Top 10 Foods And Drinks To Lose Weight

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The Top 10 foods & beverages to lose weight in a healthy way You are tired of crash diets for weight loss or of counting carbs? Here are the 10 super foods that will boost your metabolism, suppress your appetite and still fill you up at the same time!
  • Nuts
Why are nuts benefitting your weight loss goals, when they are high in fat? They are low in carbs, high in fiber, protein and contain HEALTHY fats! In fact, nuts have a very complex structure that is hard for the body to break down, so that 10-15% of the calories are not absorbed- which means less calories for you. They also boost your metabolism, are highly saturating and can scientifically proven lead to weight loss.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple Cider Vinegar does not only make a nice dressing for your favorite salad, but also limits appetite when taken with high-carb meals, as it can reduce the blood sugar response. Studies report that in this way 200-275 calories can be saved for a day. 1-2 tablespoons of Vinegar a day is already sufficient in order to benefit from it.
  • Quality protein
Boost your diet by eating quality protein, such as fish, lean meat or one of our healthy protein shakes! View our shakes right away here: Not only will a high-protein diet stimulate your metabolism by up to 80-100 calories a day, but also will it make you eat up to 441 calories less, if eating 30% of protein daily. In order to save calories you can either replace two of your daily meals, such as breakfast and dinner with a satisfying protein shake or just pick it as a healthy snack in between to prevent cravings. The good thing about it is, that our shakes can be very exciting, as they come in four different flavors: Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry and Mocha. Check out the delicious recipes on our website and indulge yourself with a blueberry pie shake, a chocolate strawberry kiss shake or even a more savory option with kale for dinner time: Losing up to one pound a week without restricting yourself sounds sweet, doesn´t it?!
  • Green Tea
Green tea is high in antioxidants and contains caffeine, which can aid fat burning. According to some studies fat burning can be increased by 17% and metabolism boosted by about 3-4% by a daily consumption of green tea extract. In this way, green tea is said to help you lose fat, especially in the belly area.
  • Hot Peppers
The substance capsaicin contained by hot peppers, such as chili peppers can reduce appetite and boost your metabolism. Many weight loss supplements make use of this secret ingredient. Nevertheless, a tolerance to the effects can be built up by eating spicy food regularly. So, spice up your food whenever you feel like it, but don´t go too crazy about it!
  • Water
Not without reason there is the old saying of the water of life. Drinking half a liter (17oz) is proven to boost your metabolism by up to 30% for a period of 1 to 1.5 hours. The Institute of Medicine determined that men should drink roughly about 13 cups (3 liters) and women about 9 cups (2.2 liters) of water daily. For your weight loss goals you should prefer cold water and also drink it right before your meals, as it increases fullness and may help you to lose up to 44% more weight.
  • Eggs
Don't be scared by the myth that eggs are high in cholesterol! New studies reveal that eggs have only small effects on cholesterol in the blood. One study even found out choosing eggs for breakfast instead of a bagel –with the same amount of calories- causes up to 65% greater weight loss. They make you feel fuller at the same time, so say goodbye to starving yourself!
  • Leafy Greens
Loaded with fiber and low in calories and carbohydrates, leafy greens, such as spinach, kale, collards and Swiss chards, are perfect for your weight loss diet! Eating leafy greens is a great way to loading up your meals, without majorly increasing the calories. They are rich in a variety of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. This includes calcium, which boosts fat burning as studies found out.
  • Beans and Legumes
Beans including lentils, black beans and kidney beans are also beneficial for weight loss. By containing high protein and fiber they lead to high satiety. Nevertheless, it is important to prepare them properly in order to give your body the opportunity to absorb them properly without getting any tummy aches. Therefore, you can soak them for 18 hours and cook them thoroughly before eating.
  • Grapefruits
Grapefruits are the superfruit for weight loss! According to a Californian study, eating half a fresh grapefruit half an hour before consuming your daily meals may help you eat less, as it helps you feel more satiated. Examined was a group of obese individuals who lost 3.5 pounds (1,6 Kg) each over a twelve-week period of time. Not bad, right?! Eating the right foods and drinking the right beverages is important for a healthy body! You will certainly feel the difference! Fuel your body with the best!

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