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Eat To Lose Weight - Foods That Help To Lower Your Weight

Updated on February 21, 2015

Eating and weight loss - Possible?

Sounds tricky and too good to be true!

Yes, there are some foods which can actually help you to shed those extra pounds! Losing weight is not always about starving and depriving oneself. A recent study has revealed that certain foods, if included in the diet on a regular basis, can actually help in weight loss. If dieting has always been a problem, here is a good solution to get back into your weight loss routine. Try these out!

Have An Egg Everyday

Eggs Can Help To Lose Weight
Eggs Can Help To Lose Weight | Source

Eggs

You must have heard that eating egg whites is the way to lose those extra pounds! Well, that a myth! Eggs taste good when you have the yolk too - have it whole and do not deprive yourself. Yolk is rich in proteins which helps in release of a hormone which is closely associated with fat burning, especially belly fat. Egg yolk is rich in vitamin E, which means you are going to be full for a longer time. Your food cravings are reduced, so you are assured of lesser calories intake through in between snacks munching. So, go ahead and have eggs!

Parmesan Cheese

Yes, you read it right! Your favorite cheese is not that bad! Have a brick of Parmesan cheese everyday and you will be doing your bit towards weight loss! Use grated Parmesan cheese on whole grain crackers and you have a yummy snack ready. It is the best in flavors, good for your bone health, tastes good and helps you to lose weight too.

Another Reason To Have Your Favorite Cheese

Parmesan Cheese
Parmesan Cheese | Source

Quinoa

A popular gluten-free grain made in huge quantities which can be kept in the fridge for at least 5 days. It can be had for breakfast, as midday salad and also with fresh vegetables. Quinoa is healthier than a bowl of white rice, which is equivalent to having sugar. Quinoa can be had instead of rice; it's a good source of proteins and amino acid.

Flaxseeds

Including flax seeds in the diet on a regular basis is a good way to lose weight. Flax seeds are rich in omega-3 fats. They help in lowering cholesterol too. A bowl of trail-mix with flax-seed keeps you full for longer duration of time, offers vitamin E and antioxidants which keeps one going even after a long session of workout. Vitamin B present in flax seeds help in converting proteins and carbohydrates into energy. Magnesium present in flax seeds relaxes the muscles and reduces cramps.

Flax Seeds For Weight Loss
Flax Seeds For Weight Loss | Source

Trouts

Loaded with plenty of health benefits, trouts are rich in omega 3s, which help in reducing all kinds of inflammation, help in lowering risks associated with cardiovascular diseases and also help in reducing workout related sores. Two servings of the trout fillet gives you a small dose of calcium and the recommended omega 3 fatty acids. Workout is easy which is your way to weight loss.

Salsa

Having salsa without its usual partners ( margaritas and tortilla chips) is a good way to lose weight. This is low calorie substitute of many dips. It can be served with a generous serving of hummus instead of layering it with calorie rich dips. Salsa tastes good when served with other toppings like lettuce or olives which are all good for health.

Deliciously Baked Trout

Baked Trout
Baked Trout | Source

Hummus and Veggies

Hummus is protein-rich which helps in fighting pangs of hunger and helps in balancing blood sugar levels.Hummus helps in boosting energy and helping in longer workouts. A simple hummus recipe made with virgin olive oil, bit of sea salt and a bit of ground with a splash of lemon juice for added flavors tastes really wonderful. It can be had at any time of the day.

Hummus And Vegetables

Delicious Hummus With Vegetables
Delicious Hummus With Vegetables | Source

Yogurt

A super food known for its belly flattening ability. Yogurt is richly loaded with probiotics. This is a popular bacteria which helps in reducing the quantity of fat absorbed in the body. This means a bowl of yogurt can help in reducing fat absorption in your body. Remember, you should not be using any artificial sweeteners.

People have actually lost a lot of weight just by eating a few things and abstaining from some. If you are really keen to lose weight, cut out alcoholic drinks, junk food and sugary items from your life. Please close attention to how much sodium you are taking and you will be able to successfully lose weight.

Check out the video below to find out more about foods which help in weight loss!

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