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Eating To Lose Weight

Yes!! You read it correct. Eat and lose weight!!

Seriously. It’s true.

It’s just not for the reason that you may have originally thought.

It’s just eat right and lose weight!! Yes!! Eat right.

According to me instead of fasting, fill yourself up with food that matters. The good food!

This probably sounds too good to be true, right? Changing what and how you eat will improve your overall health, help you lose weight, and make you feel better every day. Throw in some exercise to really maximize the benefits!

Eat and lose weight concept comes from the thought that you will never reach your dream body by starving or skipping meal. You have to Eat and you have to eat healthy.

Eating the Right Food

Getting lots of colours on your plate. Make sure your meals have lots of colours; the best way to do this is by adding lots of fresh produce.

Skip the juices, eat the fruit. Yes, Eat!! Instead of drinking juices or smoothies, which tend to be high in calories, instead opt to eat a whole piece of fruit, like an apple.

Eating a whole piece of fruit fills you up more than juice because raw fruit has more fibre. In addition, the process of chewing actually tells your brain that you are ‘eating’ which by default results in the brain telling your body that it is feeling full or that it has eaten! It’s a small brain-cheat which works wonders for weight loss!

Eat food that contains lots of water, like fruits and vegetables. Studies have shown that people who eat foods with high water content have lower body mass indexes. The water in these food items helps you to feel full for longer so you eat less overall.

Include food which burn fat for you. By choosing your food carefully, you can drop the pounds without going hungry. There are many food items out there that are proven to help you to lose weight, food items such as whole grains and chilli help you keep your weigh in check by controlling the insulin while green tea and black coffee (want to lose weight? Choose coffee!) boost your metabolism.

Eat superfood. Superfood is a term sometimes used to describe food with high nutrient contents that some believe confers health benefits as a result.

Avoid unhealthy food with empty calories. "Empty calorie" foods are unfortunately all those ‘feel good’ foods which make you feel full, add to your weight but bring nothing to your body in terms of nutrition. These usually consists of high-on-sugar candies and junk food.

Food which will really help you in losing weight


If you have been tracking weight loss, you’ve probably heard about the cabbage soup diet. You can create your own cabbage recipes and mix and match them with your favourite vegetables to keep your soup delicious. A Pro-tip: Plain cabbage soup works just as brilliantly!


Eating foods high in protein is a great way to burn fat, and especially those types of proteins found in eggs. Glucagon is a hormone which helps burn fat – especially the one that accumulates in the belly region. Egg yolk comprises of a protein which helps release this hormone


Yogurt is full of probiotics, a particular type of bacteria that may help limit the amount of fat that your body absorbs.


Salsa is technically several foods mixed together but it can aid in weight loss in so many ways that it’s worth mentioning. It usually is a mix of tomatoes, onions, pepper and chilli all of which are secret recipes to burning those calories.


Apples are truly a super food. They provide the body with fibre that makes you ‘feel’ full, thus killing your appetite and controlling the intake of unnecessary calories. Just make sure you eat the apple and not applesauce or juices.

Black Beans

Black beans are full of protein and fibre, keeping you from getting hungry too soon after eating. The best part is that they support in maintaining the health of your digestive system while aiding your weight loss!


Grapefruit is the dream recommendation of dieticians prescribing a weight loss routine. Here’s why it so wonderful - Grapefruit is almost 90 percent water! Which essentially means it makes you feel full without the burden of the calories.

Dark Chocolate

Chocolate cravings? Stick to dark chocolate. Indulging in this decadent treat actually burns calories. Remember, excess of anything is not good! Control your portions and enjoy your chocolate!

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