As we’ve discussed many times on this blog, there are no quick, easy ways to reduce weight at will, on the spot. It takes an attitude, and a plan, to convincingly reduce weight and improve health over the long haul. Today, however, we’re going to look at five foods to increase weight loss and keep you on the straight and narrow in your quest.
I know we said foods but to me, water is a food. The body needs it to survive and it is a great way to aid in dieting provided it is used properly. It can take the place of sugary drinks, milk, and caffeine-laden beverages that can lead to heart problems. However, it must be consumed in reasonable quantities. It is not a case of the more water you drink, the more weight you lose. There is a tipping point and you need to know it. It is 8 glasses per day (64 fluid ounces).
The super food that looks like a pear but is a dieter’s dream. High in fiber and protein, avocados contain large amounts of oleic acid which acts as a hunger suppressant. They have been shown to help lower blood cholesterol levels too.
Nope. Haven’t lost my mind, not yet anyway, but it’s true. A glass of wine a day increases calorie burn for about 90 minutes and the substance, Resveratol, contained in grapes, prevents the body from storing fat. Dieting wasn’t so bad after all now was it.
4. Black beans
Hugely beneficial because of protein value and fiber, black beans have been shown quantitatively to reduce weight when consumed as a supplement to normal dietary created meals. Black beans have no saturated fats as does red meat and can be used as a protein substitute.
Salmon is a lean source of protein without the unsavory addition of monounsaturated fats that can be so harmful to the human body. Any kind of fish also contains omega amino acids that act as oxidants to protect and strengthen cells against cancerous degradation.
Of course we could sit here all night long with a laundry list of foods to increase weight loss but the key here is to generate some awareness of how you can quicken the process of weight loss not only by reducing food intake but also by changing the types of food that are on your diet plan.
In that way, you can achieve your targets, faster, and hopefully, with a bit more of a smile on your face!