6 Unexpected Weight Loss Foods
Loosing weight is a common goal for many people and sometimes the foods required in dieting are not very appealing. Everyone knows about fruits and vegetables being healthy for you, as well as foods that have a lot of protein, for example, nuts, eggs, and meats. The lists go on and on about what is healthy and what is not. Listing off the amount you should take in and when you should eat, it is a complicated process.
Listed below are 6 foods that surprisingly contribute to weight loss.
Beet Juice – As unappealing as it sounds, beat juice is commonly used to build and increase stamina. Research has shown that beet juice can increase the amount of time you work out by about 16 percent. The key nutrient is called Nitrate and it is responsible for enhancing your stamina. This means being able to exercise and workout longer. In turn, the longer you work out the more fat you can burn.
Cinnamon – A spice commonly used in many different recipes apparently can help your body metabolize sugars. It has been shown to lower blood sugar levels and decrease cholesterol just by having ¼ to 2 teaspoons a day. Plus by adding a little bit of cinnamon, you’re also getting to make your meal a bit tastier!
Chocolate – Men and women all over the word love chocolate. Yes, chocolate is full of sugar, but when dieting, if you are going to give in to a craving, the best way to do that is by eating a bite size, individually packed, piece of chocolate candy.
Green Tea – The ingredient that does the work in green tea is called catechin. Catechins contain antioxidants that are extremely beneficial to health, by ways of weight loss and boosted metabolism.
Popcorn – The movie lover favorite. This particular type of popcorn, however, needs to be air popped. It does not include using butter, oil or salt. Air popped popcorn can be made right at home, over the stove or in a microwave oven. Depending on your weight loss diet, you may have room to add a little bit of butter or salt. Never the less, your best results will come from butter and salt free popcorn.
Soup – With all the different ingredients in soup, it is hard to believe that it is considered a weight loss food. You see, people’s minds are constantly set to think a certain way and eating just one bowl of soup can trick your body into believing that you have just consumed two or even three bowls. A bowl of soup satisfies your hunger and your brain believes that you are full.
Those are just five of the many different food that will assist with weight loss.
A lot of people have the same common goal, that is, to lose weight and become healthier. As you can see, out of the six foods that I listed here, you can target cholesterol, blood sugar levels, metabolism levels, etc. By eating the best foods and loosing weight, you can improve many areas of you health such as blood pressure, vitamin intake, and even acne problems. Eating healthy can be beneficial in many, many ways and all you need is the ingredients.