It is with great enthusiasm that I write this article. I have stayed true to my cause and I have actually followed the same food plan I gave you on ezine. I have lost inches off my target zones. Hips, thighs and waist. I would also like to mention that I had 3 cheat meals this week and 2 cheat snacks and I still got the results I aimed for. Like I said I only preach what I practice.
Today we will discuss the importance of Diet in building those wash board abs. eating certain foods can actually help you to burn belly fat much faster than just a traditional Low calorie diet. Certain foods have the capacity to make you feel full because of the fibre content and then there are others that have clean calories or healthy fats that actually help to burn fat faster.
Avocados – This delicious, creamy fruit actually has a very high content of fibre and is great as a source of healthy fat in salad, as a side dish like Guacamole or even as a substitute for butter and flour in a chocolate pudding. Because it has high fibre content it makes you full faster and leaves you satisfied.
Nut butters and Seed Butters – Almond, cashew, pecan, walnut, peanut, macadamia nut, sunflower seed. Pumpkin seed, flax seed. These are some butters can provide a great source of protein and healthy fats and they keep you satisfied for a long time. Try a tablespoon on rye crackers, rice flour bread, brown rice crackers or mix it with coconut milk and use it as a dip.
Coconut oil – This flavourful oil is proven to be even better than olive oil for cooking as it can tolerate high heat and its chemical composition does not change at high temperatures like some olive oils. Use it in all your cooking. It adds loads of flavour too. It supplies healthy oils that your body needs.
Cruciferous veggies – like Broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower and Greens contain certain phytonutrients that fight environmental estrogens that could add belly fat.
Whole Eggs – whole eggs are an excellent complete food. They are full of belly burning protein, folate, phosphorous, calcium, iron, zinc and more. They are yummy and there are zillion ways to make lip smacking egg dishes. So go on and start your day with Eggs.
Dark Chocolate – This is the best news in the weight loss world or at least in my world. Being a CHOCOHOLIC I have now stocked up on Lindt 75% Cocoaslabs in my refrigerator. Dark chocolate is loaded with eight times more antioxidants than strawberries. It also contains stimulants that have a positive effect on fat burning and it also contains mono saturated fats. Whip up delicious recipes with Dark chocolate to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Oatmeal /Quinoa / Ragi / Couscous – Use these grains and cereals to make Pancakes, bread, cereal, puddings and so much more.
Stay Strong and Beautiful!