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Foods To Avoid For Weight Loss
Excess weight or obesity is one of the biggest problems people face these days. Weight more than required causes severe health problems such as Type 2 Diabetes, high blood pressure, heart diseases etc.
If a woman becomes overweight her beauty is also lost. In order to maintain your beauty and to prevent diabetes, high blood pressure etc. you should keep your weight under control. Exercise is one of the best ways to control your weight. But exercise benefits only when you also avoid some foods that cause weight gain.
Given Below Are Some Foods To Avoid For Weight Loss.
Sugar is one of the biggest causes of weight gain. It weakens your immune system and slows down your metabolism rate. When metabolic rate of your body goes down, fat burning process slows down and it starts accumulating in your body. Eventually you start gaining weight. Sugar prevents your body from the absorption of nutrients from the food you eat. Thus you become weak and prone to illness.
Sugar causes increase in weight hence you must avoid its consumption if you want to lose weight. If you crave for sugar, you can consume honey in place of it. You can put honey in your tea instead of sugar. Honey also provides you powerful antioxidants and cause weight loss. To satiate the cravings for sugary things, you should consume ripe fruits such as mango, papaya, watermelon, apples, grapes, banana etc. Such foods fulfill your need of sugar and also benefit you a lot in losing weight.
Human body is unable to digest red meat completely due to various reasons. Such meat also contains toxins (which are not digested by the animals). When human body is unable to digest them, they cause weight gain, gas, bloating and other health problems. If you can’t avoid eating red meat completely all of a sudden you should gradually decrease its intake and replace it with chicken (without skin), fishes etc. Red meat is not good for your overall health (until it’s organic) whereas fishes are full of vital nutrients such as omega 3 fatty acids and other minerals. It is very good for your brain, heart and weight loss. Hence if you want to lose weight, avoid eating red meat.
Most of the dairy products are good for health and they contain vital nutrients such as protein, calcium etc. But most of them also cause weight gain. For example cheese is a dairy product which contains high amount of fat. This will cause you weight gain. Instead of consuming cheese, you can consume buttermilk which is free of fats.
Avoid The Consumption Of Alcohol
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Alcohol is not good for your health. It is always advised by health professionals that you should not consume alcohol during your pregnancy and while you are breastfeeding your child. It causes a lot of harm to your child. Whether you are pregnant or not, you should avoid its consumption, if you want to lose weight. Consumption of excess alcohol also harms liver which affects your overall health and metabolism. Thus your weight is increased. If you are addicted to alcohol, limit its intake.
Avoid Soft Drinks
Many people are addicted to soft drinks and soda. These drinks are full of artificial sweeteners and flavours, sugar etc. which are very bad for your overall health. Though such drinks provide you instant energy, you soon get drained out and get tired after consuming such drinks. Such drinks provide you unnecessary calories and cause weight gain. You should replace such drinks with plane water or lemon water.
Excess salt is not good for your overall health. It causes weight gain and also increases blood pressure. It also affects your liver and harms your body in many ways. If you are trying to lose weight, you should avoid excess consumption of salt.
Avoid Processed Foods
Processed foods are bad for your health in many ways. Such foods lack vital nutrients and thus cause vitamin deficiency in your system. Metabolic rate of people, who consume processed foods, become slow and thus they start gaining weight. People trying to lose weight should strictly avoid processed foods and junk foods.
Sweet snacks may be good for your tongue but they are not good for your overall health. They slow metabolic rate and cause fat accumulation. Hence avoid sweet snacks and candy when you are trying to lose weight. Only avoiding foods will not benefit you until you exercise daily. In order to lose weight, exercise everyday for at least 45 to 60 minutes and avoid stress. Eat meals 4-5 times instead of eating 2 heavy meals.