Many people are striving harder to take care of their body. A lot of people make weight loss their New Year’s resolution. To get your body in gear, here are a few super foods that will boost your metabolism and help you lose weight.
While avocados are an acquired taste and in high in calories, this super food is part of hundreds of recipes that even the pickiest eaters can enjoy. Although the calorie count for an avocado is high, they make up for it by providing monounsaturated fats for the body.
Spinach is a leafy, green vegetable that is a great alternative to lettuce in a salad. If you’re not a salad person, they are great as a side dish to any meal. Consuming 1/2 a cup of spinach daily can give your metabolism the boost it needs to help you start losing weight the healthy way.
Blueberries are a fruit that you can enjoy any time of the day or night and they make great midnight snacks. Blueberries contain organic chemicals that can break down fat cells while keeping new ones from appearing.
Cinnamon is magical in its own way. It helps reduce bad cholesterol while promoting good cholesterol. You can eat cinnamon alone or use it as a healthy topping for oatmeal, apple sauce or fresh fruit.
Quinoa is often mistaken as a grain but it is a seed that is low in carbohydrates and high in protein. Quinoa contains all eight amino acids that are required for complete and proper muscle health. Quinoa can keep you fuller longer which helps curb your appetite and keeps you from consuming junk food. Junk food is foods that are high in fat and greasy.
These five foods can help you reach your target weight loss goal and help you maintain your weight loss goal throughout the year.