Foods To Help With Weight Loss

Who said you can’t have something sweet after dinner?

Stephanie Holmes

Weight Loss Recipes

Just because you’ve set an audacious goal to lose more weight doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice eating some of the meals you love. In fact, multiple experts say that intense food restriction isn’t actually the solution for long-term weight loss. Instead, feeding yourself wholesome meals full of good-for-you ingredients like lean protein, fiber-rich carbs, and healthy fats is actually the way to go for weight loss success—and there are plenty of delicious recipes you can make packed with all three.

Kiersten Hickman

A Drink For Weight Loss

Liquid calories are stealthy. They go down so effortlessly because the body doesn’t detect their calories the way it recognizes them in solid food, research suggests. As a result, the average American consumes more than 100 calories a day from soft drinks. The average adult takes in more than 100 calories daily from alcoholic beverages alone, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Jeff Csatari 

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Best Superfoods, Added Benefit Losing Weight

Dr Joan believes eating a plant-based diet increases our metabolism, improves and cures heart disease, obesity, type 2 diabetes and much, much more. In other words? These are the best superfoods for weight loss and health.

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Slide 2 of 20:            First up on Dr. Joan's top 20 list? Nuts and seeds. "Nuts are very important. A handful is very satiating, and many diet docs recommend eating a quarter cup twice a day - as a morning and afternoon snack if you feel the need," explains Dr Joan.                                        "Almonds, cashews, walnuts, pecans, pistachios, hazelnuts, macadamias, and sunflower seeds can be eaten daily. But watch out for peanuts which are often contaminated with a fungus that can cause liver cancer.                                        "Brazil nuts also deserve a special mention. They're the most concentrated dietary source of the trace element selenium, a critical cofactor for the all-important antioxidant enzymes glutathione peroxidase and thioredoxin reductase."
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Spring Soup Recipes, For Weight Loss

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Slide 1 of 25: Enjoy the flavors of spring with these healthy soup recipes. These soups are packed with seasonal produce like peas, asparagus, cabbage and spinach. Recipes like Spring Vegetable Minestra with Mint & Basil Pistou and Pea Soup are low-calorie and high in fiber, a nutrient that can help you feel full for longer periods of time to help you meet your goals.
Slide 2 of 25: This fragrant, Italian-flavored soup takes advantage of quick-cooking ingredients--boneless, skinless chicken breast, bagged baby spinach and canned beans. It features a simple homemade basil pesto swirled in at the end to add a fresh herb flavor. If you are very pressed for time, you can substitute 3 to 4 tablespoons of a store-bought basil pesto. Recipe by Nancy Baggett for EatingWell.
Slide 3 of 25: Based on a popular weight-loss plan, this healthy cabbage soup recipe gets tons of flavor and a metabolism-boosting kick from spicy chiles.
Slide 4 of 25: A simple pea soup makes an elegant start to a spring meal. It's also a great way to use frozen vegetables when the produce section is looking bleak.