Are you a foodie, but also wanna lose weight at the same time? Don’t worry you’ve come to the right place. I will let you know how to drop Four kilos in just 4 weeks with these simple nutrition tricks. Weight loss isn’t just cutting calories. “It’s cutting the right type of calories to keep your fat-burning metabolism fired. This while consuming those that keep your body fuelled with the energy and nutrients it needs to perform”
You need to ensure that most of the foods you need are easily available at the supermarkets. Once you know that finding them is much simpler, look for minimally processed foods, keep your lean protein intake high, and your starchy carbs well-timed. Foods like grains and potatoes should only be eaten after exercise when starches are rarely stored as fat. If fat-loss is your goal, eat fibrous veggies or fruit with each meal. These are hand-full of food items perfect for weight-loss.
Here’s a list of few edibles along with their benefits which you can add on your menu to make it more fibrous and nutritious:
Starchy Carbs –
The bean salad: You can add a portion of bean salad to your meal as they are high in fibre and are considered as slow-burning carbs and it also keeps you fuller for longer.
White Quinoa: It is very nutritious, high in fibre, proteins and contains all the essential amino acids.
Special Oats: Oats is very filling, it contains a powerful soluble fiber called beta-glucan. It can be a very healthy breakfast option.
Power Plants –
Broccoli: It’s high in nutrients, including fibre, vitamin C, vitamin K, iron and potassium and delivers optimum energy.
Tomatoes: Consuming tomatoes will not only make you feel full but will also cut down your calories. They are also a rich source of vitamin C and vitamin K.
Spinach: Low calorie but filling as it is an extremely nutrient-rich vegetable. Contains alpha lipoic acid, which aids fat burning.
Blueberries: They are low in calories and high in nutrients. They are packed with antioxidants, which aids in post-exercise recovery.
Oranges: They are high in muscle-damage reducing vitamin C, and are sweet enough to satisfy cravings when following a diet.
Nourishing Fats –
Flaxseeds: A convenient source of fibre that promotes fullness. Great for shakes.
Avocado: Boosts your immune system and muscle tissue recovery. They also help up your intake of healthy monosaturated fat intake and reducing saturated fats. It’s also used to replace butter in sandwiches., contains more potassium than bananas and are loaded with fibre.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil: They contain a large amount of antioxidants, has a lot of health benefits i.e, it helps to promote brain health, fight cancer, prevent diabetes etc. Also maintains a healthy weight.
Seven Seas Fish Oil Capsules: They are a rich source of Vitamin A and D. It may help you in losing weight as it increases your metabolism., cause the higher your metabolic rate, the more calories you burn. An easy top-up of fat-burning Omega-3.
Protein Boosters –
Egg Whites: Low-fat alternative to whole eggs, and handy for shakes. They are rich in protein, sodium and calcium and has no saturated fats or cholesterol.
Chicken Breasts: They are high in proteins and low in calories. So eating chicken regularly can help you to lose weight. It’s a low-fat, high protein, lean-body staple.
Fish Fillets: Fish is a rich source of protein and is high in Omega-3 fatty acids. It can be an alternative to chicken with comparable lean protein levels and more flavour.
Low-Fat Yogurt: It can be a useful source of protein on a weight-loss diet. Many low-fat yoghurts have hidden sugar to compensate. They are rich in protein, calcium and vitamins.
And To Gulp –
Green Tea: Making green tea a regular part of your life can help you to feel better, lose weight and lower the risks on any chronic diseases. Each cup is loaded with metabolism-boosting compounds.
Apple Cider Vinegar : It helps you to lose weight and reduces belly fat. Dilute 1tablespoon of vinegar into a glass of water and drink it everday on an empty stomach for faster results.
Vegetable Juice: They are loaded with antioxidants, including vitamin C and E., are rich in amino acids and helps in weight loss.
Mineral Water: Water should form the majority of your fluid intake, even more if you drink caffeine. By drinking mineral water everyday you are adding an intake of calcium, magnesium and other minerals.
STOCK-UP TO SLIM DOWN: If your goal is a leaner physique and shedding a few kilos, adjust your calorie intake as follows….
So never starve yourself, just eat healthy and Stay fit….!!!!!
Your power menu for the day is ready: BREAKFAST: Chicken/Soya rollup.100 gm chicken/ 100gm soya.50gm Swiss Cheese.4 red-leaf lettuce leaves. SNACK: 100 gm cottage cheese.10 gm walnuts. LUNCH: Shrimp/ Cottage Cheese salad.8 large grilled shrimp/ 12 big cubes of cottage cheese, ¼ cup diced peeled cucumber, 2 cups of spinach, ½ cup boiled asparagus, 4tbsp...