Weight loss 5 staple foods that help in weight loss

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Number five will shock you.

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Your body is made in the kitchen.

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The hardest part of weight loss is upgrading from junk and fast food to meal preps and diet diaries.

Adapting to a new diet and feeding habit can be a long and tedious process but fear not, eating your way to a great body has just become a whole lot easier. Here are six staple foods that are great for shedding weight.

Kales

Beyond being a major source of fiber, Kales have a fat releasing calcium that helps to break down fat. It is also rich in iron and lutein for healthy blood and good eyesight. There are various ways of making your leafy treat. You can blend it, cook it or steam it for a salad.

play These leafy greens contain sulphur and fiber that are great for detox. (Love farm organics)

 

Capsicum

Research shows that people with low levels of vitamin C retain a lot of fat and have reduced levels of mineral absorption. Capsicums carry a lot of vitamin C which also helps in the absorption of iron, preventing night blindness and boosting immunity. They also help with weight loss by increasing your metabolism.

play Fun fact: Capsicums assist with hair growth by regulating blood flow to the scalp. (Bonnie plants)

 

Avocados

These contain 20 different nutrients that are important for your body and a fair amount of belly fat-melting fatty acids. Research done shows that people who added avocado to their meals had smaller waists and a better BMI.

play This yummy fruit contains healthy oils that help with great skin and hair too. (Oahufresh)

 

Spinach

Spinach are packed with protein that helps muscle recovery and growth. The more the mass of muscles you have, the easier it is to burn calories. Spinach is also rich in fiber and thykaloids that reduce your hunger pangs and promote weight loss.

play Eating spinach before your meals helps you maintain a full feeling and cut down on the amount of food you eat. (Top Food Facts)

 

Onions

Dana Leigh Smith says that, “Onions are rich in quercetin, a flavonoid that increase blood flow and activates a protein in the body that helps regulate glucose levels, torches stored fat and keeps new fat cells from forming.”

play Onions help prevent strokes and heart attacks by burning stored fats. (Pulse Nigeria)

 

Beyond this amazing benefits, onions also help lower calories, maintain healthy blood pressure levels and prevent hardening of arteries.

Your body is made in the kitchen. play Your body is made in the kitchen. (Astar)
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