Attached are the main SUPERFOODS that we should be eating for weight control and weight Loss!
ALTHOUGH WE DON'T NEED TO EAT EVERYONE DAILY, WE SHOULD TRY TO FIT THEM INTO OUR WEEKLY MENU !
Avocado contains a unique sugar called Mannoheptulose that has been shown to improve sugar metabolism. Avocado is rich in monounsaturated fats which have been shown to have positive effects on weight and health. Avocado has been shown to have cancer protective properties,
Egg whites are very beneficial for weight loss. Studies have shown eating egg whites promote an extremely low insulin response and release of the hormone glucagon, which triggers fat burning. The long digestion time of egg whites promotes increased gastric action and energy expenditure.
EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL:
Extra virgin olive oil exerts numerous benefits on health and weight management. Extra virgin olive oil has been shown to burn belly fat and increase the rate of fat oxidation. Extra Virgin Olive Oil is one of the best sources of monounsaturated fats. It has been shown to reduce inflammation and aid healthy blood sugar metabolism.
Regular cod consumption has been demonstrated to induce weight loss. Dietary cod has also been shown to improve insulin resistance and reduce C-reactive protein.
Boiled artichoke has been shown to improve post meal blood sugar function. Artichoke has also been shown to reduce cholesterol and compounds from artichoke have been shown to reduce the symptoms of IBS syndrome. In rats, artichokes have been shown to reverse age related decline in motor function.
Pine nuts have been shown to increase the hormones Cholecystokinin and Glucagon Like Peptide-1, resulting in greater satiety and lack of hunger
Black beans contain a high proportion of indigestible carbs. These types of carbs promote low glycemic response, low cholesterol and decreased risk of colon cancer. In rats, black beans have been shown to improve liver fibrosis and protect against DNA damage.
Sourdough bread had been shown to aid blood sugar metabolism.
GRASS FED BEEF:
Grass fed beef differs significantly from corn fed beef in its action on human health. Numerous studies have shown grass fed beef improves cholesterol and blood lipid profiles.
EPA DHA OIL:
Concentrated EPA/DHA oil has been shown to improve glucose metabolism, inflammation and improve mood and hormone balance.