10 Superfoods that help you lose
Healthy diet is synonymous with variety in the dish, as you already know. But what about including in this selection some superpowerful foods when it comes to fighting the extra pounds? No, it is not a comic book story: this league full of good intentions exists and has all its mysteries revealed by the oracle of nutrition of the My Life , Roberta Stella.
Armed with all its technical apparatus, infallible against any more salty fat, it indicates first hand 10 delights (among them, drinks) that are favorable to weight loss and longevity (our nutri has a special menu for you).
But attention: these heroes in the fight against the pointer of the balance can not do anything on their own, it's a team effort. "It's not because the apple is on the list that you can scratch all the other fruits on the menu," warns Roberta of the importance of a balanced menu.
Brown rice: should be replaced at once by integral (know when integrals are the best option). In that version, the film coating the grain is maintained and with it, fibers, vitamins and minerals are wasted when the rice is polished. The calories of both types are practically the same.
Beans: plus a traditional participant of the Brazilian dish, this type of legume is rich in proteins saturated fat free. What does that mean?
Fish: are sources of omega-3s, a type of fat that is important in the composition of the cell membrane. It also plays a relevant role in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. So, count on the few calories of fish to maintain balance and health.
Granola: Whole wheat and oats are the basis of this blend (check out the homemade recipe) much more energetic. Whole grains keep the blood sugar system balanced, preventing the development of diabetes. Granola still improves bowel function, prevents heart disease and some types of cancers.
Nuts : they are high in nutritional value: rich in protein, unsaturated fat, vitamin E, potassium and fiber. Nuts help not only weight loss but also weight maintenance. Just do not overdo the dose, as excessive intake can lead to weight gain. They make a great snack between main meals. A portion of six units contains 115 calories.
Apple : 83% of this fruit's composition is derived from water, making its calorie value low (the unit has only 60 calories). The apple is still rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals and low in fat. At the time of consumption, nothing to discard the bark (stalks and barks yield incredible recipes). It is a source of fiber and various nutrients.
Tomato : Among many benefits, tomato is related to the prevention of cancers such as prostate, lung and stomach. The best way to take advantage of all the benefits of the vegetable is to ingest it cooked or processed.
Water : There is still to be a beverage that exceeds the quality of the water. In addition to emerging as the leader in the ranking of moisturizers, it is able to ward off hunger if eaten regularly throughout the day since, of course, you do not skip any meal. Best of all, it does not add any calories to your diet.
Teas: are great stimulants of kidney function and help eliminate toxins with their diuretic power. During weight loss, tea favors low food intake, thus decreasing the total calories of the day.
Skimmed milk: it has a reduced amount of fat (and calories too), compared to the full version, and it comes on the scene against osteoporosis, since it is an excellent source of calcium. In addition to its qualities, skim milk can be considered an ideal partner to stay well with the balance (5 lessons that help you lose weight) .
Vitamin E is liposoluble and has as its main function in the body its strong antioxidant action. Some studies point out that precisely because of its strong antioxidant action, vitamin E can provide benefits such as lowering the risk of heart disease, preventing prostate cancer, degeneration macular degeneration, Alzheimer's disease, and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
Phellodendron chinense and Rhizoma coptidis Much used in traditional Chinese medicine, it is now consumed as a supplement, as it is believed to help regulate blood glucose and improve heart health. Benefits of berberine Today berberine has been the focus of several studies on its benefits. A review of studies published in the journal International Journal of Endocrinology has shown that berberine can improve resistance to blood clotting.