It’s the New Year, the time for making new year resolutions – and diet plans.
The holidays are over, and whether you like it or not, it’s time to snap back to reality. And, when we say getting back to reality, we meant getting back in shape.
Welcoming the New Year with Joy (Plus Extra Weight)
Holidays are the best excuse to indulge in sweets and festive meals. It is no surprising why most of us ended the previous year with a bang – and extra weight.
Want to lose the extra kilos you earned after the holidays? Listed below are 10 of the best foods you can add in your diet to help you lose weight and achieve your #BodyGoals for 2018:
Great as addition to your smoothie or sprinkled on your cereal for a hearty breakfast. Flaxseeds are rich in fiber which can easily fill you up and help curb your appetite. It is also high in omega-3 fatty acids which is good for your cardiovascular health.
Try pan-fried sardines mixed with chickpeas, parsley and lemon. Sardines are great source of omega-3 and 6. They are also one of the best sources of protein and calcium.
Drinking 2 to 3 cups of green tea a day can aid in weight loss. Green tea is packed with antioxidants and may help in boosting your metabolism and aid in burning fats faster.
Apples are rich in dietary fiber to give you that feeling of fullness. It is also loaded with antioxidants as well as Vitamin C, B6 and Potassium.
Great for your salad or simply when eaten by itself. Avocados are considered one of the best foods that you can add in your diet plan. They are rich in essential fatty acids and phytonutrients such as iron, vitamin C and E. Eating avocados can also keep you full longer, so you avoid eating extra calories.
One of the most nutritious cruciferous vegetable, broccoli contains low calorie-content but is big on fiber and phytonutrients that may help fight against cancer.
Grapefruits are rich in fiber which as we all know is good for aiding in weight loss. It contains the essential fat-burning enzymes to help you get rid of the excess fat. It also has high water content to fill you up and reduce your appetite.
Oatmeal makes a hearty and weight-friendly breakfast. it is packed with soluble fiber which gives the feeling of satiety and prolongs hunger. It is also good for your heart and contains protein, iron and calcium.
A great snack alternative, pomegranates have a high dose of fiber and folate. It is also rich in antioxidants that’s good for your skin and strengthen your immune defense.
A fantastic addition to salad, cucumbers are great weight loss foods. It is a natural diuretic and a good source of potassium, vitamin C, K, and A as well as magnesium. Cucumber juice are great for detox, cleansing and aid in weight loss.