Monthly Archives: October 2008

Losing Weight Foods

There are foods that make you lose weight and of course there are foods which make you put on weight. So which are the best losing weight foods and which foods should you avoid if you are trying to lose weight safely?

The bad news is that there are no strict set of rules governing which exact foods to eat for weight loss. The good news is that there are a wide variety of possible foods that you can incorporate into a slimming diet. Even better news is that it’s easy to determine the types of foods to avoid (you probably already know what they are though!).

Many foods make you want more. They induce cravings. Sugar based foods is obviously a big culprit here, hence why chocolate is considered to be public enemy number one. The truth is, you can eat chocolate in moderation and not put on weight. Eating it in moderation is the difficult part for most people, hence its link to weight gain.

So which foods should you eat if you want to lose weight?

Try blueberries. Not only are they delicious but they also contain high amounts of antioxidants which are excellent for your overall health. Broccoli is another of the great losing weight foods. It fills you up and is also full of vitamins.

Grapefruits are ideal for weight loss. It has even been scientifically proven that it’s possible to lose weight if you eat half a grapefruit before a meal.

Fish is extremely filling, packed with protein and essential oils. So it’s little wonder that sardines are high on the losing weight foods list. Protein helps to stabilize the blood sugar level which assists with cravings. Sardines are also affordable and can be used in a wide variety of recipes.

Of course, all vegetables are ideal for weight loss as they are healthy and filling. However pumpkin seems to stand out as one of the major losing weight foods. It has a ton of fiber and very few calories. Besides all that, it’s also delicious!

You’ve probably heard about green tea and weight loss. It’s pretty much fact now that green tea is a slimming miracle. It boosts metabolism, lowers stress, promotes heart health and helps with digestion.

Losing weight foods are everywhere, you just need to incorporate them into your diet in place of some of the other non-essential and non-beneficial foods you may be eating.