruits are usually associated with dieting and weight loss. It contains a low glycemic index which means it releases sugar into the blood stream slowly. To lose weight, drink grapefruit juice before meal until the effect takes full course. It reduces waist circumference and blood pressure.
Berries are high in fibre and low in sugar and are packed with antioxidants and vitamin-C. They are responsible for rising the levels of HDL or good fat in the body. (Blueberries especially are packed with polyphenols which are natural chemicals that can help you lose weight and even stop fat from forming.
Did you know that tomatoes are fruits and not veggies?
This red fruit rich in flavonoid is magical when it comes to losing weight because it reverses the resistance of leptin. Lepton is a protein that prevents the body from losing weight. The nutritional content of tomato fights leptin.Tomatoes are also considered an appetite-suppressant “high-volume” food, which means they have high amounts of water, air and fiber which aids digestion and metabolism thereby maintaining a hwlealthy body weight. Know that canned tomato and ketchup are not real tomato and are rather filled with sugars and preservatives that can even make you fatter.
Limes are commonly used to make detox water drinks which aid weight loss as one glass of it contains about 11calories whole providing you with the necessary nutrients for optimal metabolism. Every time you have a glass of lime detox instead of a can Pepsi, you save yourself 100 to 200 calories and at least 20grams of sugar. So it is advisable to replace your intake of carbonated drinks with detox water drinks.
Peaches may make your hands sticky but guess what?
Peaches will help you slide that extra weight OUTTA YA BADI. Studies have shown that phenolic compounds present in this fruit have anti-obesity, anti-inflammatory and anti-diabetic properties. peaches contain flavonoids like catechins, they help in increasing metabolism and are low in calorie content. They also contain high fibre content which improves digestion and by having fiber in your daily diet, you also feel full for a longer duration and thus, your body itself maintains a healthy weight.
On a final note;
It is true and has been proven that these fruits aid weigt loss but you can’t just burn fat and shed weight by simply eating these five fruits alone. You will lose weight faster when you burn more calories than you consume this can also be done by not consuming these fruits alone but also by exercising you will be able to achieve your ideal weight and size. GOODLUCK