Many of us struggle to lose weight but are not sure what should we eat that can help us get rid of those extra kilos. Does this sound like you? If yes, then continue reading to know what you should eat.
We all know that it is imperative to follow 70/30 rule for weight loss where 70 percent is what you eat and 30 percent is exercise. So, if you are planning to lose weight, your major part of focus should be on your diet. It is necessary not just for weight loss but the key to long term fitness.
Let’s have a look at some food combinations that will help you get fitter and leaner:
1. Almonds and Greek Yogurt
A perfect combination where vitamins from almonds are absorbed by body with the help of fat containing greek yogurt.
2. Green Tea and Lemon Juice
Green tea contain antioxidants that lemon /citrus juice helps to make available for your body to boost metabolism and promote weight loss.
3. Eggs and Fresh Vegetables
Eggs are fatty proteins which go well with greens and non-starchy veggies such as broccoli, radish, onion, garlic, mushrooms, cucumber, zucchini and lot more. Absorption and digestion is quicker which helps people who are trying to lose weight.
4. Salmon and Asparagus
Lean protein in salmon works best with green and non-starchy veggies such as asparagus to help people trying to lose weight.
5. Legumes and Corn
Legumes include beans, peas, chickpeas, kidney beans etc. and corn make a good pair when people are trying to shed some kilos.
6. Avocado and Spinach
Both these food items are helpful in supressing appetite. Fruits when combined with greens exit the body most quickly. Make a salad using both these ingredients and enjoy!
7. Tuna and Ginger
Tuna helps in preventing flab storage in stomach whereas ginger helps in preventing bloating. Thus, combination of both these items promotes weight loss. So, go ahead and enjoy sushi, tuna roll or salad.
8. Chicken and Red Pepper
Red pepper increases food & calorie burning rate and promotes weight loss. When it is combined with chicken, it proves to be a good and tasty dish.
TIP: Add pinch of pepper to chicken, eggs, grilled fish or meat to increase calorie burn after a meal.
9. Coffee with Cinnamon
You can ward off hunger and promote fat loss by having cinnamon flavoured coffee. Cinnamon contains antioxidants that help in reducing stomach flab and coffee is appetite suppressing so when taken together, it works wonders! For best results, have a cup of coffee paired with cinnamon in morning.
TIP: use cinnamon with hot water in morning, put in juice, shakes or cereals for best results.