Foods That Help You to Lose Weight


Eating to lose weight sounds to be a strange phenomenon. A question arises in everybody’s mind that when everybody is talking of ‘stop or eat less’ in order to lose weight then how come some foods, when eaten can help to lose weight.

There are simple reasons for it:

1. The foods may curb your appetite to help you to avoid overeating.
2. They may contain certain nutrients that help to raise your metabolism.

So both of the above activities prove to be a good aid in helping you to lose weight. Lets see what are the foods that can help you to lose weight.

Vegetables and Seeds

In addition to other benefits garlic can prove to be beneficial to lose weight. Green and orange vegetables contain high water content and are rich in fiber which takes longer time to get digested. This can give you a feeling of full stomach, thus preventing you to eat more.

Mustard seeds increase your basal metabolic rate (BMR) so they can help you to lose weight. If someday you consumed high fat diet then opt for fenugreek seeds. Similarly grape seeds have the ability to inhibit the activity of Pancreatic and Lipoprotein Lipase, so it can also help you to lose weight.

Oil, Legumes, Grains

Flaxseed oil increases your BMR and help kidneys to eliminate excess water from the body. Therefore it can prove to be very helpful in losing weight. Coconut oil contains high amount of medium chain saturated fatty acids which can also facilitate weight loss. Similarly fish oil may help in losing body fat (Adipose Tissues) thus helping you to lose weight quickly.

The white kidney beans soup or kidney beans prevent you to gain weight. This is because they inhibit the activity of the enzymes that digest dietary starch. Whole grains food of course is wonderful balanced food which can prove to be beneficial for losing weight in long run.

Dairy Foods, Fruits, Herbs

Yogurt is rich in calcium which may have positive affect on your weight loss results. Bitter melon and grape fruits are also known as to be weight loss facilitators. Green tea to a large extent and black tea to some extent may help you to lose weight.

This is because they contain tea polyphenols and Theophylline, which increases the process of thermogenesis in the body. Green tea not only suppresses the appetite but also reduce the absorption of dietary fats by approximately 40%.

Yohimbe is an excellent herb to lose weight in areas below waist, particularly the thighs. Yohimbe and Korean Ginseng both contain sufficient amount of contents that stimulate the process of thermogenesis. Ginger has the ability to increase BMR which results in greater thermogenesis. Chilies are know to have Capsaicin content which increases BMR by stimulating the thyroid and lipolysis thus helping you to lose weight fast.

Final Word

Nature of course provides us with the solution to every problem. However the best way to utilize these natural ingredients is to keep a balance between everything. Excessive use of anything is not considered appropriate for health.

The above stated things may be best for most of us, however some may face certain problems while consuming them. The best solution is to consume everything according to your body needs. Happy Weight Loss

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