Most of the people stick with a diet and actively engaged in fitness before the summer in order to have good shaped bodies before the rise of the temperatures. But if you don’t manage to shape your body on time or in your top form, do not despair. Summer is the ideal season for diet and weight loss. Experts say that people who are on a diet in summer achieve greater success. One reason for this is that sunlight increases the level of serotonin, the hormone of happiness. The increased level of serotonin reduces to some extent the desire to eat, especially the desire to consume fatty or sugary fatty foods. Another advantage that summer brings is the ability to spend more time outdoors. Increased physical activity whether it is regular walks around town or doing sports in the park, leading to a greater number of calories burned and weight loss. Best of all is that in summer there is so much delicious food that does not contain a lot of calories. There are plenty of low-calorie fruits and vegetables, which if consumed in large quantities not only that will improve your appearance, but also improve your health. Here are some of them:
Blueberries: are super-foods that fight many diseases because it contains a lot of antioxidants that destroy free radicals in the body. They improve circulation while reducing fat of the body especially in the abdomen. (This fruit is an excellent source of vitamin C, magnesium, vitamin E and fiber.)
Black plums: Whether you eat them fresh or dried, black plums are great for keeping your line, because they are low-calorie, and in addition are rich in fiber and vitamin C. Dried plums are an ideal snack. Help satisfy your appetite without consuming a lot of calories.
Beetroot: Beetroot reduces weight in different ways. It helps to get rid of excess water retained in the body, prevents constipation, and contains fiber which plays an important role in the fight against fat. One of the most important vitamins for women, folic acid is present in beetroot Moreover, beetroot is a rich source of magnesium, iron, vitamin C and potassium, and enhances immunity, protects against many types of cancer (particularly colon cancer) and heart disease. (Consumption of beetroot will help you deal with fatigue and depression).
Peppers: Unfortunately, peppers are more often consumed processed and not fresh. Fresh peppers are rich in vitamins, but also help to lose weight. All types of peppers are rich source of vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K. If you had to choose, choose red peppers, because they are the healthiest. Hot peppers and mild peppers contain a substance that increases the burning of calories.
Watermelon: Watermelon is a great fruit to reduce thirst in the summer heat, and also to satisfy the need of sweet. And all this without having to increase the volume of your waist. If you feel hungry and / or thirsty, you won’t be wrong if you satisfy the desire for food with watermelon. (But watermelon isn’t just water. It is useful food containing vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin B6).
70g blueberries = 40kcal;
66g black plums = 30kcal;
85g beetroot = 37kcal;
1 hot pepper = 18kcal / 150g mild red peppers = 46kcal;
150g watermelon = 45kcal;