Tuesday, 15 September 2015

6 Seeds That Can Help You Lose Weight and Keep it off




If you want to lose weight and have been grappling with the issue for a while, maybe you should think about a few changes to your diet plan. Apart from eating right and exercising, there are a few more things you can do to shed those kilos and keep the weight off. One such tip is to add healthy seeds to your meals. Here are 6 seeds you should include in your diet.




Flaxseeds: Rich in vitamin B, magnesium and manganese, flaxseed is also rich in omega-e fatty acids and high in fibre — all of which can keep you healthy by replenishing your vitamin reserves and helps keep you feeling full for longer.




Fenugreek or methi seeds: According to Deanne Panday, celebrity trainer and author of the book Shut Up and Train, fenugreek seeds are great for those looking to lose weight and prevent it from coming back. This is because they are a great source of soluble dietary fibre, and help lower LDL cholesterol levels. They also bind to toxins and help protect your colon and its mucous membrane from the formation of cancers. Packed with thiamine, vitamin B6, folic acid, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin A and vitamin C, methi seeds are a great addition to your daily meal.




Chia seeds (sabja): A great source of all essential amino acids, chia seeds are gluten free. They also have omega-3 fatty acids and fibre.




Pumpkin seeds: Packed with antioxidants, pumpkin seeds are a great source of vitamin B-complex and vitamin E. They also contain high levels of copper, manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and selenium. .




Sesame or til seeds: Especially rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acids, sesame seeds help lower LDL cholesterol levels and increase the level of HDL in your blood stream. Known to prevent the onset of coronary artery disease and strokes. Apart from that sesame seeds are a rich source of dietary proteins, amino acids and vitamin B complex.





Sunflower seeds: A rich source of dietary fibres and amino acids, sunflower seeds help lower LDL cholesterol and Increase your HDL (good cholesterol) cholesterol levels — helping keeping your heart healthy and you safe from coronary artery disease and strokes.
With inputs for Shut Up and Train by Deanne Pandey.
Thehealthsite.com

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