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Weight Loss with Power Foods

  1. Mushrooms – They boost the immune system and help to fight various types of infections. Mainly they are staple food in weight loss program as they are fat free and are low in calories. They also enhance flavor of a variety of foods.
  2. Grapefruit – They are high in fiber and low in calories and can be a great addition to weight loss program. However, people who are taking cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins should consult their doctor before eating grapefruit.
  3. Pizza – Pizzas containing tomato sauce can reduce risk of heart disease and certain forms of cancer. Pizza is also more filling than other foods and satisfies your appetite earlier.
    A pizza with little cheese and extra tomato sauce is an excellent way to lose weight and improve health.
  4. Olive Oil and Olives – They contain heart healthy monounsaturated fats that satisfy body’s craving for high-refined sugars and reduces appetite. And so only fewer calories are consumed.
  5. Onion and Garlic – These vegetables break down fat in the intestinal tract and prevent their absorption into the body. As a result less fat is stored in the fat cells and hence there is no weight gain. Onions prevent stickiness of the blood and garlic inactivate-viruses that cause respiratory and intestinal illnesses.
  6. Fish – They are ideal for weight loss because they are high in protein, low in fat and calories. The high protein content increases the basal metabolic rate and so more fat is burnt, and weight loss becomes quick and easy. Eating healthy fish 3 times a week helps dieters to lose weight easily and permanently.

Submitted on January 16, 2014