Winter season is going to end soon and it will be time to say hello to summers, but, what about all that winter weight? The weight from all the Gajar Halwa and Wine that you had during this holiday season? Well, don’t worry there are things you can do to shed those extra kilos and stay healthy. So, let’s look into some foods that are healthy and taste good at the same time which will help you compile your grocery shopping list.
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Oatmeal is very beneficial in maintaining cholesterol level. Also, it is processed slowly by the body, therefore, it keeps you fuller for longer. Voilà! So you eat less automatically. These days there are various types of oats available in the market both, sweet and savory options. You can add honey, fruits or even vegetables to oats to make them taste even better.
Did you know? A study of over 1,20,000 people found yogurt consumption to correlate with weight loss more than any other food tracked? Yogurt also takes care of the digestion process which means it cleans the body, thereby, promoting weight loss. You can also try low-fat Greek Yogurt, which is full of protein and zero calories.
Who hasn’t heard about this zero calorie drink? One thing that anyone who wants to lose weight has to do is to make green tea their best friend. Green tea is not only a drink, but an ingredient in many other foods as well. This antioxidant drink can kick your nervous system into gear, encouraging increased calorie burning. Did you know? Having green tea is a direct road to a healthy heart. Anyone suffering from heart diseases must have green tea daily. It also helps protect the liver and helps in the digestion process. The benefits of this magical drink are endless, So replace your regular tea/coffee with green tea and you’ll surely see the results.
Avocado is a unique food which is a great source of monounsaturated fats, which help the body get rid of other fats. There are many ways in which you can have avocados. You can have them plain or add a dip or even make a smoothie out of it or just add some pieces to your salads. Fun fact: Avocados contain more potassium than bananas.
True to their name, watermelons are full of water. Eating foods with high water content is not only very refreshing, but also helps you stay hydrated and full for longer. It is less in calories and very rich in vitamin A and vitamin C. In fact, researchers have studied lycopene and other individual plant compounds found in watermelon for their anti-cancer effects.
Who doesn’t like chocolates? This time when you go grocery shopping gets a lot of dark chocolates. Dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants and monounsaturated fats. Have a few squares a day to avoid overindulging in less healthy sweets. A lot of doctors recommend having a piece of dark chocolate daily post-dinner.
Strawberries has lots of heath benefit but one of the main health benefit of strawberry is it helps in losing weight. This sweet fruit from the berry family will actually help you to lose weight by producing the fat-burning hormone called adiponectin. You can eat them raw, add them to your oats or yogurt or even put it into the blender to make a strawberry smoothie.
Try out these foods and lose your weight not your mind! ]
Also, do let us know in the comment section below which wonder food do you like the most.