Best Way To Lose Weight
What Are Healthy Foods?
Ideally, eating whole foods that have not been processed, preserved, manufactured, or “enhanced”, in any way is the best way to lose weight and meet your body’s needs. Preserving food damages the nutritious qualities and leaves your body over-fed but under-nourished. Whole foods are high in nutritious content and low in calories. They fill you up and keep you full longer. A perfect combination.
Three things increase satiety: (full feeling)
- Low Glycemic Carbs
Fiber is extremely important in weight loss. It fills you up and scrubs your intestines clean enabling you to digest food properly. It has also been linked to heart health and protecting against some types of cancers. Most importantly: High fiber foods are inherently good for you. They are high in antioxidants and nutrients too. Read More…
Protein burns slowly and also curbs your appetite. The important thing to remember is to choose lean types of protein without the harmful saturated fats. Learn what whole foods contain the most complete proteins. You might be surprised to see what foods are good sources of protein. Read More…
Low Glycemic Carbs
Low glycemic carbs metabolize slowly. They release sugar into the blood stream evenly and prevent spikes in blood sugar levels. Low glycemic foods make you feel full longer and give you more lasting energy. A double-edged sword for cutting calories. Read More…
There should be no severe restrictions on the foods you eat and no extreme hunger. We encourage generous amounts of healthy foods that contain a small number of calories in a large volume of food, particularly fruits and vegetables. –Mayo Clinic
A healthy diet can help you lose weight, lower your cholesterol level and improve the way your body functions on a daily basis. –American Academy of Family Physicians