When you decide to get healthy and get in shape, you are making one of the biggest decisions of your life.
At Lifestyle Health Retreats (LHR) we know that this decision to improve your life and embrace fitness and wellness begins with this process. While exercising is the number one way to lose weight, most people forget that nutrition plays the second largest role. To maintain optimal fitness, you will need to fuel your body will the necessary foods to aid in weight loss.
There are thousands of diets out there that claim they are the best and that they will help you lose a certain amount of weight. In reality, diets don’t work. It’s actually up to you to lose the weight and keep it off. Everyone’s body is different and loses weight differently. If you’re confused by everything you have been reading and hearing about the best foods to eat to aid in weight loss, this article will give you everything you need to know and help you understand what are the right foods to eat that will help you lose weight and keep it off.
The foods you eat should be filled high in protein and rich in minerals and vitamins. LHR understands that it may sometimes be difficult to know what foods you should be eating and what foods to avoid, so here is our list of the “Top 10 Fat Burning Foods”: These are nuts, olive oil, eggs, whey protein, fruit berries, lean meats, whole grains, green vegetables and peanut butter.
Oatmeal is rich and full of fibre that is going to make you feel fuller longer. When choosing nuts, you should choose almonds and unsalted peanuts because they are enriched with essential fatty acids that play a significant role in weight loss. Olive oil makes for a great alternative cooking oil. Olive oil is a good fat that satisfies your body’s natural urge for fat.
Eggs are rich in biotin which is a vitamin that allows your body to process and transfer fat and they are also a great source of protein. Whey protein is rich in amino acids and helps build a lean healthy body and gets rid of body fat. This is a great meal replacement if you are busy and on the go and it’s also a great fat burner.
Berries are naturally full of fibre that helps in the metabolising of fat. Blueberries are the perfect example of the best berries for you to consume because they contain no fat and they are also packed full of fibre, antioxidants and Vitamin C. When choosing meats, lean cuts such as chicken and fish are full of protein and are low in carbohydrates.
Tuna contains much-needed fatty acids which your body needs to burn fat. Whole grains are what are known as good for your carbohydrates and are packed full of fibre. Overall, natural peanut butter is the peanut butter to go with. It is rich in fatty acids which your body needs and full of protein.
All these foods will not only increase your weight loss, but they will also give you the energy to get through the day. You will start seeing results in no time. Remember that nutrition is extremely important, but exercise also plays a significant role. Exercising releases endorphins to the brain which promote general well-being.
When you know how to partner nutrition and health effectively you will soon be able to build a healthier body and well-balanced life.