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Foods to Eat when Trying to Loss Weight
Leafy Greens-Including kale, spinach, collards, swiss chards and a few others. They are low in both calories and carbohydrates, but loaded with fiber. They are nutritious and high in all sorts of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, including calcium, shown to aid fat burning in some studies.
Fish-Salmon, Mackerel, trout, tuna, sardines, herring and other types of oily fish are satisfying, keeping you full for many hours and are loaded with high quality protein, healthy fats and contains all sorts of important nutrients.
Root Vegetables– Boiled white potatoes, Sweet potatoes, turnips and other root vegetables are the perfect food, both for weight loss and optimal health, they contain numerous nutrients including potassium, a nutrient that most people don’t get enough of and plays an important role in blood pressure control. They make you feel full and therefore eat less of other foods instead.
Soups-They contain a significant amount of water, including vegetables and fruits. Eating the same food, except made in a soup instead of as solid food, makes people feel more satiated and eat significantly fewer calories.
Nuts– A excellent snack, containing balanced amounts of protein, fiber and healthy fats. Go easy as they are still high in calories.
Foods to Avoid When Trying to Lose Weight
The foods you eat can have a major effect on your weight.
Some foods, like full-fat yogurt, coconut oil and eggs, help with weight loss. Other foods, especially processed and refined products, can make you gain weight. Here are 11 foods to avoid when you’re trying to lose weight.
White Bread-It is highly refined and often contains a lot of added sugar. It is high on the glycemic index and can spike your blood sugar levels.
Candy Bars-The are extremely unhealthy. They pack a lot of added sugar, added oils and refined flour into a small package. Candy bars are high in calories and low in nutrients. An average-sized candy bar covered in chocolate can contain around 200–300 calories, and extra-large bars may contain even more.
Ice Cream-Is incredibly delicious, but unhealthy. It is high in calories, and most types are loaded with sugar. A small portion of ice cream is fine now and then, but the problem is it’s easy to consume massive amounts in one sitting.
Mental Blocks Stopping your Weight Loss Efforts
Healthy Mindset-The trigger that makes you realize you don’t lose weight through a diet, but through a lifestyle change, is different for everyone. Drastic dieting can be a vicious cycle that leaves people angry, depressed, frustrated, and finally just giving up. But if you learn a healthy way to approach weight loss, both mentally and physically, you can find long term success.
Supplements that aid in Weight Loss
These supplements work in one or more ways:
Reduce appetite, making you feel full so that you eat fewer calories.
Reduce absorption of nutrients like fat, making you take in fewer calories.
Increase fat burning, making you burn more calories.
Green Coffee Bean Extract
Green Tea Extract
~Exercise in short bursts 30 to 60 seconds followed by 1 minute recovery period.
~Eat Breakfast for a Fast Metabolism-Eat within 30-60 minutes after waking up.