Losing weight is one of the most difficult things for most humans to do. You may ask why? The answer is quite simple we love to eat and there is no shame in that. What we must learn to do is eat certain foods that will help our bodies stay healthy and lose weight. That doesn’t mean we can’t eat what we love, we can still do that but in moderation.
It may come as a surprise but water can help you lose weight. A University in Tokyo recently discovered something amazing about women who eat foods that contain a lot of water. The higher the water content in the food you eat, the lower your body mass index and the smaller your waistline. They believe that the more water there is the fuller you become so the less you will eat.
When most people think of broccoli it reminds them of their childhood were they would feed broccoli to the dog so that they could have dessert sooner. Now we know better, even if we don’t like the taste of broccoli we know how good it is for us. The most beneficial thing about it is the high amounts of fiber and calcium it contains. So if you ever need to go to the bathroom but you can’t, gave some broccoli and all your problems will be solved.
Cabbage is very rich in antioxidants like vitamin C. If you have a fear of getting sick, have some cabbage it’s a great booster for your immune system. If you don’t necessarily like the taste of cabbage all you have to do is lightly sauté it in a frying pan with some oil and you will love it.
Many people despise the taste of Cauliflower. What they don’t know is that it is full of cancer-fighting phytonutrients and is a great source of vitamin C and folate. Nibble on raw or lightly steamed florets to maximize cauliflower’s antioxidant power. Even if you don’t really like that taste a little bit of a bad taste in your mouth is worth the benefits.
For those with high blood pressure this is not the best choice of fruit. But for everyone else it is a powerhouse of health. Grapefruit contains vitamin C, folic acid, and potassium, along with pectin, a soluble fiber that may be a strong ally against atherosclerosis. The red and pink varieties also have vitamin A and lycopene. Lycopene is a phytochemical that protects arterial walls from oxidative damage. To get the juiciest specimens, select fruits heavy for their size and make sure to try them in this refreshing salad.