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Foods Which Help In Weight Loss

Posted by sandhyaravii on May 25, 2012

Flax Seeds

This wonder food contains omega-3 essential fatty acid, lignans, and fibers, which are essential to clean the body system, through the cleansing of harmful lipids. This, in turn, removes bad fats from the body and helps you lose weight. Flax seeds can also help increase the body’s metabolism, thus making weight loss easier. However, the body cannot digest the particular food item in seed form; you need to incorporate grounded flax seeds in your diet.

Green Tea

Studies show that green tea has much more powerful antioxidants than vitamin C and more than twenty times antioxidants, as compared to vitamin E. Having a cup of green tea every morning will help increase your body’s metabolism. It will also reduce the craving for food. In short, a cup of green tea is full of magical properties that aid weight loss.


“An apple a day keeps the fat away.” This is the new adage doing the rounds today. Apples contain pectin, which can assist weight loss. The fruit is low in calories and fat, while being high in fibers, which means that it helps fill the stomach quickly. In short, regular consumption of apples increases vitality; helps burn extra fat and speeds up the weight loss process.


Soybeans are helpful in reducing hunger cravings and increasing energy levels. Because they are digested as well as absorbed by the body slowly, they tend to fill the stomach more rapidly. They comprise of a complete protein and very low carb food. Incorporating soybeans in your diet will help you lose weight efficiently.

Oats And Barley

These whole grains are loaded with fibers, which give you energy and enhance the metabolism. In addition, they give a filling deception to the stomach, thus urging you to eat less. The best way to incorporate oats and barley in your diet is to include them in your breakfast, as it is the most important meal of the day.


Grapefruits are low in calories and sodium, but high in fat burning enzymes. Thus, they support the body in losing extra weight. A grapefruit has high water content and helps flush out the toxins. It also helps increase your body’s metabolism.

Walnuts & Apricots

Walnuts and apricots are high in omega-3 fatty acid and regarded as super metabolic food items too. Therefore, you should integrate moderate amount of walnuts and apricots in your diet, along with regular exercise, to lose weight quickly.


Bananas are among the best fruits, when it comes to losing weight. They are low in calories, high in water content, and full of nutrients, which can help you lose weight. The fruit is easily available, cheap and can be consumed in various forms. You can have a banana split, smoothie, or simply consume it by peeling is outer cover.


Low in calories and full of nutrients, broccoli is one of the must-haves for any dieter. Toss it in your salad or cook it – whatever way you choose, it will surely help you in losing the extra fat. Broccoli will also help in cleansing the body and getting rid of constipation. In short, it will help you gain an overall healthy body.


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