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10 Foods Thin Women Eat

Ever wonder how some women manage to keep their weight under control, and always look thin? Well, more than likely, a healthy diet plays a major role in their physique.

There are many foods that aid in weight loss, and help maintain a healthy weight. Here is a list of the most common foods that these healthy women eat.

Whole Grains

Whole grains like steel cut oat, bulgur, and quinoa are a great source of dietary fibre which provides a sense of fullness and helps control hunger and overeating.

Whole grains can also help lower high cholesterol and promote good heart health.

Salmon

Salmon is high in Omega-3 fatty acids that promote good heart health and provide satiety. Salmon is also high in protein which will help increase energy throughout the day.

Low Fat DairyLow-Fat Dairy

Dairy products like yoghurt, cheese, and milk are high in calcium. Studies have found that diets high in calcium have been linked to weight loss because calcium blocks the urge to overeat.

Other studies have shown that weight is better maintained when consuming at least 1000 mg of calcium per day. Most dairy is also high in protein which will keep the body energized as well.

When choosing dairy opt for part skim or low fat to avoid some of the saturated fat that is present in their full fat versions.

Walnuts

Yes, walnuts are high in fat, but it is of the heart healthy variety. Walnuts are a powerful snack that will provide a feeling of fullness between meals, and help curb unhealthy cravings. Not only do walnuts contain protein for energy, but they also contain co-enzyme Q10 which help increase mental alertness and cognitive function. Enjoy walnuts in salads, sauces, cereals, and yoghurt, or as a snack all on their own.

Beans

It doesn’t matter whether eating black, red, kidney, navy, or white, beans can lend a helping hand in weight loss and maintaining a healthy weight. Beans are high in dietary fibre, protein, and carbohydrates which will keep energy levels up and hunger under control.

Green Leafy Vegetables

Green leafy vegetables like kale, spinach, and arugula are not only loaded with vitamin C and A, and have healthy amounts of dietary fibre in each serving, but they are also low in calories. These veggies can be easily used to make salads or added to entries to bulk up meals. Bulky low calorie food provides more satisfied feeling which will deter overeating.

Apples

High in soluble fibre, apples are hearth healthy and filling. This portable snack is perfect to grab on the go. Because apples contain natural sugars, they can satisfy any sweet tooth.

BerriesBerries

Berries like strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries are considerable low in calories and sugar compared to other fruits. They also contain tons of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

Berries are high in dietary fibre to aid in digestive health and aid in weight loss. Berries are a great addition to yoghurt, oatmeal, and salads, or can be enjoyed all by themselves.

Sweet Potatoes

Lower in calories than the starchy, white version, these fibrous potatoes will help curb hunger and aid in digestion. Loaded with potassium, these delicious potatoes are also great for heart health. They can be enjoyed baked with a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg on top.

Olive Oil

Although olive oil seems high in calories and fat, when consumed in moderation, olive oil can provide a sense of fullness. This Mediterranean treasure is contains heart healthy fats that help protect the cardiovascular system.

When choosing olive oil, the most beneficial kind is extra virgin olive oil that is cold pressed. Use olive oil as a substitute for butter and other oils that are higher in saturated fats.

Wayne Larsen is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He helps adults lose weight at One Fitness Weight Loss Fat Camp for Adults.

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One Response to “10 Foods Thin Women Eat”

  1. Wow it’s great to know this list ya. Weight loss tips are quite necessary for everyone to know these days. Because we don’t even know when we do we gain weight. Just staying at home having mom’s food will make us gain weight…. :P. It’s nice to know about these foods.
    Along with this we need to add fibre rich foods like

    1.cucumbers
    2.water melon
    2.Zucchini etc too…….. 🙂
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