During the winter, we may have accumulated a few pounds too much, in places where we should not, and also the spring did not help us to get rid of it. We reveal how you can help yourself with the proper selection of food.
This is a nutrient that helps the body to burn fat, because the body’s consumes the most energy (in calories) to metabolize it. If you want to gradually melt fatty deposits that have accumulated around the waist, start eating lean protein such as chicken and turkey meat, egg whites, fish and occasionally lean red meat. Apple cider vinegar, cabbage, broccoli, pepper, cinnamon, mustard and chili are also effective component on the menu.
Foods with a low glycemic index
Glycemic index (GI) indicates how quickly food is converted into blood sugar. The higher it is, more insulin we get in the blood, therefore, excess fat begins to accumulate around waist. High GI ranges above 70, the middle between 55 and 70, low of 55. Food with a high GI includes the French bread, baked potatoes and French fries, savory biscuits, white bread, soft drinks, and all processed and fast food. Include in the diet as many foods with a low or medium-GI, which includes lots of fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
Food that moisturizes
Dehydration of the body can cause many health problems such as irregular bowel movement, fatigue, aching joints, dry skin and an inability to lose the extra pounds. For body to function properly needs a sufficient quantity of water, but if you would like a more efficient digestion, to lose excess pounds and get flattened stomach, you have to drink at least eight glasses of water per day. If this is too hard for you, place food in diet, rich in water, such as melons, watermelons, grapefruit, broccoli, cauliflower, lettuce, spinach, cabbage and clear soup. Water can be made more pleasant to add into it slices of lemon, orange or cucumber. Do not drink it too cold.
It is often heard, that you are healthy as much as your intestines are healthy. In other words, for your health it is important, what you eat, metabolize and excrete. Foods rich in fiber, such as whole wheat bread, apples, oat bran, ground flax seeds and vegetables in particular, is full of soluble and insoluble fiber. Has a beneficial effect on improving digestion and helps to control weight, it gives long-lasting feeling of satiety, which is not due to crave for food. On average, women should consume 25 grams of fiber per day, men’s ideal rate is 30 grams. Into the diet try to include brown rice and quinoa.