Ever wish eating helped you lose weight? Wish granted! We’ve got the scoop on five super foods that actually help shed kilograms – Plus easy and delicious ways to add them to your diet!
Pears are very rich in fiber (one pear packs 15% of your daily recommended amount), so they help you feel full and keep you from overeating.
Best way to work them in: Eat a pear before a meal to help curb hunger. Ditch the peeler, though; most of the fruits beneficial fiber is in the skin.
A compound in grapefruit has been found to help regulate insulin, a fat-storage hormone. It works on the principle that “Anything that helps lower insulin can help people lose weight”.Grapefruit seems to be one of those foods, thus it is a great addition to your weight-loss diet.
Best way to work them in: Peel and segment; cut into chunks and add to spinach salad. It’s also a great companion with shrimp.
Almonds are a great protein-rich snack which works well with low-carb and low-sugar diets. It can help you burn fat by keeping you feeling full in between meals without racking up too many calories as well as being a great replacement for snacks that are high in refined carbs.
Best way to work them in: They’re a great at-your-desk snack – 22 almonds add up to one serving. Another idea: chop them finely and add them to oatmeal or yogurt.
Well, to be more specific, dark chocolate. This is because dark chocolate is high in antioxidants and may help prevent the accumulation of fat cells in the body, a precursor to heart disease and obesity, according to new research.
Best way to work it in: Melt 15g of dark chocolate in the microwave for 30 seconds and spread it on half a whole wheat cracker; it’s just 98 calories.
- Navy beans
They’re loaded with resistant starch, a powerful fat burner. If you eat navy beans and other foods rich in resistant starch at just one meal a day, you’ll burn 25% more fat than you would otherwise, according to researchers at the University of Colorado.
Best way to work them in: Sauté diced onion and garlic in olive oil, add two cans of drained navy beans; puree and serve.
If you are serious about weight and struggle to lose the extra kilograms, download the free Manna Diet, read the first section of the book which explains why you might be struggling to lose weight and what to do about it. Follow the low carbohydrate Manna Diet and do your daily exercises.
However, as explained above, insulin is the fat storing hormone and you need to keep your insulin levels as low as possible to be able to lose weight. Therefore, take the Manna Blood Sugar Support Supplement with each meal to help regulate blood sugar levels and help keep insulin levels low.