Want to lose weight and still eat well? That’s a tall order, as you’re no doubt aware! It’s hard to find foods to eat that will help you to lose weight, especially foods that will be fat-loss friendly. Here are a few of the best fat loss foods to eat:
Nothing burns fat like a nice yoghurt snack! Yogurt is high in calcium, which is needed to burn fat. It also contains saturated fats, which will help your body to realize that it’s getting enough fat in your diet that it doesn’t need to cling to body fat. Greek yogurt is also very high in protein, making it a muscle-friendly food. Any time you feel the need to eat something, a bowl of yogurt (no sugar, perhaps a bit of fruit or granola added in) is always a good way to go.
If you’ve ever had lox and bagels, you know exactly how delicious smoked salmon can be as a snack or meal. Pairing smoked salmon with a salad, crackers, or a whole wheat bagel can make for a brilliant midday snack, or it can even serve as your meal. There is a lot of healthy Omega-3 fatty acids in salmon, along with protein and other minerals. It’s a low-carb option that will help you to fill up, and you can eat a good deal without worrying about consuming too many calories.
This may surprise you, but the truth is that rotisserie chicken is one of the best meals you can eat out. The chicken is slow-cooked with no oil, making them one of the healthiest choices on the menu. You can find them are pretty much every supermarket, and they’re a quick and easy meal for those who want a high protein lunch or dinner. Pair them with a few veggies (either cooked or raw), and you have a great meal in a few minutes.
Kefir is similar to yogurt, though it’s a much more drinkable version. It’s a fermented milk product that has become hugely popular in the last few years, and you’ll find that it contains a good deal of calcium, protein, and fat, all of which will contribute to your weight loss. There are probiotics in the kefir that will do wonders for your digestive system, making it an amazing food for your overall health.
Not the artificial stuff that is highly processed and loaded with chemicals, but we’re talking sticks of actual cheese–Colby cheese, pepper jack, Cheddar, and so on. If you’re eating the proper, traditional string cheese (made from mozzarella), it’s a healthy option, but stay away from the highly processed stuff. Cheese is packed with calcium, protein, and fats, and if you pair it with a fruit and vegetable, it’s a brilliant snack!
Pre-Cut Fruits and Veggies
Don’t have the time to spend preparing your own meals? Thanks to the food you can find in most supermarkets, you won’t have to! Just about every supermarket in the world has pre-cut fruits and veggies, which have been sliced, grated, shredded, and diced for you. You won’t need to prepare anything fancy, but you can pack a Tupperware container with all of your favorite veggies and fruits. You can also use the pre-cut veggies to make a quick and easy stir fry, complete with your favorite protein (see the rotisserie chicken above). Fruits like cherries, grapes, and berries are brilliant, but why not mix in a few apple or pear slices? These pre-cut foods will be amazing for fat loss!