Soybeans contain lecithin; a naturally occurring substance which stops your cells from accumulating fat. Acting like a barrier, lecithin shields fat from forming on your cells while breaking down fatty deposits in your body. To get your regular fix, order a side of Edamame beans the next time you’re at a Japanese restaurant, or try sprinkling some roasted soybeans on salads.
Eat less and feel fuller with a bowl of soup! According to an international study, soup is an appetite suppressant due to its combination of hunger satisfying liquids and solids. The study also found women who had a bowl of soup before lunch consumed 100 less calories at their next meal!
Although these nuts often have a bad reputation due to their high calorie content, almonds have a range of health and weight loss benefits! They are high in vitamin B2 which helps combat stress, reducing the natural production of cortisol, a hormone produced when we’re stressed! Plus, their rich vitamin E levels help counteract free radical damage for healthy skin. Win, win!
Fat can help you lose weight? Hard to believe, but true! Polyunsaturated fats found in olive oil can work as an appetite suppressant, helping you eat less. Oleic acid also found in olive oil can help breakdown excess fats in the body. We know what we’re cooking with tonight!
An apple a day keeps the doctor AND fat away apparently! Apples contain pectin, a chemical which limits the amount of fat your cells can absorb.