Weight Loss Hack #12 Eat Plenty fruit and Veg
Fruit and veg are a great way to help keep hunger away and improve your health at the same time .
As they are lower in calories, fat and high in fibre – 3 essential ingredients for successful weight loss. They also contain plenty of vitamins and minerals.
There are many health benefits from add fruit and vegetables into your diet.
A diet rich in vegetables and fruits can lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, prevent some types of cancer, lower risk of eye and digestive problems. They also have a positive effect upon blood sugar, which can help keep appetite in check.
Although all fruits and vegetables are likely to help with the health benefits mentioned above . Adding the green leafy vegetables, such as lettuce, spinach, Swiss chard, and mustard greens, are mostly associated with helping heart disease.
Cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, sprouts and kale are great for the digestive system. They are very low in calories, contain some protein and full of fibre . This helps bump your protein intake and the fibre helps keep you fuller for longer, making it less likely to reach for the snacks.
Citrus fruits are rich in multiple nutrients such as vitamin C, flavonoids, and fiber which help reduce inflammation, improve gastrointestinal function and health, and play an important role in preventing conditions like diabetes, cancer, neurological disease.
Get those fruits and veg to help with weight loss and get some health benefits at the same time.