Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Seven 'Superfoods' to Help You Lose Weight Fast Have More Energy and Feel Healthier

You don't have to take drastic measures to lose weight. All you need is a little bit of knowledge and the dedication to incorporate these seven 'superfoods' into your diet. The changes to your health and your life will be nothing short of amazing.

  1. Olive Oil: Olive oil has been used for centuries by mankind. It has been shown to help ward off heart attacks and decrease the development of breast tumors.
  2. Berries: In addition to having large doses of potassium and vitamin C, blueberries, blackberries, cranberries etc., are chock full of antioxidants and phytoflavinoids. Just a cup of fresh or frozen berries a day is all you need.
  3. Salmon: Salmon is loaded with Omega-3 fatty acids which helps with memory loss, mood swings and arthritis pain..
  4. Chile Peppers: Peppers are loaded with twice the amount of vitamin C found in citrus fruits, and have a compound called capsaiasin, which has been shown to have heart-healthy anti-inflammatory benefits.
  5. Dark Chocolate: Dark chocolate has one of the highest concentrations of magnesium of any food. It also contains tryptophan, and essential serotonin producing amino acid.
  6. Raw Honey: Helps raise anti-oxidant levels and reduces allergies. An effective food, but help your body fight off diseases
  7. Oatmeal: Oatmeal can help you regulate and lower your weight. It make you feel fuller so you eat less, and it has necessary fiber to keep your body functioning at its top level.

Adding all of these items to your diet at one time may seem a bit daunting, but it doesn't have to be. Just pick one food and try to incorporate it into your diet for a week or two. Then the next week add another and so on. Before you know it you will be eating healthy, feeling healthy, and have a new outlook on life.

Tim Neumann is the owner of and is currently training for his first marathon. Having been as heavy as 295lbs, he knows how hard it can be to lose weight and eat right. Visit his site for a realistic, non-nonsense plan on how to lose weight.


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