Every year, millions of Americans spend crazy amounts of cash on diet pills and products that claim to slim you down. If you're ready to rock a great summer body, take a different approach while grocery shopping and try these healthy foods that promote weight loss!
A simple and easy ingredient for anyone planning on shedding some extra pounds. Eggs have tons of protein which will keep you fuller for longer! Other research has shown that protein may prevent spikes in blood sugar which can cause food cravings.
A obvious choice. But don't be fooled by sugary dressings or deep fried chicken strips. Try a large salad without the dressing sans processed or fried poultry/meat. Experts say its the volume of the salad that will tell you brain you're fuller sooner. It was also found that people who ate salad on a daily basis, had more levels of vitamins C and E.
Looking for a great way to speed up metabolism? Green Tea is a healthy way to lose weight because of the antioxidants called catechins in the tea.
In 2006, a study found that eating half a grapefruit before every meal or a serving of the juice helped people lose over three pounds over the course of 12 weeks! The phytochemicals in the fruit reduce insulin levels which helps your body to convert cal's into energy instead of fat.
These native berries to Mongolia, Tibet and China are proven to help control blood sugar and curb your appetite. They're high in fiber and and also have nutrients that help your body convert food into energy instead of flab! You can find goji berries at Nuts.com.
Researchers at Louisiana State University found that it can help you lose the weight! The secret ingredient in the tofu is the protein, which fills your stomach and controls your appetite.
A bowl of your mom's chicken soup can do more than warm your heart! Researchers at Purdue University have found that the brain perceives this food as filling. Choose low sodium soups free of preservatives and MSG.
Sprinkle some cinnamon on whole wheat toast or some oatmeal for that sweet fix during the day! A little cinnamon added to your meal was found to control insulin spikes which make you feel hungry.
It has been found that people who choose to munch on nuts tend to be skinner than those who don't. Why? Because people who add around 500 calories worth of nuts to their diet consume less during meals.
This low-calorie fruit is a great snack as well as a great source of fiber and antioxidants.