Top 10 Natural Weight Loss Foods for Healthy and Nutritional Balance Diet
Besides doing exercise, keeping a healthy & nutritional balance & low-calorie diet is the core the keep fit and lose weight. Incorporating the following healthy food into your daily recipe will help your body burn more calories, feel full for longer, and avoid weight gain.
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Avocados are a superfood due to their umpteen health benefits. It is creamy, loaded with monounsaturated fatty acids, dietary fiber, potassium, phytochemicals, and vitamins C & E. One-half avocado (60g) contains 6g dietary fiber and only 0.2g total sugar, which helps reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. Some researches fear that avocados will be fattening since it consists of approximately 15 percent fat. There is, however, no reason for worrying as long as you eat them as a part of a healthy diet based on whole foods.
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They are one of the best food to eat if you are in a weight loss plan, as they are high in protein. Protein increases satiety while regulating hunger, helping to fend off hunger for hours. One egg supplies 3g healthy fat, of which people need a certain amount of daily. It is essential for energy, blood clotting, and brain development.
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Most of the beans are high in fiber, which is your friend when you are trying to lose weight because they keep you energized and help you feel full for longer. Plus, beans are loaded with nutrients including potassium, magnesium, zinc, and several B vitamins that benefit all ages. According to the Linus Pauling Institute, people who eat legumes at least 4 times per week were found to have a 22 percent lower risk of heart disease than those taking beans less than once a week.
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Salmon is rich in high-quality protein and it provides plenty of good fats such as omega-3 acids. A human body cannot produce this nutrition on its own. “Omega-3s are important components of the membranes that surround each cell on your body.” said by National Institute of Health (NIH). Moreover, salmon is one of the easiest fish to cook. Roasted salmon with broccoli and tomatoes is one of the most simple & common dishes.
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On average, every 100g mushrooms contain only 20 calories. All kind of mushrooms contain some vitamin D, which is essential for building and maintaining strong bones and they help the body to absorb calcium. Besides, they are loaded with vitamins and minerals to enrich your nutrient plan. If you are on a diet but desire meat, a mushroom diet plan should work well with you. “Mushrooms have proven to be just as satiating as meat.” confirmed by Heidi Diller, an experienced registered dietitian nutritionist.
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Green leafy vegetables
Greens like spinach, kale, swiss chard, are powerful weight-loss food as they are low in calories (around 30 calories / 100g) so you can eat cups of them. According to a study from Lund University in Sweden, thylakoids, which are high in green leaves, are natural appetite suppressants. They are able to boost weight loss by 43 percent and curb food craving by up to 95 percent.
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Go nuts! Almonds, walnuts, pecans, cashews, and pistachio, are all rich source of healthy fat, protein, and fiber. They will make you healthier, more energized and reduce cancer risk. Since nuts are high in fat, please eat them in a proper schedule. A small handful of nuts per day is all you need to enjoy the benefits. For gym buffs, nuts are one of the best snacks since it is rich in L-arginine, which can actually help you burn more fat and carbs during your workouts.
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According to the National Association of Nutritional Professionals, apples are one of the best diet foods thanks to the fact that they have low-calories (around 30 calories / 100g), and contain various vitamins and minerals. It has nature alpha hydroxy acids and Potassium, which helps to maintain the blood sugar level and stabilize the blood pressure. Please be sure not to peel the skin as it contains much of the nutritional benefits.
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Pumpkins are a superfood for people who desire a quick weight loss. They contain natural sweetness to eliminate your need for healthy sugar. It is low-calorie (around 26 calories / 100g) and high in fiber to offer a full-stomach experience. They are easy to cook. Simply steamed, cut in cube-size to cook soup, bake a pumpkin pie - all of them are delicious! Moreover, steamed pumpkin is good for your cat if you are keeping one :)
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Many people are not a big fan of spicy food, but if you are, your diet progress should be a bit easier than others. Chili peppers not only give a burning sensation in your mouth they also help you burn calories in your body. Researchers found that chili peppers contain capsaicinoids, which increase people’s calorie expenditure. Studies also show that capsaicin reduces calorie intake, and suppress appetite and increase fullness.
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