We all know the magnificent benefits that fruits and vegetables provide us: vitamins, minerals, water … And without the intention of stigmatizing any fruit -they are all wonderful-, it is true that when it comes to following a diet to lose weight weight, we must take into account the specific properties of some foods that help us improve digestion, retain less fluids or purify the body. These are your allies!
Exotic and delicious fruit, with a high content of fiber and water, low in calories, which helps us to digest proteins correctly. It is highly recommended to start the day by eating a good piece of natural papaya (after lemon water) or a smoothie, to which you can add some of its seeds. Excellent remedy to combat intestinal parasites, which in many cases are the cause of increased appetite. Rich in vitamin C, folic acid, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin E and vitamin K.
It contains two essential antioxidants for weight loss: catechins and flavonoids, which fight fluid retention and help eliminate toxins and fat.
It improves circulation , something to take into account since when the temperature increases in the summer, our circulatory system is affected. You can take it in a salad or even as a mid-morning or snack in the form of a smoothie , incorporating in addition to carrots, orange and celery, achieving a cleansing effect, as well as healthy.
It is par excellence one of the most cleansing foods that exist, which prevents us from fluid retention and constipation. It is very satiating due to its high fiber content and improves digestion.
It avoids constipation, improves circulation and due to its fiber content it helps us eliminate fat and reduce cholesterol. Regarding its micronutrient content, it is rich in minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, sodium and vitamins such as B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, C and K.
There is a saying in English that says: “An apple a day, keeps the doctor away . “ Indeed, pura vida. For many it is a boring fruit, however, its daily consumption ensures an exceptional state of health (maintaining other healthy habits , Sure).
Great blood cleanser, it helps us burn excess fat from our body. It is very beneficial to drink a glass of warm water with a lemon wedge on an empty stomach and also to dress meals: fish, salads, juices …
In addition to being the season of this vegetable, the tomato is very rich in potassium, a characteristic mineral for reducing sodium levels and, with it, fluid retention . A star dish that we can consume daily and that, in addition to being tasty, has a cleansing effect, is gazpacho. Not only for the contribution of tomato, but also for its content in onion and cucumber, highly diuretic foods.
It is 90% water, so it is incredibly refreshing, hydrating and diuretic . Rich in vitamins, mainly vitamins A, B and C. It is ideal for weight loss diets since it has a satiating effect due to its water content and, due to its high fiber content, it prevents constipation and is very digestible.
It is a very cleansing food for the liver ; It favors the elimination of uric acid and toxins. It favors the elimination of liquids and its draining effect is effective in fighting cellulite, improving circulation and eliminating toxins.