Sunday, June 15, 2008

Healing Foods For Super Weight Loss

Anyone who has ever been on a diet will tell you that the main reason that they fail is because the person is always hungry. However, experts claim that this does not have to happen. There are two categories of foods that allow you to eat as much as you want without any fat or calories; fruits and vegetables. These to superfoods allow you to eat as much of the as you want without gaining the weight that you do not want. The greatest nutrients in fruits and vegetables are fiber and protein. Fiber assists your body in keeping the weight off, and protein curbs your appetite and you do not feel hungry. Protein can also boost your metabolism, however experts advise that you limit your intake of protein because like everything good, moderation is necessary for good health.

Research has indicated that certain foods are low calorie and can assist you in achieving your weight loss goals.

Green Tea - Researchers suspect that the catechins found in green tea may activate weight loss by motivating the body to burn calories, which in turn burns fat.

Soups- A big bowl of hot soup may reduce your hunger and allow you to consume less food during a meal.

Green salads - A garden salad is the perfect lunch for anyone who is dieting. Choosing a low calorie dressing will add to the taste of your salad without adding a lot of calories. Croutons are great on top of a salad, however not when you are dieting. When you choose to add a salad before the main course, you are most likely to eat less of the main course. It may also curb your need for a snack in the middle of the afternoon.

Yogurt - dairy products have a number of different vitamins and nutrients that your body needs especially when you diet. It is important that you include dairy as part of your menu choices. Low fat or light yogurt is a wonderful way to keep dairy in your diet and can stave off the hunger pains in the late afternoon.

Beans - contain the fiber and protein that your body needs when you diet. Beans can make you less hungry for longer periods of time thereby avoiding the temptations that have made diet fail in the past.

Water - This is perhaps the most important part of your diet. Water is important because it keeps you hydrated, however, it also flushes toxins out of your body allowing you to achieve your weight loss goals. Drinking a glass of water before meals and snacks will help you to feel full and you will not eat as much.

High-Fiber, Whole-Grain Cereal - it has always been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and with good reason. Studies have indicated that when you eat breakfast, you will eat less during the day because you are giving yourself a good start. Whole grain, high fiber cereals contain the vitamins, minerals, and fiber that your body needs for continued good health.

Gaetane Ross is a Certified Natural Health Consultant who has spent over 4 years focusing on Nutrition and Health. She also specializes in Alternative Medicine, Spiritual Healing and Healthy Lifestyle. Gaetane's mission is to positively transform the lives of everyone she meets by providing advice on Healthy Living.

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