Shocking! These 7 Foods Will NOT Make You Gain Weight
You thought you could gain weight with these foods, think again?
Research about foods has proved certain foods we considered junk are not bad for your weight. By junk, I don’t mean processed foods. If you consume processed foods, you will obviously add weight. You can either lose weight through diet, exercise, or surgery. When it comes to losing weight, 90% of what you consume should be healthy, but if you cannot keep away from junk food, there is a way.
Here are 7 foods that will NOT make you gain weight
Popcorn will actually cause weight loss because it is full of fiber, and is actually low in calories. Popcorn is also filled with air, so it’s quite filling. Four popcorn grains is equivalent to 110 calories. Compared to other snacks, popcorn is good; especially if you don’t want to gain weight but still need a snack every now and then.
Peanuts contain antioxidants. Antioxidants fight free radicals and counter reactive oxygen species which basically means they have the potential to alleviate cancer occurrence. Peanuts also contain fiber and protein which will make you feel full until the next meal. They also increase one’s metabolic rate which increases energy levels.
Eggs are very filling and the calories are very low contrary to what we thought. Eggs do not have as much cholesterol as was thought. New research says an egg a day is not too bad. Filling foods prevent you from overeating during the day which means weight loss.
4. Oranges and tangerines
Oranges and tangerines are low in calories but sweet all the same. Therefore, when those strong cravings for sweet things come; you can always snack on some oranges or tangerines. You are going to lose weight eating sweet things!
Broccoli is among the best foods to consider if you looking to lose weight. Broccoli is low in calories, and it also contains fiber. If you want to lose weight, cut down on unhealthy foods and try such green vegetables.
Watermelon is full of fiber and low in calories. Anytime you are craving for sweet things such as artificial juice or sugary desserts, just snack on a watermelon. You can make salad out of the water melon or just eat it whole.
You have probably not heard about this one, but it is awesome! Zucchini is low in calories, so you can eat a lot of it and still not gain weight. It increases the metabolism and gives you energy. If you don’t know about Zucchini, try it. You are going to have to look for it in Nairobi but it is worth it.