We have all grown up listening to the evergreen phrase “An apple a day, keeps the doctor away”. Apples contain pectin which helps to keep the risk of colon cancer to a minimum. Apples are rich in nutrients, vitamin C and beta carotene. They are very good antioxidants and you will find your complexion becoming clearer and blemish free.
Water melons help you to lose fat from the abdomen; they act on the high levels of cholesterol and increase the metabolism. Watermelons lower the level of lipids in the blood and prevent fat from accumulating in the abdomen.
Tomatoes contain 9-oxo-octadecadienoic acid which helps to lower the blood lipid levels. It prevents obesity and helps to fight off dyslipdemia. This is a condition where the lipids content is very high in the blood. Thus, fat deposits around the abdomen. Keep a tomato handy because one tomato contains only 35 calories.
Bananas are rich in potassium. They are also rich in pectin, vitamins A, B6, C, E and magnesium. They have a maximum of 120 calories. Choose to eat a banana instead of a muffin when you are hungry it will help you to keep away from the excessive calories.
Including sea food in your regular diet can do wonders for your waist. Sea food contains mono saturated fat which is a good fat. It does not get stored in the body. Fish is an excellent source of protein. It contains omega 3 which is beneficial for glowing skin and lustrous hair.
Lamb is rich in zinc, protein and vitamin B. It is an excellent source of protein. It has linoleic acid and having low linoleic acids in the body can result in obesity because the fat cells are not converted into energy.
Celery is one vegetable that has the least number of calories – just 8. It is rich in vitamin C and high on calcium. It is best to eat it raw. You could have a glass of fresh celery juice daily to knock off the excess pounds. Celery contains apigenin which reduces the chances of ovarian cancer. You could use celery in salads as well to make them more appealing to your palette.
Avocados are fruit that have anti-bacterial and anti-fungal characteristics. They contain amino acids and lecithin which help combat liver diseases. They help maintain weight and to keep your memory sharp. It also keeps cardiovascular diseases at bay and manages high cholesterol levels
9. Kelp noodles
A change from the regular noodles made out of processed flour, kelp noodles are rich in vitamins and minerals. It is made from seaweed and has a meager amount of 7 calories. These noodles are raw and can be cooked just like regular noodles.