9 Food Combinations That Helps Weight Loss & Makes You Fitter - The Fitness Cafe

December 5, 20178000

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.

 

Related: 9 Common Food Combinations You Shouldn’t Eat Together

 

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.


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