If you have decided that you want to go on a diet to fit into your new collection of spring clothes, the choices seem endless. You might try out drastic procedures or exhausting workout sessions, but health should always be your number one priority.
Fortunately nature has provided us with plenty of healthy foods that, if used consciously, can help you maintain your health and give you the energy you need to burn those extra kilos.
These healthy foods are very simple ones like blueberry, broccoli, garlic, nuts, tomatoes and spinach. Blueberries are especially rich in antioxidants which have a beneficent effect on the brain and the cardiovascular system.
Numerous studies have shown that some substances found in broccoli and other similar vegetables, significantly reduce the risk of breast cancer. In addition to this, broccoli is an important source of beta-carotene.
Interestingly, the very substance that is responsible for the strong smell of garlic is the one that is most valuable for our body. The smell comes from the so called allile sulphides, a substance that protects our heart and enhances our blood circulation.
Although nuts are in most cases over-salted and full of fat, they still are natural energy boosters. Nuts contain the “right kind” of fats, the key is not to eat too much of them, so try to eat just one handful of them a day, instead of a whole package.
Tomatoes are on the top of the list when it comes to antioxidants and vitamins. Boiled, fried or just in salads, tomatoes are an excellent way to prevent digestive problems.
Even though Popeye might not be an ideal marketing face anymore, his favorite food is definitely a source of very important vitamins and iron. One cup of spinach contains only 41 calories so you do not have to worry about unwanted curves on your body.
Oats can be a tasty way to fight cholesterol and regulate high blood pressure. Another advantage of oats is that they contain substances which expand in your stomach and give you a feeling of fullness so you don’t go on eating more calorie-rich food.
As we see, simple foods that are available at any grocery store, can help you maintain your health and regulate your weight.
If you also want to try some natural appetite suppressants to obtain your weight loss goals easier, try Hoodia Gordonii, the 100% natural dietary supplement extracted from a South African succulent plant.