We call superfoods all these foods which are nutritional powerhouses that help build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight and even keep your mind sharp. But you didn’t know that they can also help you to get and stay slim, too.
Black Beans. A cup of black beans packs a whopping 15 grams of protein and doesn’t contain any of the saturated fat found in other protein sources, like red meat.
Oats. They are rich in fiber, serving them can help you feel full through the day. Just a half cup packs 4.6 grams of resistant starch, a healthy carb that boosts metabolism and burns fat.
Avocados. As long as you eat the right fats, there’s no reason to be afraid. A compound in avocados’ healthy monounsaturated fats, may trigger your body to actually quiet hunger. Stick to a quarter or a half of an avocado and watch that belly fat melt away.
Salmon. Up your intake with salmon, it’s a leaner choice than red meat. Lean sources of protein help you feel full without adding fat.
Blueberries. Best known for their anti-aging effects, blueberries, while tiny, are a power figure-friendly eat. A cup helps you feel full with 4 grams of fiber.
Broccoli. Cooked or raw, this veggie is well-known for it’s cancer- preventing powers, but with a punch of filling fiber in less than 30 calories a serving, it’s bound to prevent weight problems too.
Pears. One pear contains 15 percent of your daily recommended amount of fiber. Women who eat three pears a day consume fewer calories and lose more weight than those who don’t.
Wine. Resveratrol, the famed antioxidant found in grape skin, stops fat storage. Wine drinkers have narrower waists and less belly fat than liquor drinkers.
Grapefruit. Even if you changed nothing else about your diet, eating half a grapefruit before each meal may help you lose up to a pound a week.
Green Tea. This steamy sip hydrates like water, which can help fill you up and shed pounds. And the antioxidants in green tea will up your fat burn and calorie burn.
Lentils. They are a great source of satisfying protein and fiber. A half-cup serving delivers 3.4 grams of resistant starch, a healthy carb that boosts metabolism and burns fat.