Now-a-days with the busy lifestyle and irregular eating habits more and more people are getting prone to weight gain which subsequently results in getting into the grip of one disease or the other. Weight losing spree has become quite cliché but is the crying need of the hour too. And when we talk about shedding that extra ounce from the body, fruits can be an excellent source and can be of great help. They provide you with energy as well as nutrition and on top of that they keep you hydrated as well. Now you can apply the mantra “Eat more and reduce weight” because adding some essential fruits in your diet will only help you get in shape as much as you have them. Thus, bring in fruits to your diet as it will be beneficial for your health and will take care of your weight too.
We will now look into some of the fruits which can help in weight loss:
Avocado is rich in Omega 9 fatty acids also found in olive oil and it converts the fat present in the body into energy. This is the reason how this fruit proves to be magical and helps in weight loss. The best part about this fruit is that it helps you to have control on your hunger for some time. If you take half avocado every day, you will see that the excess fat in your bellies and thighs will reduce in few months. Not only this, the fiber and protein rich fruit will help you stay energetic and lively.
Researches and studies conducted on grapefruit clearly indicate that grapefruit can be considered to be a super food when it comes to weight loss. Grapefruit is advantageous as it has some chemical properties that helps in bringing down the insulin level of a person (which increases weight) and enhances the weight loss process. Moreover, it is rich in water content and will make the person feel full for some time. You can add grapefruit juice in your daily diet and see change in you in merely few weeks.
Strawberries are considered to have very few calories in them and help a great deal in weight loss. It has a lot of fiber in it which will make your stomach full. Rich in Vitamin C, strawberry can also help you satiate hunger and your urge to have extra calories. The vitamin, potassium and manganese content in strawberries will help you a great deal in providing you with sufficient energy so that you can burn extra calories.
Orange acts as a brilliant source to reduce weight. It is advisable to have orange rather than orange juice as it helps to keep track of your calorie content. Moreover, this fruit has no extra sugar that will get accumulated in your body in the form of a fat. It will help in increasing your metabolism and will keep you hydrated as well. So, now when you are going out in a hot summer day, do keep an orange with you.
You can eat this fruit raw as well as cook it. The best part about it is that it is fibrous, fleshy and will fill up your stomach without you adding on weight. The fruit is rich in Vitamin A and Vitamin C and along with it has an enzyme called ‘papain’ which does not let the food stay in your stomach for long duration. It breaks down into energy and speeds up your metabolism. Thus, papaya can be considered to be a great fruit when it comes to weight loss.
Coconut is a great fruit to be consumed for weight loss as it does not get stored in the body as fat; rather it gets turns into energy and prepares the body by providing it energy so that it can burn more and more calories. Easily digestible and rich in Vitamin A, D and E, it is prescribed by many dieticians. Include a coconut or coconut oil in your diet and you will be amazed to see change in you.
So, what are you waiting for? The answer to all your diet related questions are right in front of you. If you are really serious about reducing your belly fat and getting into good shape, include the above mentioned fruits in your diet and you will soon own a figure people around you will be jealous of.
This post was last modified on March 23, 2015 3:14 pm