Okay so, many of you have tried and tried and just can’t seem to get weight off, or to keep it off….I have been right there with you. It is possible to eat and lose weight. This is essentially why food is so important. Making these best foods for weight loss apart of your new lifestyle will give you the results you are looking for! There are delicious, healthy foods to lose weight out there that some of you may not even be aware of. And that is exactly why I want to share with you some of the best foods to eat to lose weight!

Our Bodies need NUTRIENTS fruit tray

Carbohydrates – are considered simple and complex fuels for our muscles and brains and can be found in breads, pastas, cereals , even fruits and vegetables.

Protein– is important for a healthy immune system, building and repairing red blood cells, hair, tissues and hormones. Found mainly in meat, fish, eggs, beans, nuts and seeds.

Vitamins and Minerals– these are involved in many functions of our bodies. These include Vitamins A, B complex, C, D, E, and K.   Minerals such as Calcium and Magnesium are needed for bones, blood and oxygen.

Water– is vital, our bodies are made up of 60-70% water naturally and water plays a big role in carrying the nutrients through our body!

SUPER FOODS are what you want!

Super foods are packed with nutrients and will make you feel like a new person! These include:

Good sources of Protein and Omega 3’s – salmon and asparagus

  • Eggs
  • Salmon
  • Tuna
  • Turkey
  • Chicken

Super Vegetables packed with vitamins and mineralsVegetables

  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Asparagus
  • broccoli and broccoli sprouts
  • collard greens
  • mustard greens
  • Avocados
  • Spinach
  • Cauliflower
  • Edamame
  • Sweet Potatoes

FruitsSeeds and Fruits

  • Strawberries
  • Kiwi
  • Bananas
  • Dried Cherries
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Grapes
  • Pineapple

Good CarbsAlmonds

  • Nuts (almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, etc)
  • Legumes (lentils, black beans, peas, etc)
  • Seeds (sunflower seeds, flax seeds, wheat germ)
  • Whole Grains (pure oats, brown rice, bran flakes, has to be truly whole grain)
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Peanut Butter
  • Bleach Free Bread ( Breads with nuts in them, Oatmeal Breads, Gain Breads)Good Bread

 

Making Life Changes

Do you like any of these foods? Do they sound good? There are tons of recipes that could change your mind! A lot of people find “vegetable” to be a scary word, right? Well, explore the flavors and recipes!

This is a process, I understand, but once you find that these foods are really good for you and may taste way different than you expected…changes will come and the process of changing your life will begin!

Let me know what you think or if you have a question about a recipe or anything, just let me know!! I would love to hear from you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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