Foods To Eat And 3 Delicious Juice Recipes To Promote Weight Loss

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If you want to lose weight you need to take a look at the food that you are eating. The problem that many people run into when trying to drop a few pounds is that they either focus on exercise or their diet—but not both at the same time. By combining a balanced diet with moderate exercise, you should be able to lose weight.

So what should you eat? There are plenty of nutritious options available, but fresh juicer recipes provide you with much-needed nutrients that aid weight loss. Drinking a beverage made from fresh fruits and vegetables could help improve your digestion, boost your metabolism, and allow you to lose weight naturally.

 

Top 10 Foods For Weight Loss

The following foods are some of the most beneficial produce for promoting weight loss. When you look for juice recipes, look for recipes that include some of these foods.

1. Avocado

Avocados are probably the best fruit for assisting with weight loss. It contains an abundance of fatty acids that can help speed up your metabolism and boost your energy.

2. Lemon

Lemon contains riboflavin, vitamin B, and minerals that can help detox your body. When you cleanse your system, you can naturally improve your digestive process and your metabolism. Try drinking a glass of lemon water at least once per day to jump start your metabolism.

3. Watermelon

Watermelon has a high water content, making it a natural diuretic. It is also very low in calories and contains a large supply of vitamin A, B, and C. The provided lycopene can help protect your heart and prevent cancer.

4. Bananas

Bananas should almost always be consumed raw. Cooking them can remove the nutrition they provide. They also make a great snack for fighting sugar cravings. Eating one or two banana daily ensures that you are regular and help kill cravings, aiding in weight loss.

5. Grapefruit

Grapefruit contains quite a few carbohydrates, but the high sugar content found in grapefruit could help improve your digestive process. Try eating more grapefruit to deal with bloating, constipation, and other digestive distress.

6. Oranges

Oranges are commonly thought of as a healthy fruit, which is entirely true. They are a great source of vitamin C, calcium, and other essential vitamins and minerals. Oranges have a high water content and contain few calories. Snack on an orange the next time you crave sugar.

7. Apples

Apples have a high water content and contain fiber, making them useful for improving digestion. You will find that several of the recipes provided below include green or red apples.

8. Pomegranate

Whether you eat a fresh pomegranate, pomegranate seeds, or drink pomegranate juice, this rich fruit is a great source for antioxidants and fiber.

9. Pineapple

Pineapple contains powerful antioxidants and enzymes that should help with your digestive process. It is also a low-calorie fruit that contains no cholesterol or fat.

10. Berries

Just about any berry, including blueberries, cranberries, strawberries, and raspberries can act as a detoxifier and bowel cleanser. Eating more berries should improve your digestion and help you drop some weight.

 

Top 5 Juice Recipes For Weight Loss

To make the process of finding juice recipes that include the foods listed above, here are the top 5 drinks that you should consider drinking on a regular basis. Try to have at least one of these drinks each day.

 

1. Green Energy Booster

This first recipe includes dark, leafy greens, which are the best for melting away the fats. Simply put all of the following ingredients through your juicer, and in your blender if you want to make a green smoothie.

  • 1 bunch of kale (or Swiss chard, Collard greens, or any greens of choice)
  • 1 bunch of spinach
  • 1 cucumber
  • 3 green apples
  • 1-inch of fresh ginger
  • 1 lemon

 

2. Burn Fats & Beet Cellulites

If you need a boost to your digestive system, try this next recipe. Grapefruit and beetroot both supports liver and help burn fats and cellulites. To enhance the taste of grapefruit and beetroot, lemon is key in this recipe. Put all of these ingredients through your juicer to make a healthy anti-cellulite juice:

  • 3 large beetroot
  • ½ small pineapple (remove skin)
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 large grapefruit (peeled)
  • A handful of mint leaves
  • 1-inch fresh ginger
  • 1 lemon

 

3. Watermelon And Kiwifruit Slushie

Watermelon and kiwifruit are both fruits that are beneficial for promoting a healthy digestive system.

The inclusion of ginger root provides a boost to your immune system.

Here are the ingredients needed for this simple juice recipe, put them through your juicer, or blend in your blender:

  • 4-6 kiwifruits
  • ½ small watermelon
  • 4 radishes
  • 1-inch fresh ginger root
  • 1 lime

 

These are just a few examples of healthy juice recipes that you can use to start losing weight. Search for other recipes on this site, so that you can build a list of juice recipes and add more variety to your diet. This will ensure you continue to receive the nutrition you require, as you replace meals with fresh juices.

 

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About Sara Ding

Sara Ding is the founder of Juicing-for-Health.com. She is a certified Wellness Health Coach, Nutritional Consultant and a Detox Specialist. She helps busy men and women identify their health issues at the root cause, in order to eliminate the problems for optimum physical/mental health and wellbeing.

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