10 SUPER FOODS TO A SLIMMER NEW YOU

Ever wondered why you’re running 5 kilometres on the treadmill a day or starving yourself to death but still unable to shed off those unwanted pounds?

Without the right kind of foods in your diet, the chances of obtaining the perfect physique are almost near impossible. As much as exercise is needed, a proper diet is also an essential component to successfully getting in shape. To make things a whole lot easier, here are some foods that actually ‘help’ you lose weight just by eating them!

Eggs

Skip your cereal and pancakes for a pair of yolks as these proteins help you feel fuller throughout the day. A study on 30 overweight women found that those who ate two scrambled eggs (with two slices of toast and a reduced-calorie fruit spread) consumed less for the next 36 hours than women who had breakfast of equal calories but without eggs.

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Brown Rice

Losing weight and maintaining good health do not always go hand in hand. Here comes brown rice – the ultimate all good grain! Not only does the high fibre content of these nutritious grains keep you full for a much more longer period of time, but  also packed with large amounts of vitamin B6, manganese, phosphorus, iron and other solid nutrients.

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Apples

An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, but it certainly keeps the fat at bay. Containing a fibre called pectin, eating apples reduce the absorption of fat and calories in your body. Pectin, like most fibres also absorb water to fill you up and cut those sinfully sweet cravings. Eat an apple 30 minutes before a meal to supress your appetite and create a fat-greeting committee in your stomach.

Slice your apples and other fruits cleanly and precisely with this sharp stainless steel knife. Snack on fruits at work, at home, or at any time of the day. 

Chilli

Be brave and spice up your meals with loads of chilli as this sensational spice spikes up your metabolism with its capsaicin compound, causing a thermo genic effect that causes the body to burn extra calories for 20 minutes after you consume chilli.

Make chilli a part of your diet today by adding these spicy surprises to your main dishes. To preserve the aroma and flavour of chillies, simply pound them with this Pestle & Mortar by Black Stone.

Oats

Water-soluble based fibre in whole oats and oat bran help to flush out fat before your body begins to digest it. The water soluble fibre becomes a thick, viscous fluid in your stomach that also slows digestion and prolongs the release of blood sugar into your bloodstream so you stay full longer.

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Beef

Surprising but true, beef can actually help you to peel off the pounds. The high protein content in beef helps you gain muscle and increase your metabolism, which will, in turn, help you burn more fat and lose weight. Additionally, this red meat helps you feel fuller for a longer period of time.

The best and healthiest option for cooking your steak is grilling as it cuts out a good amount of the fat in the meat. Prepare a stunning grilled BBQ steak with this value for money Grill from XMA.

 Yogurt

According to research, adding yogurt to your diet has proven to rev up your body’s fat-burning engines, speed weight loss, and trim your tummy. A research from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville discovered that people who ate 18 ounces of yogurt a day in conjunction with cutting their total calories, lost 22 % more weight and 81% more belly fat than dieters who skipped eating yogurt.

Add yogurt to your daily diet easily by blending with fruits and honey to make a super smoothie every morning. Takada’s 350 Blender lets you now blend and drink on the go due to its easy-to-open drink spout

Lentils

Lentils are a bona fide belly flattener. They are soluble fibres and high in protein - two powerful combinations that can quickly stabilize blood sugar or insulin levels. Insulin spikes cause your body to produce excess fat, especially in the abdominal area.

Bring out the chef in you by firing up the stove and cook some yummy lentil soup or lentil curry (dhal) with the use of a durable hotpot.

Pasta

If you’re ultimately craving for carbos, don’t hesitate to go Italiano and eat pasta. Pasta has unjustly suffered from a fattening image, but in truth – pasta if eaten in controlled quantities, has enough fibre content to satisfy your most ferocious hunger and keep you from grabbing those more fattening foods when your will power is at its weakest.

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Fish       

Fish like salmon, tuna, and sardines make your body react more effectively with the fat-burning hormone called Leptin – which means ‘thin’ in Greek . Leptin suppresses your appetite and determines whether you store the calories you eat as fat or if you burn the calories you eat for energy.

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