Staying healthy through the diet plan requires fruits so that you don’t get swept away with the small flu passing by. You need your immune system to function and the best way to keep it strong is eating a lot of fruits. But fruits are sweet right?
Being sweet isn’t necessarily wrong, what you should keep in mind is glucose levels. But what if we told you, fruits listed below may even help you lose weight faster, and clean your body along the way?
An apple a day keeps fat away. Although apples are known for low calorie-high fiber, a recent study concluded their connection with losing weight. It is that apples are more filling than other foods (three times more than a chocolate bar for example). So people who consumed an apple every day during the course of 4 years, lost 1.24 pounds (0.56 kg) per daily serving. The thing is, you should eat the whole apple, don’t juice it. And apples showed the same result whether it was eaten raw or cooked.
Have you ever seen a fat monkey? Well, probably not. But it doesn’t mean exclusively that bananas don’t make monkeys fat, there are other reasons for it. But a lot of people avoid bananas for reasons like high sugar and calories, which is wrong. Bananas are calorie-dense but they are also full of nutrients (potassium, fibers, Vitamins A, C and B6, antioxidants and so on). Their medium GI controls insulin and regulates weight, making bananas unavoidable fruit for those with diabetes. But for regular people, high-quality fruit like a banana is essential for healthy weight loss.
This fruit is new on the market and is gaining popularity rapidly. And there is a good reason for it. This pumpkin like fruit from Indonesia contains Hydroxycitric acids, which works as an appetite suppressant, and it also prohibits the production of new fat in your organism. So if you have a well-balanced diet and exercise regularly, losing weight with garcinia cambogia is the right option for you.
Avocados are in many ways similar to bananas. 100 grams of Avocado contains 160 calories, 20% Vitamin K and 20% Folate. Some studies suggest that eating avocados increases fullness improves cholesterol levels, and decreases appetite. A smart choice to put on bread instead of eating bread with butter or margarine.
Probably the most anticipated summer fruit during winter days. Melons, especially watermelons may be the perfect fruit for losing weight. 150 grams contain only around 50 calories, and it is high in water and rich in vitamin C, fiber, antioxidants, potassium, beta-carotene etc. Proven to be the best fruit for shedding extra pounds, and can be eaten any way you want. Probably the smoothie would be the best option in summer.
Not to make this list longer than it should be, we’ve put all of the stone fruits in one. In this category, peaches, plums, cherries, apricots, or any fleshy fruit with a stone inside belongs in it. They are all low in GI and calories, but rich in vitamins. They could be eaten in any way and could be eaten as a snack for its low-calorie property.
And its two best fruits, oranges and grapes, if eaten whole, are the best fruits for weight loss. One orange is four times more filling than a croissant. This is an amazing fact since most of the people consume it as a juice (liquid form doesn’t have the ‘’filling’’ effect). One grape provides 67% of your daily vitamin C intake.
By this, we mean every berries (strawberry, raspberry, blueberry…). Probably the most popular fruits in smoothies, and best consumed and absorbed if juiced, these tiny bush-growing colorful fruits contain butyrate, a fatty acid that helps weight loss and for cleaning your body. Berries are also rich in Vitamin C and Fiber.
Richest Vitamin C fruit (225%), also containing vitamin A, magnesium, potassium… These things alone speak for itself, papaya is a powerful antioxidant. It also has an enzyme named after the fruit, Papain. This enzyme is good for digestion. Papaya is also considered to be a prevent for mouth and lung cancer, as well as its properties to ward of muscular degeneration.
Low in calories but high in carbohydrate (keep that in mind if you plan a low-carb diet). This fruit does it’s best for satiety, and the best thing about it is that it is cheap, and can be eaten in a lots of ways. As every fruit mentioned above, it is high in vitamin C, but its properties help fight inflammation, keep your bones happy, and improve eyesight!