Diet conscious is something that we all are in right now. Even though no matter how much we just love to grab and munch on those fries and pastries and,… well… what not, we literally freak out when we see ourselves into mirror. Sometimes I bet we all have thought if we are gonna actually fit into the width of the mirror any more given the momentum in which we have been putting those “little” extra kilos. But there are some food which you can actually munch on as much as you like. Here is a list of such food items which can lead up to a delicious bakery product or fried item but at the same time are healthy and tasty enough to satisfy your those taste buds:
Is it a fruit? Oh wait… no no no… its a vegetable, right? Well, well, well,… who cares? What you should really care is that it has got tons of good things for you. Grab on to raw tomatoes as part of salad, or grab a sandwich of tomatoes and your favourite flavoured mayonnaise, intake of tomato is the best for you in anyway. It helps you to keep a check on your weight by making you feel fuller because of the fibre present in it, and thus, low on calorie meter as well. Along with this, it is a bucket of antioxidants which simply strengthens your immune system making it stronger to fight with any kind of bacteria or fungal attack.
Filled with Vitamin C and coming along with a refreshing fragrance, we all surely like something orangish. A low on calorie item, this refreshing fruit is surely there to rejuvenate your moods and brings a fresh start altogether. But watch out guys, oranges contain a large amount of sugar. So in case you are in love with oranges you can gladly have them but with a bit of exercise daily which will keep those sugar levels in check. Otherwise, oranges are one of the best and most refreshing ways to burn fats, in other words, keep the calorie level low.
8. Sweet Potatoes
Well, potatoes are always associated with fats and calories and carbs that just fills you up like a balloon. So how come anything that has potatoes in its name can be a super food to burn fat?! Well, my dear friends, sweet potatoes are just the opposite of potatoes stand for. Grab a baked sweet potato next time whenever you are feeling kinda hungry and cherish all those fibre, Vitamin C, potassium, Vitamin B6 along with the low calorie levels that keeps a check on you from getting all swollen up like a balloon.
Ever tried munching on a can of black beans? Try one sometime, I bet you will not regret the experience. Beans are loaded with essential nutrients to regulate blood sugar and help with digestion. Beans can be a great option for fat burning in your body and losing weight especially when you don’t want to actually say it loud that you are dieting.
6. Chicken breast
Vegan or non-vegan, this is something that is recommended even by the gym instructors because of its high protein value and low fat at the same time. This can also help in toning muscles leading to a higher metabolism.
Eating bananas seem so natural given the evolutionary history of mankind. They are easy to incorporate in your daily diet chart, filled with iron and other essential nutrients, a great source of energy and fibre making you fuller at a low quantity itself. Bananas have got a loads of pros that you can not simply afford to miss. Fill them into your daily cornflakes-milk meal and stick to one each day as they are a great source of sugar too. But nonetheless, they are one of the best ways to satisfy whenever you feel the tickling of your sweet tooth or little hunger.
Remember Popeye? Well spinach was the source of all his strength. Often left on the plates of children, and sometimes adults too, spinach are one of the greatest source of fibres and other hell lot of a things for keeping a checked-weight and for an overall well-being. And the best part is that you can have it such a variety of ways as part of salads, or make up a spinach and corn sandwich, or burger, or make an entire dish out of it. It works for weight loss by filling your stomach but adding less calories at the same time.
One of the best ingredient to regulate the glucose level in the blood, cinnamon has various pros other than just a flavouring ingredient in baking or cooking in general. By regulating the blood glucose level it helps in keeping a healthy heart with more energy thus increasing the metabolism.
Having plenty of pros for your body asparagus seems to be the new in-thing for shedding those extra kilos from your bodies. It has a number of properties that help in cutting down weight. Fore mostly, it kicks off by literally kicking off the toxins and other wastes from your body thus expelling all the unnecessary dumps from your body. Next it keeps a warm wrapping around the immune system preventing it any encounter with any of bad things. Further, it also helps in keeping the good bacteria in store for your guts and keeping the overall digestive system healthy. And guess what, it even tastes good! So what are waiting for, just grab something of asparagus next time you are feeling hungry. In any case, try to incorporate it in your regular menu as it is easy to cook and prepare any dish out of it with a little mix of seasoning and spices.
Though controversial on its weight-loss capabilities, oats has surely swept away the market in terms of making us all believe of its wondrous abilities in losing weight. Filled with antioxidants and huge amount of fibre it helps in boosting up the metabolism and also cuts down on the cholesterol level in your body. And as it widely believed, starting off your day with a bowl of oatmeal is the best way to start a day: healthy and happy. 🙂