Obesity increases the risk of suffering from heart problems and cerebrovascular accidents; that’s why many people want to lose weight, eliminate extra pounds. The reduction of calories is essential to lose weight and you need to choose the most suitable foods for your diet to be effective. Some foods help to accelerate weight loss, find out in this article.
The cucumber has vitamin A, C and K and minerals like magnesium, calcium, manganese, phosphorus, copper, iron and zinc. It is ideal in a slimming diet, as it is rich in fiber and very low in fat and, above all, helps to reduce the hips. Add it to your salads or eat it with salt and olive oil.
Cucumber juice is ideal for losing weight due to its large water content; moreover, it provides the necessary hectoliters, restores the hydration of the cells of the body and guarantees a feeling of fullness for a long time. Cucumber juice can also often be used to cleanse the body, drink it alone or with other vegetables.
Celery helps to lower cholesterol and is used as an appetite suppressant, since it is very low in calories but rich in fiber. Celery juice is an excellent anti-inflammatory and is great for helping to detoxify the body, has a diuretic effect, and therefore helps to eliminate fluids and toxins, and promotes intestinal transit.
Prepare a pot with four liters of water and add a bunch of celery, two large apples and two large onions. Let it all boil until all the ingredients are soft. Drain the liquid and keep it in the fridge. Drink a cup of broth half an hour before each main meal, adding the juice of half a lemon each time. Take it three times a day. You can drink this broth until you feel like it. It is disinfammatory and helps to lose excess fluids. You will begin to see the first results after a week.
Oats are an excellent source of vitamin B1, selenium, manganese, iron, phosphorus and tryptophan; it also contains low-fat proteins. Soluble oat fibers help you lose weight, because they give a feeling of fullness for a long time. At breakfast try to eat oats accompanied by vegetable milk or skimmed yogurt or kefir.
Lemon juice is a rich source of vitamin C, which increases liver activity, fat metabolism and glutathione levels (a powerful antioxidant). All this allows you to lose weight and detoxify the body more effectively. It must also be emphasized that lemon is a strong diuretic. It is very useful to drink lemon juice with lukewarm water: it will help you clean the intestine, as well as facilitate diuresis and weight loss.