Foods That aid weight loss

Nkechi Uduma

Most times, people who are worried about their body size ask questions such as “why do fatty foods have to taste so good? Or “why can’t I eat whatever I like without getting fat”? but the honest truth is, gaining weight is easier than losing it. This is why a week of indulging in carbohydrate giving foods, one finds oneself adding extra kilogram or stone. The tastier the food, the heavier the size. So in order to avoid gaining the extra pound and losing some unwanted weight, these are the kinds of foods a weight watcher needs to focus on.

WATER: Good water is essential for every living thing. Both plants and animals need water to survive. It makes one feel rejuvenated and refurbished. Water plays a major role in weight loss particularly detox water. Detox water simply means adding non-calorie liquid with some quantity of water and drinking it.

Research has shown that mixing cucumber and lemon in the water is a great way of burning fat and flushing out toxins from the body. It is one of the best tools for fast weight loss and good health.

CHIA SEEDS: These tiny delicious looking seeds is one of the healthiest foods to help one to be fit and healthy. Chia seeds are loaded with nutrients and is antioxidant. They have very low-calorie contents and are high in fibre and protein. They also aid in easy digestion.

COCONUT WATER: Coconut water helps one in shedding some pounds and it also increases metabolism. It keeps the body hydrated and maintains electrolyte balance. It’s a drink that keeps one fit, fresh and confident.

EGGS: Eggs are one of the healthiest foods one can eat to keep fit and lose weight. This is because the simplest way to lose weight is to reduce your daily calorie intake. One large egg contains only about 78 calories, yet is very high in nutrients. Egg yolks are especially nutritious. An egg meal commonly consists of about 2–4 eggs. Three large boiled eggs contain less than 240 calories.

By adding a generous serving of vegetables, you’re able to have a complete meal for only about 300 calories. Just keep in mind that if you fry your eggs in oil or butter, you add about 50 calories for each teaspoon used.

NUTS: Nuts are the ultimate health foods. They are high in protein, rich in healthy fats and very low in carbohydrates. They stimulate the body to burn excess fat and shed pounds. They can also serve as healthy snacks and can be added in salads to give it extra scrumptious taste. Some of the nuts include almond nuts, cashew nuts, tiger nuts, Brazil nuts, walnuts and so on.
FRUITS: Fruits are rich in vitamins, they help to keep the skin glowing and fit. Fruits like watermelon are low in calories and have about 97% of water. Some fruits good for weight loss are banana, grapes, blueberries, apples and others.