Everybody knows that fruits are an integral part of any weight-loss diet. Arguably, fruits contain natural sugars that, if not taken in a controlled quantity, can have a derogatory effect on your weight loss. However, there are some low-sugar fruits that can have an immense impact on your hormones and the way your body burns calories.
Lifting weights and doing squats won’t be enough to make you lose weight. What you consume and how much is also an essential part of getting fit. Therefore, it is essential to add fruits to your balanced diet to accelerate your wieght-loss program and live a happy, healthy life. You could measure the amount of sugar you consume with every fruit to keep up with your daily calorie count.
It is time to hit the supermarket and get these fruits for yourself from the produce section.
Grapefruit contains an element called naringin that lowers your blood sugar level, and eventually help you lose weight. Nutritionists suggest taking 11g of grapefruit every day that is about half of the medium-sized grapefruit.
Strawberries are a storehouse of fiber, antioxidants, and other essential nutrients that prevents fat accumulation in the body and help in weight loss. Also, they are a good source of Vitamin C. You can add strawberries to your morning smoothie. If you are worried about the sugar content, then you should know that there’s about 8 gm of sugar in eight medium-sized strawberries. So, do the math.
Another great source of Vitamin C, oranges work wonders with losing weight. A glass of pulpy orange juice can keep you full for hours due to high fiber and water content in it. Besides, oranges also have thiamin and folate, both of which increase metabolism and help in weight loss. There’s 14 g of sugar in a medium-sized orange.
When it comes to weight loss and fruits, it is berries all the way. Blackberries, like strawberries, are a rich source of antioxidants and low in calories. A handful of berries can keep you full for a long time repressing your diet, and hence aid in weight loss.
Pears make you lose appetite due to high amounts of fiber pectin in it. Also, it keeps your cholesterol level in check and coronary heart diseases at bay. It makes a good snack when you get cravings because it is filling and keeps you satisfied for longer.
Time for some fruit shopping!
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