If you choose a diet packed with fiber-rich fruits and vegetables, lean proteins and healthy fats will help you feel fuller on fewer calories, which is key in keeping your weight in check.
- Green Beans
Without dieting you can lose weight by increasing your fiber intake generally. Filling up on green beans, and other high fiber foods, can help you prevent weight gain. Raspberries, chickpeas and strawberries can also help you get your fill.
The omega-3 fatty acids in oily fish – such as salmon and tuna – can boost your skin’s defenses against UV damage. Those who ate a little more than 5 ounces of omega-3-rich fish each week decreased the development of precancerous skin lesions by almost 30 percent.
Eating just under a cup of mixed berries (red raspberries, strawberries, blueberries) daily for 8 weeks is associated with increased levels “good” cholesterol and lowered blood pressure.
If you eat foods that are full of water, such as watermelon, helps keep you satisfied on fewer calories and it’s proved. At 92 percent water, watermelon is a good source of vitamin C. Other foods that are made mostly of water include cucumbers, salad greens and strawberries.
Eating more vitamin-C rich foods, such as oranges, tomatoes, strawberries and broccoli, may be a secret to smoother skin. Vitamin C’s youthful effects on skin may be due to its antioxidant properties, which help protect against ultraviolet rays, and its role in keeping skin firm via collagen synthesis.