Fruit sometimes gets a bad reputation. The low carb and low sugar diets paint a negative light on fruit.
Fruit is very wholesome and nutritious. Some fruits have more sugar, more fiber, or more antioxidants. It’s no different than comparing different veggies or grains.
Fruit can do so much for your weight. It can help curve cravings. It can do so much for your health and beauty.
Here are a list of 10 fruits for weight loss.
Avocado is the best fruit for weight loss. Avocado is enriched with healthy omega 9 fatty acids that is needed for health and weight loss. It’s full of fiber as well. Enjoy that guacamole!
Lemons are amazing for weight loss. The whole Master Cleanse diet tapped into lemons weight loss ability. Why are lemons so healthy? They’re full of Vitamin C, riboflavin, Vitamin B, phosphorus, and magnesium. Lemon is a great way to add flavor to foods or drinks without adding any additional salt or fat.
Watermelon is fat free and very low in calories. It is rich in Vitamins A, B, and C, and loaded with lycopene. Lycopene, gives watermelon its red color, and has been linked to protecting against cancer and helps to prevent heart disease.
Bananas are amazing! They’re infamous for potassium, which helps maintain healthy blood pressure and heart function. They’re fiber and sterol content help contribute to healthy cholesterol levels. Bananas get a bad wrap for being higher in sugar than other fruits. Bananas however receive a low glycemic index (GI). The fiber and water soluble pectins help keep digestion regular. The high amount of water soluble pectins helps normalize the rate of carbohydrate digestion and moderates the impact of a banana on blood sugar. Add a frozen banana to a smoothie to give it a thick milkshake like texture.
Studies have shown that consuming grapefruit on a regular basis tend to more weight and burn fat than those who don’t consume grapefruit. Like other citrus fruits grapefruit is hydrating and full of different vitamins. They also are a source of lycopene, like watermelon, and potassium. It contains moderate amounts of the minerals iron, calcium, copper, and phosphorus.
Most people think Vitamin C and fighting a cold when they think oranges. Vitamin C does much more though, including fighting wrinkles and helping to produce collagen. Oranges contain some Vitamin A, fiber, are low fat, and also rank low on glycemic index.
Apples are one of the healthiest foods someone can eat. They are high in fiber and Vitamin C, and they are low in calories, have no fat, no sodium, or cholesterol. They also contain polyphenols, which function as an antioxidant.
Pomegranates have been classed as a “superfood” due to their high fiber and anti-inflammatory nutrients. Pomegranates contain punicalagin, which is effective in reducing heart disease risk factors. Pomegranates have one of the highest amounts of antioxidants.
Like other fruits, pineapple is great for digestion thanks to its fiber. What makes pineapple different? It contains bromelain, an enzyme that breaks down protein. Pineapple also is a source of manganese, which is essential in developing strong bones and connective tissue. Pineapples also tout a great amount of Vitamin C.
All berries (strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, cranberry, etc.) are amazing fruits that impart very little carbohydrates to your body. They are full of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. They are fabulous in aiding digestion, hydrating, and are famous for anti-aging and heart health. Each berry has different amounts of nutrients, but the richer and deeper the color the better.