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10 underrated foods for weight loss
There are stereotypes that are hard to destroy. So, it is believed that when losing weight, should eat celery, cabbage, chicken breast, and buckwheat. But butter, nuts, potato products are considered not too appropriate for weight loss. Here are ten underrated products that should be included in the menu when losing weight.
Pumpkin for a comfortable weight loss
A pumpkin like not all of them. And I think that it can only cook pancakes or porridge. In fact, this product can be used for the preparation of many delicious dishes. And in these dishes, the pumpkin flavor will not be felt. For example, a rich smoothie of pumpkin, cinnamon, oatmeal and milk. Or stew from pumpkin, chicken, mushroom, dill and garlic.
Weight loss with a pumpkin can be very comfortable, if you choose only wholesome dishes. After all, pumpkin removes excess water, improve digestive system, helps eliminate constipation and stomach discomfort.
Butter is a source of healthy fats
Is compatible butter and weight loss? Of course! Because the body cannot do without fat. Just when losing weight, it is necessary to choose healthy fats.
Butter contains fatty acids, important vitamins and minerals. It’s good for immunity, brain, nervous system, vision. Therefore, this product need to eat, but in small quantities. Oil should be added to different meals, sometimes you can make a sandwich for Breakfast with a thin layer of butter.
Bread for nutrition
During weight loss bread is recommended to remove from the menu or at least reduced. Yes, should not be abused baked goods. However, the good bread nourishes, so completely exclude it. After all, food should be hearty, wholesome and varied.
In addition, if you eat only good bread, it will provide the body with valuable substances. Rye, whole wheat, branny bread contains b vitamins, iron, zinc, fiber. There bread is better in the morning: healthy sandwich or toast. You can also add a few slices of bread to the soup, but in the evening it is better not to use.
Sauerkraut for fat breakdown
Rarely on our table appears sauerkraut. Of course, fresh vegetables are very useful. However, this does not mean that we should completely abandon pickled products. This is especially true of winter and spring, when fresh and truly useful vegetables a little.
For example, sauerkraut contains prebiotics and probiotics. Therefore populates the intestines with beneficial bacteria. A healthy balance in the digestive system important for weight loss and health. In addition, cabbage helps to digest food and break down fats.
Therefore, if you practice proper nutrition or are in the process of losing weight, be sure to switch to the sauerkraut.
Red meat: vitamins and minerals
Diet is white meat. Therefore, it is recommended to eat rabbit, Turkey, chicken. However, red meat is not much high-calorie, but use it more.
Red meat is rich in iron, zinc, vitamin A. Therefore, do not ignore such meat, even if you’re dieting. Just use it properly: choose lean cuts of beef, cook it in the oven or on the grill, eat with fresh vegetables and greens, not potatoes or bread. And eat red meat moderately it is necessary: in small portions and not every day.
Healthy candies — dark chocolate
A well-known rule of weight loss is avoiding sweets (candy, cakes, pies). Such often include sweets and chocolate. However, this is not a true statement.
Dark chocolate beneficial for the body. It contains polyphenols, flavonoids, vitamins of group B. in addition, it helps the sweet tooth is easy to carry diet. The main thing is to consume this product. A day is enough to eat a couple of squares of dark chocolate, and in the first half of the day.
Liver: useful and tasty
The liver is one of the best sources of vitamins B6 and B12, calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, zinc. There is a liver protein, fatty acids and amino acids.
And such a useful product is often simply ignored. Usually this is due to the specific taste of the liver. But there are a lot of interesting recipes which you can cook very tasty dishes. For example, liver paste, rolls with vegetables or a savory cake.
Dishes of lentils permanently eliminate the feeling of hunger, saturate the body with vegetable protein, vitamins E and b group, fiber, complex carbohydrates, iron, potassium, magnesium. Besides, there are many varieties of lentils, so you can easily choose the right product for salad, cereal, soup, and sauces.
When losing weight in the menu to include dishes of lentils with vegetables and without meat and fish. Because hunger will not torment. Dishes of lentils will help you not only easily lose weight, but to reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood. Your diet better to build it so that dishes of lentils were on the menu three times a week.
Seaweed — seafood
Seaweed — a storehouse of valuable substances. They contain iodine, sodium, calcium, iron, tyrosine, amino acids, fiber, vitamins A, C, B12, omega-3 fatty acids.
Algae contain a minimum of calories. They help to improve digestion and to diversify the menu. After all, algae are used to prepare soups, salads, appetizers. They are great for weight loss as support the feeling of satiety and thus help to improve the digestive organs, and establish the work of the thyroid gland.
Nuts: hazelnuts, almonds, walnuts, pine
Nuts are high in calories, however they are very useful for health and figure. Just use them properly.
Regular consumption of nuts helps to reduce cholesterol, improve blood vessels, heart, brain. Nuts are perfectly saturated, so they can be consumed during snack. And can be included in Breakfast. For example, add to porridge or in smoothies.
So, it is necessary to diversify your diet and include in menu is useful, but often overlooked products. They will help speed up the process of weight loss and improve health.
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