9 Summer Weight Loss Foods That Will Make You Shed Pounds Fast (Part 2)

July 13, 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.

Last time we started our journey through 9 weight-loss-friendly in-season summer foods that will help you shed weight, now we are picking up where we left off.

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

6. Ceviche

This delicious fish dish will do wonders for your figure. It provides plenty of satiating protein – a macronutrient that aids weight loss – while it is also packed with omega-3 fatty acids that will help you shed pounds rather quickly.

Check out these 3 Mouth-Watering Ceviche Recipes for Quick Weight Loss!

6. Watermelon

There’s no better summer food than watermelon. This sweet fruit (although some claim watermelon is actually a vegetable) is a perfect dessert for weight loss.

Plus, since watermelon is 92% water, it can help you deal with dehydration-related hunger.

7. Zucchini

Zucchini is a great alternative to pasta salad as it can pass as the high-carb food but with way less calories.

Simply replace 1 cup of traditional pasta for zucchini noodles, and you will save around 200 calories in just one meal.

Try this Zucchini Noodle Salad Asian Style.

8. Green Tea (With Mint)

Many studies have shown that a certain compound in green tea called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) burns fat like crazy! This is why drinking green tea is perfect for appetite control and weight loss.

If you want to add a calorie-free extra flavor, just add fresh mint to your home brew. Some studies confirmed that a daily intake mint can reduce your caloric intake by 1,800 on a weekly basis.

9. Greek Yogurt

Instead of your regular salad dressings that usually contain mayo, use Greek yogurt and save up to 400 calories per 1/2 cup!

Also, 1 cup of Greek yogurt has 23 g of protein, which means it can postpone hunger and make you feel fuller. Greek Yogurt is also handy to power up your smoothies, dips, and even desserts.

Also read: The Hidden Power Of Yogurt!

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