10 Foods Guaranteed NOT to Put on Weight
Gaining weight and losing weight is an obsession of millions. Some people even starve themselves to avoid gaining weight. When you do this, of course, it’s an eating disorder which results in starvation of the internal organs and the brain. Think of this in the most basic of terms: The body must have fuel to operate, and food is the source of the fuel. Fats found in avocados and olive oil feed the brain and the nervous system and are a must in anybody’s diet.
One of the side effects of a very low calorie diet is GALLSTONES. Not a good thing! Starvation isn’t necessary in order to maintain a lighter weight. In fact, it’s a bad way to do it because the health risks are high.
Here are 10 Foods Guaranteed NOT to put weight on your body. They will NOT make you gain weight. Plus, they are very healthful.
- Broccoli. Broccoli is a source of vitamins and minerals good for your liver, skin, kidneys, bowels and brain. Broccoli also detoxifies the body from pollutants.
- Spinach. Spinach is a great source of iron, chlorophyll and vitamins.
- Mushrooms. Mushrooms have been cited as an immune booster and a source of protection against cancer.
- Tomatoes. Tomatoes are high in antioxidants that support heart health.
- Red peppers. Red peppers are high in vitamin C for your adrenals, skin, blood vessels and heart.
- Eggs. Eggs contain lutein and zeaxanthin, antioxidants that may keep eyes healthy and ward off the leading cause of blindness, macular degeneration. A recent report in the Journal of Nutrition suggests that we look at the egg as a whole package: Eggs are inexpensive, contain the highest-quality protein on the planet, and are loaded with small amounts of vital nutrients, including folate, riboflavin, selenium, B12, and choline.
- Grapefruit. Grapefruit is a good vitamin C and fiber food. A half a 4″ diameter grapefruit contains only 38 calories.
- Watermelon. A cup of watermelon is around 50 calories.
- Celery. Eat it with a little sea salt
AND HERE ARE SOME MORE LOW CALORIE FOODS..
- Apple. While this is not the lowest food on the list, it is one of the best for a wide number of nutritional reasons, including vitamin and fiber content.
- Olive Oil. Excellent source of fat needed for the brain, skin, liver and nervous system.
BOTTOM LINE: You can include many of these, mix them together and make yourself a low calorie meal…
Consider this example of an OMELET recipe that is only about 230 calories:
eggs (whisk until fluffy – and you’ll need two eggs)
sliced black olives – about 2 sliced whole olives
sliced mushrooms – about 2 whole mushrooms, sliced
raw spinach – about 1/4 cup
cheese – 1 slice