The Top 10 Weight Loss Foods – Our Personal Choices

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Most people believe that there is no delicious food that can help you diet. Most people find this as a joke because they do not know that weight loss is all about simple math. You have to stick to a diet that will ensure that you will intake few calories that your body burns. Some foods can also help you shed weight as they make you feel full for a longer time and they help in preventing cravings.

Some other types of foods are known to even increase your rate of metabolism. So before you buy or cook any kind of food please take a look at this article. You may also carry it when you go out for shopping to ensure you only buy those foods that will help you maintain or lose weight. These foods are also know to help in building stronger bones, actively preventing chronic diseases and also improve one’s eyesight.

Beans

Beans are a very essential source of proteins. They also have fiber that helps in the digestion process hence increasing the rate of metabolism. Beans are also slowly digested. This means that you will feel full for a longer period hence stopping the craving of wanting to eat more.

Soup

Studies that have been done show that if you start a meal with a bowl of soup you may end up eating less. You should not worry whether the soup is pureed or not but it should be broth-based. It is also very important to make sure you watch the calories count; the coup calorie count should be around 120 calories a serving. You should avoid the soup that comes with cream or butter.

Dark Chocolate

If you are those people who like taking chocolate between meals, pick one or two squares of dark chocolate. Please do not take the milk version.

Pureed Vegetables

It is recommended that you add more veggies to your diet as a cheat food and in the end reducing calorie intake. If you add pureed cauliflower to a meal, the taste remains the same but you will be taking around 300 calories less.

Eggs And Sausage

When you take a protein rich breakfast, it may resist snack cravings throughout the day. Studies done show that high-protein breakfast lasted till evening hence reducing fat intake throughout the day.

Nuts

If you must take a snack, you may want to try the almonds or walnuts. Nutritional research that has been done suggest that those people who took nuts during the day, automatically eat less at their evening meals.

Apples

Do not take the apple juice or the applesauce, instead enjoying eating a crunchy whole apple. The fruit itself blunts appetite in a manner that the sauce or the juice cannot. Reason being that the whole fruit has more fiber than the juice and sauce. Also the chewing part tricks the brain to think that you have eaten something.

Yogurt

Whether you choose the traditional or Greek yogurt, they are all very important to your waistline. Studies that have been done over the decades have shown that yogurt can reduce weight. There is no specific reason but yogurt stood out among the other foods that were being researched on.

Grapefruit

If you are suffering from diabetes, this is an excellent food that can help you lose weight. Studies have shown that, obese people who took half a grapefruit before their meals, lost 3.5 pounds over a period of 12 weeks. It was also observed that drinking grape juice had the same effect.

Parmesan Cheese

You might be thinking that this is too good to be true. You are not alone. When you take a Parmesan cheese, it becomes an asset that is very important to shedding weight. You can use this type of cheese on different types of foods like whole-grain crackers. This Parmesan cheese also helps in strengthening of the bones.

For you to effectively lose weight, you will have to have a lot of discipline and shop smart. Your shopping should be full of lean proteins, a lot of veggies and also grains. When it comes to losing weight, it’s not on the specific foods that you take, but in the overall food intake. It is also referred to as the big picture of what you eat.

We hope that this post about our top 10 weight loss foods was helpful. You may also want to check the video below for few more examples of great weight loss foods.

All the best!

 

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