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15 Superfoods for Weight Loss

2015-01-30 | By: Snap Fitness

Here is a list of superfoods for a super YOU!

 

1. Black Beans

- Loaded with protein and zero saturated fats.

- Add with brown rice for a healthy and harty protein/carb combo.

 

2. Oats

- High in fiber, boosts metabolism, and burns fat.

- Start of your morning with whole grain oats and fruit.

 

3. Avocado

- Packed with healthy fats, fiber, and protein.

- Avocado is very tasty with eggs.

 

4. Salmon

- Lean protein and packed with monounsaturated fats.

- Have it by itself or throw it in a sandwhich or salad.

 

5. Blueberries

- Anti-aging and a high fiber content for low calories.

- Toss in your next smoothie!

 

6. Broccoli

- Also high fiber content with less than 30 calories per serving.

- Eat it raw, steamed, or roasted but don't ruin it with ranch sauce.

 

7. Brown Rice

- Healthy carb that burns fat and boosts metabolism.

- Pair with chicken for a great post-workout meal.

 

8. Pear

- Has 15% of your daily fiber intake.

- The peeling contains most of the fiber.

 

9. Grapefruit

- Contains 90% water.

- Grill your grapefruit to bring out more flavor with the natural sugars.

 

10. Kidney Beans

- High in protein and in resistant starch.

- Kidney beans taste great in chili!

 

11. Almonds

- Contain healthy fats to slim down.

- Swapping out crackers for almonds can do wonders.

 

12. Green Tea

- Contains antioxidants that burn fat and calories.

- Drink 3-5 cups a day to lose weight.

 

13. Lentils 

- A half-cup serving contains 3.4 grams of resistant starches that burn fat and boost metabolism.

- The ways to eat lentils are endless. Cook them up and add to your favorite dish to get all the lentil nutrients.

 

14. Banana

- One banana contains a whopping 12.5 grams of resistant starches.

- Mush a banana into a bowl, put it in the freezer until it is an ice cream-like texture, and enjoy your healthy ice cream.

 

15. Eggs

- Loaded with protein that curbs your appetite.

- Make sure you have hard-boiled eggs packed in your lunch for a quick and nutritious snack.

 


 

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