7 winter foods that will help you lose weight

If your mission of “lose weight by Christmas” is in full swing, we suggest to add in the diet of these foods and spices. They will help to accelerate the process and to see the desired result.

Pear/Apple

7 winter foods that will help you lose weight

Autumn and winter in the stores, especially a lot of pears and apples, and completely different varieties —from  Antonovka to Cortland, from conference to Williams. But regardless of all pears and apples contain large amounts of pectin — a dietary fiber which suppress hunger. And in the course of this study, the researchers found the following: the participants who ate an Apple or a pear before the main meal three times a day were able to achieve good results in weight loss. This effect was achieved due to the fact that pectin has a wonderful property — not allowing the body to absorb a large number of fat cells. Still English proverb an apple a day keeps the doctor away there for a reason.

Turkey

7 winter foods that will help you lose weight

Although in our country there is no thanksgiving, at least from this popular Turkey becomes. Love her as bodybuilders and those who want to lose weight or who are tired of eating chicken. Turkey is rich in lean protein, which perfectly suppresses hunger and requires a lot of energy to digest, and therefore speeds up metabolism. If you want to lose weight, do not suggest to eat the peel — it will greatly increase your daily caloric value.

Cinnamon

7 winter foods that will help you lose weight

If you think about the main winter and Christmas fragrances, the first (if not the first, second exactly) turn all remember about the cinnamon. For some reason in the winter it would be desirable to add always and everywhere: in hot drinks, coffee, pastries, smoothies, or fruit salad. Not only that, cinnamon possesses a unique aroma and flavor and really gives a Christmas mood, a nice bonus for all would be the fact that it has a positive effect on the figure. As a result of the study revealed the following fact: cinnamon lowers blood glucose. Glucose plays almost the main role in the formation of fats — the body converts the excess of this substance in lipids. So if you follow the figure, try to add cinnamon in your meals.

Tangerine/grapefruit

7 winter foods that will help you lose weight

We have said that the grapefruit does not burn fat, as many tend to think. However, he, as Mandarin contains a lot of fiber, about the positive effects of which it is hardly necessary to speak. But if you are a beginner in the world of healthy lifestyle, we’ll cover: cellulose permanently retains a sense of satiety after a meal, speeds the process of digestion, cleanses the body of toxins and impurities and lowers “bad” cholesterol in the blood. Even the citrus fruits, is known to be rich in vitamin C, which is especially necessary in the fall and winter.

Sweet potato

7 winter foods that will help you lose weight

Sweet potatoes — sweet potatoes — while not particularly popular in Russia, although it is already found in the chain stores, but their fans had already appeared. For an unusual sweet taste hides a lot of fiber and the hormone adiponectin, which helps control blood sugar levels. Sweet potato has a lot of calcium, magnesium, potassium, and contains less starch than regular potatoes.