Fruits To Eat To Lose Weight

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  • May 31, 2015
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Fruits are great source of nutrition, energy and supplies adequate amount of water to the body. Like most of the vegetables, they can be used as a part of your daily diet in order to lose body fats. Here are some fruits that can help :-

 

BERRIES : Berries are store house of many essential nutrients and they are rich in fibers. They are ideal for weight loss as they are low in calories. Higher fiber content makes berries excellent choice for weight loss. They make us feel full and thus helps us suppress the hunger appetite for long time. Vitamin A, B6, B12, C, E and K are present in good quantity. Presence of manganese makes them a great antioxidant. There are different varieties of Berries with different nutritional values. Blue Berries contains Catechins which activate fat-burning genes in abdominal fat cells that assist with belly fat loss and weight loss.

 

CANTALOUPE : Cantaloupe is sweet, delicious, and juicy with high fiber and is rich in vitamin C, potassium and carotene. Its low calorie content makes it good to fit in your diet plan. The high fiber content in fruits and vegetables prolongs digestion, thus making you feel full for longer time period. This means you can consume high amount of cantaloupe and still can keep your daily caloric intake under control and prevents you from over eating. Also, due to the presence of high amount of water in Cantaloupe, it is keeps your skin hydrated and helps keeping your skin healthy and wrinkle free and glowing.

 

APPLES : Apples are low calories, good fiber fruits with almost no fats or cholesterol in them. It contains vitamin B6, C and K along with little sodium and potassium content. Apples also have beneficial antioxidant properties. Similar to other high fiber fruits, it also makes you feel full which helps to keep you to feeling satisfied.

 

GRAPEFRUIT : According to the studies conducted, Grapefruit and its juice contains fat burning flavanoid, called Naringenin, which contributes to fat loss. Naringenin is known to balance out blood sugar levels or insulin level. Excess of insulin in blood may cause fat storage in the body. Naringenin helps prevent metabolic syndrome which prevents weight gain around the waist line. Due to presence of high fiber content, it helps to suppress the hunger appetite and thus help us lose weight.

 

PAPAYA : Papaya is another high fiber and low calorie fruit that can help you lose weight. The cells burn stored fat in our body, whenever calories intake, each day, is less than the calories your cells need to maintain functions and to fuel other activities. The high fiber and water content of papayas fill your stomach and help you stay full for long time. Papaya is a nutritional powerhouse, rich in Vitamins A, C, E, folate, potassium, lutein, folate, zeaxanthin and lycopene. Eating papaya also makes your skin healthy and beautiful.

 

Watermelon : Watermelon is low in calories with high water content. It contains around 92% water along with Vitamin A, B6, C, pantothenic acid, thiamin and lycopene. The antioxidant properties help to neutralize free radicals which are responsible for many diseases. Watermelon, like other fruits, is fat-free and high in fiber, so it makes you feel full for longer time.

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