Eat More to Lose More!
Dieters will like the sound of that! Instead of starving yourself to lose weight, science shows you need to EAT MORE … of the right foods.
These 5 superfoods will up your calorie-burn and help you lose weight!
Instead of rice, try quinoa!
Quinoa has 8g of protein and 5g of fiber per serving, which will keep you feeling fuller longer.Check out my blog post, Quinoa Two Ways for both a dinner & a breakfast idea (hint: quinoa is a great substitute for your morning oatmeal, too!)
Somewhere along the way, we were convinced that a low-fat or NO fat diet was the only way to lose weight.
Boy, was that wrong! The secret is choosing right kinds of fats, like nutrient-rich avocado. Avocados are rich in oleic acid, which may trigger your body to keep hunger pangs at bay. Stick to half of an avocado per serving.
Try this amazing Easy Guacamole Recipe
Avocados are creamy enough on their own, so no sour cream required!
Kale has two of the most powerful antioxidants: carotenoinds and flavonoids. These help expel free radicals and protect against cancer. One raw cup contains 34 calories and about 1.3g of fiber. Not a huge fan? Try throwing raw kale into soups like this Creamy Mushroom Soup with Greens and Ginger
Goji berries are becoming more well-known here in the US, but this popular Asian superfood has been around for much longer.
These tart berries are a protein source, with 18 amino acids. How many fruits can say that?
Spicy foods crank up your metabolism, so it’s no surprise that chili peppers can help you lose weight. In a study published in the journal Clinical Nutrition, researchers found that consuming a combination of capsaicin and green tea led subjects to feel less hungry and eat fewer calories. Throw a little diced chili pepper into homemade marinara sauce for an extra kick!