If you are like many people who wish and hope that you could lose a little weight, but can't seem to wrap your brain around the fact that you're going to have to change the way you eat—
Congratulations, you’re normal!
Voluntarily giving up fatty foods (a staple of your diet), is an important decision that most people are not willing—or able—to make. But guess what? You don’t have to sacrifice good taste to the god of weight loss.
Here are some power foods that encourage weight loss:
A wonderful breakfast food, it’s high in fiber, low in calories, and is very filling. You can put a variety of flavorings on the oatmeal from butter to honey, as long as it is in moderation. Overdoing anything will be bad for you.
Lettuce and Other Leafy Greens
A great source of fiber and other essential nutrients. Stay away from iceberg lettuce, though, as it has almost no nutritional value. Green leaf, red leaf, and romaine lettuce are good options as well as spinach, kale and Swiss chard for iron sources.
Olive Oil or Natural Nut Oils
You don't have to give up many of your favorite foods if you cook them using and reduce your portion sizes. Using non-saturated fats can help reduce cravings for other fatty foods, as well as adding a different flavor to an already favorite dish.
Fish provides essential Omega-3 fatty acids. These acids promote superior brain development and mood stabilization.
Beans provide lots of fiber, protein, and help to stabilize blood sugar levels. Many vegetarians use beans as a replacement for meat. You can even mix beans and lean ground beef to make a heart-healthy and fat-conscious taco or burrito filling.
Mixing these healthy foods with moderate amounts of your favorites will give you a healthy and enjoyable diet that yields results. You can even go a step further and use natural flavorings and spices to add zest to your food.
Your favorite taco seasoning, for instance, will have a list of unpronounceable ingredients. Most—if not all—of these don’t grow on their own and are mainly there as a preservative. If you just use the spices that are in it, you can make it better and healthier. The extra effort may even make cooking enjoyable as you craft and perfect your recipes.
Let's face it! Going and staying on a weight loss diet is hard work any way you look at it. But you don't have to pound (pun intended!) yourself into the ground with a restrictive diet.
Simply spicing up your "diet power foods" with all natural spices, and reducing the portion sizes of your favorite foods will take away some of the hardest aspects of dieting.
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