What should you eat when you just want a bite?
Once after coming from a nice 45 min walk I went in the kitchen to satisfy my hunger.
Everyone gets hungry after the workout.
But one should know that after the workout or just usually whenever a person gets hungry, one should opt for something very healthy. I mean after burning 150 calories it isn’t fair to eat 2 bars of chocolate.
- So what to pick?
- What to eat that has low fat but gives high energy?
- What are these food items that nature has given us to diet with?
I am not talking about going to a super market and pick up those so called “low fat” products. Those are top rated products to fool us. I am going to introduce you all to a healthier food items that are meant to be fat free and boost our immunity and metabolism to let us be slim and trim!
Let us look in to these 10 low fat food items:
Carrots: Yes you heard it right. Carrots are good for not only good for your eyes but it is also good for your body. It has low saturated fat and cholesterol. It is a power pact food item that is a good source of thiamine, folate, niacin, vitamin B6, and manganese. To talk about dietary fiber it has vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, and potassium. It has just 22 calories in a half cup.
Radishes: This particular food item is considered to be the best for the antioxidants. Antioxidants are the one that doesn’t let the fat settle down and store itself in the body. This food item has compounds that mend the indigestion. This is the perfect food item that is full of potassium, antioxidants, sulfur and folic acid. Even leafy green top has six times more Vitamin C. The calorie count of this is 19 per cup.
pkin: The food item is not just used in the Halloween decoration. It has much more than that. I have read that Vitamin C is the great when it comes to losing weight. And guess what pumpkins are rich source of Vitamin A, C and E. It also has potassium that helps to control the blood pressure. The calorie count of this is 30 per cup.
Tomatoes: This particular food item plays a vital role in losing weight. Why so? The lycopene, a rarely found antioxidant is present in it. Tomatoes should be eaten first thing in the morning if a person is trying to lose some extra fat. It not only helps the inner body but it enhances the skin too.
It is a best food item to protect the skin from UV rays, lowers the cholesterol and even prevents certain cancers. The high amount of potassium, Vitamin C and fiber gets the calorie count to 22 per medium tomato.
Purple Cabbage: This food item is the most humble of all. It is less in price and more in nutrients that help in cutting down weight. This crunchy, sweet food item is packed with vitamins, fibers, minerals.
The element glucosinolate is the metabolism booster and if a person has a healthy metabolism is prone to lose weight faster. It has phytonutrients and anthocyanins that help to fight the cancer too. A cup of purple cabbage has just 22 calories.
Asparagus: A food item that is very much famous for its detoxifying effect on the body. The high level of amino acid is responsible for its popularity. The amino acid acts like a diuretic that flush down the unwanted excess fluid out of the body’s system.
It helps to keep up the high metabolism and it is considered to be a powerhouse of minerals, vitamins A, C, E, K, B6. A cup of asparagus has 27 calories.
Grape Fruit: This is a magic fruit that lets you burn down the calories in a jiffy. A woman can consume any amount of it and can weight nearly 10 pounds less. The high content of Vitamin C, Folic Acid and Potassium helps in the burning process. A half fruit contains 39 calories.
Mushrooms: Yeah there are many types of mushrooms; white button, Portobello, shiitake and maitake that you find in the grocery; and all type of mushrooms are extremely low-cal. Mushrooms contains antioxidants, vitamin B, fiber, and potassium that boosts your immune system drastically. A cup of mushroom has just 15 calories.
Hence, these are these food items that one should put in their diet. This is for those who wish to live healthy. It is also for those who want to set on the fat free express. So, pick up your bags and hit the grocery store and don’t forget to add this in your list. Simply because it is good for you! You can also view the following resources for some great snaking ideas: