8 food and drinks to help facilitate weight loss

A whole lot of people battle with weight loss every day as the days go by.  Some people take to burning fat at the gym, some people take weight loss supplements and some people tend to go on a diet. You can choose to work out all day long but still eat unhealthy fatty foods and you wonder why you are not losing the weight. Excess exercise with the aim to lose weight is really not as important as eating right. Remember the popular phrase “you are what you eat” , you need to keep that at the back of your mind if you want a successful weight loss journey.
Choosing the kind of food you eat when you want to lose weight is extremely necessary and should be a top priority. Before you even begin your weight loss journey, you will need to structure a healthy diet so that you can avoid unhealthy foods and drinks that will hinder your weight loss. Foods with high sugar and high calorie should be avoided. Drinks containing high sugar like sodas should be avoided. You can replace drinks with mineral water, ordinary water and green tea. Green tea is a very common drink for people looking to lose weight.  A lot of weight loss products contain green tea. Green tea helps to increase the metabolism in the cells so as to burn fats more quickly. You can take a cup daily to help facilitate faster weight loss.
Let's look at some of the best foods and drinks to help you lose weight;
1.    Almonds

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Almonds help in boosting your metabolism as it contains essential fatty acids which.  They are high in calorie and should be taken in moderation.


2.    Cinnamon

Cinnamon
Cinnamon has a lot of functions.  They help decrease sugar level, burn belly fat, suppress appetite amongst others.


3.    Spinach

Spinach
Spinach is very nutritious and healthy. It’s is packed with essential vitamins and minerals.


4.    Soy milk

Soy milk
Soy milk contains nutrients, vitamins and minerals. It blocks absorption of fats, reduces stress and increases metabolism. You can drink a cup of soy milk before a meal.


5.    Turkey

 Turkey
Turkey is one of the high protein foods available.  It helps to add on lean muscle which allows you to boost metabolism and burn excess calories.


6.    Yogurt

Yogurt
Yogurt helps you maintain weight loss by retaining one-third more calorie-torching lean muscles mass.  The calcium contained in the yogurt gives a signal to your fat cells to pump out less cortisol. This makes it easy for you to drop pounds and the amino acid in yogurt helps to burn fat.


7.    Fruits and vegetables

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Eating fruits and vegetable is not only meant for people looking to lose weight. It is essential to maintain good health. Most fruits and vegetables contain a high amount of fibre and low calories and fats. Vitamins, minerals and antioxidants are also found in most fruits and vegetables which help protect our bodies.


8.    Spices and hot pepper

Spices and hot pepper
These are also good for weight loss as they increase cell activities so that calories are burnt up.
The secret to weight loss is increasing the rate of metabolism, therefore, all these foods and drinks will help you do just that. Try them and out and you will notice a reduction in your weight. Also, do some exercise to stay healthy and keep fit.

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