It is easy to put on weight, but it is really tough and tiring to lose weight. This is not just a day’s thing. You can’t lose weight by exercising for a single day or following any strict diet plan for a day or two. Actually, you are supposed to keep everything under the scanner for quite some time and follow the routine rigorously. Besides, you need to have a very strong willpower and determination to achieve your goal of losing weight. Fruits and vegetables are really helpful in losing the weight if consumed in right manner. Here, we are increasing your list by adding some seeds which are not only healthy but will help you in losing weight as well.
Flax seeds: You must have heard about this power seeds as nowadays many people are adding them to their daily diet because of various health reasons. These crunchy seeds are the rich source of fiber, iron, and protein. Because of high on protein, and fiber, they fill you up easily. These nutty seeds are the great source of omega-3 fatty acids that help in regulating the insulin level of your body. These seeds also help in burning fat faster.
Sunflower seeds: These seeds are really a great option for your snacking time. If you feel hungry and want to eat something healthy during tea time, then these are the best option to pick from the shelves. Sunflower seeds contain vitamin B that helps in burning calories. They are also the good source of vitamin E, which again a natural antioxidant and helps in preventing inflammation. These seeds are the excellent source of magnesium that keeps your anxiety level under control.
Chia seeds: If you love to munch something, then these are the best option for you for daytime munching. These healthy seeds offer you a large number of nutrients and very low in calories. Besides, these healthy seeds are the good source of Omega-3 fatty acids, potassium, and magnesium. Chia seeds have a tendency of absorbing a large amount of water. Therefore, if you eat them they will keep you fuller for a longer time and you end up eating less.
Sesame seeds: These are the same beautiful seeds, which you much have seen on the top of your favorite burger and you must have enjoyed sesame and jaggery bars during the winters. They are the very good source of fiber, vitamin E, magnesium, zinc, and calcium. The high content of fiber helps you in having a stronger digestive system. These are very good in taste and you can add these seeds in your salads, snacks and whatever you eat.
Poppy seeds: Poppy seeds are a good source of oleic acid, fiber, and Omega-3 fatty acids. A tablespoon of poppy seeds can give you enough calcium, phosphorus, and iron that will complete your daily recommended requirement. You can add these amazing tasty seeds in almost everything.
Watermelon seeds: These seeds are a rich source of micronutrients such as zinc and iron. They are really beneficial if you are aiming to lose weight. They are the good source of fiber, thus helpful in achieving your dream of shedding some kilos from your belly. You can add these seeds in salads, curd, milk, or you can enjoy them raw.
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