Avocados containa healthy fat known as Oleic acid that silences hunger. Avocados also have the ability to shrink waist size. This tiny powerhouse of rich nutrients goes perfectly well with eggs and serve as a good post-workout snack. During work out, electrolytes and lost. The Potassium content in Avocados are rich in electrolytes which make up for the lost ones. For your morning Omelette, add avocados instead of cheese for a healthier version. To summarize, avocados have a lip-smacking buttery taste, have healthy mono saturated fats, high fibre content, protein and low carbs to make you feel satiated.
12. Olive Oil.
The benefits of Olive Oil are too many to name. Lauded as the healthiest among all, this delicious oil goes well with salad and pasta. Olive Oil has weight loss properties and helps protect against skin cancer. It improves blood pressure, glucose levels and good cholesterol. Olive oil is a good source of vitamin E. The overall percentage of acid in Olive Oil being less than 1%, it gives a rich, delicious flavour to food. It is often said that simply by inhaling the fragrance of Olive Oil makes you lose weight. Virgin and extra virgin olive oils are two variations that can be used in uncooked dishes or can be used to cook dishes at low-to-medium temperatures.
Have a grapefruit before your meal to burn fat and help with weight loss. Lycopene, a cancer fighting antioxidant is found in grapefruit along with Vitamin C. This fruit tastes bittersweet. The best fruit to have for breakfast, it kick-starts digestions. Loaded with Vitamins C and A, one serving of Grapefruit contains approximately 52 calories. It is a good low-calorie substitute food but does not GUARANTEE weight loss. Grapefruit helps build immunity. It contains citric acid which increases alkaline levels in the body. Grapefruit can be eaten as a desert and substituted for high-Cal deserts like Ice cream and sweets.
14. Green Tea.
Green Tea is rated as the healthiest beverage you can ever drink and for good reason. Green Tea contains a very high level of antioxidants that internally cleanse and rejuvenate your body. Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG), a metabolism-boosting substance can be found in green tea. Green tea is an excellent fat burner. Caffeine content in Green Tea is much less. 2.5 cups per day will help you rapidly lose weight. It is not recommended to add flavours since this can bring down the benefits. It is also recommended not to freeze Green Tea and it must be had hot. In order to improve the effectiveness of Green Tea, add natural lemon. This will not only give a better taste but will also double the weight loss effects. Having Green Tea in the form of Ice Cream does not count. Green Tea is full of nutrients and healthy compounds that have a good effect on the brain as well as possesses anti-cancer properties.
Yes, bananas do help in weight loss but they must be eaten with caution since they contain maximum fat and carbs in comparison with any other fruit. Bananas diminish hunger to a great extent and help in weight loss due to the fibre and resistant starch present in them. Bananas contain high Potassium which is extremely healthy. They push metabolism rates to the highest levels. But make sure that you do not eat a lot of bananas along with other meals since this will actually make you gain a lot of weight. The best way to make use of bananas for weight loss is to have them along with something light for breakfast like toast or juice. Like all other healthy food, bananas are rich in nutrients and are abundant in Vitamins A, B, C, Manganese and Calcium. They help prevent Cancer and are the crowning jewels among healthy foods.