9 Summer Weight Loss Foods That Will Make You Shed Pounds Fast (Part 1)

July 10, 2017

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It’s summer, people, and that means only one thing – time to lighten up, weight-wise! However, we all know how hard it is to lose weight quickly and efficiently, without taking any drastic measures ( like weight loss pills).

Not to mention all those summer BBQs, picnics, and parties that lay ahead.

This is why decided to come up with this list of 9 weight-loss-friendly in-season summer foods that will help you shed weight without having to eat tasteless foods that make you want to kill yourself.

Also read: When To Consume Carbs So You Lose Weight Quickly!

1. Berries

Nothing says “summer is here” quite like farmers’ markets being flooded with ripe, juicy and delicious berries. These tasty little nutritious gems aren’t only here to tickle your taste buds, they can also do wonders when it comes to keeping you from gaining weight.

Berries have a low glycemic load, which means fewer blood sugar spikes to curb hunger.

Check out this tasty yet healthy 7 Super-foods Smoothie!

2. Tomatoes

Ah, the good old-fashioned tomatoes! These juicy red vitamin bombs are the ultimate summer food. Not only are they packed with antioxidants that can keep you trim, tomatoes are low-cal (a medium tomato has just 22 calories) and loaded with vitamin C.

Try this Spicy Beef Chili And Fire-Roasted Tomatoes

3. Spinach

If you are wondering how and why spinach makes it on so many super-food lists, the answer is here: These leafy green bad boy of a veggie is loaded with:

Plus, it has only 7 calories per cup.

4. Shrimp

I know what you are thinking – What? Shrimp? Really? – but the thing is that 3 ounces of shrimp contain only 101 calories and only 1 g of fat, while being packed with 19 g of protein.

They’re also a good source of selenium and energy-boosting B vitamins.

NOTE: Just be sure, though, you don’t eat the butter-soaked and deep-fried kinds in favor of sautéed, roasted, boiled, and grilled.


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