Proteins not only improve the condition of the skin, hair, and nails but also help to lose weight. Fish, white meat, eggs and other “protein” foods are very nutritious – according to statistics in people who sit on protein diets, the diet decreases by an average of 10%.
But the main thing is that the protein helps burn calories. Thus, from products with a high protein content and a minimum amount of carbohydrates are threefold: they help look good, quickly eat up and do not gain excess weight.
Everyone knows that vitamin C is indispensable for colds, but few, who knows that it also helps to lose weight. So, according to the research of Canadian scientists, the deficiency in the body of ascorbic acid (as well as magnesium, zinc and other microelements) leads to a delay and deposition of “harmful” fats.
Honey has antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties, and also promotes immunity. But this does not end its useful functions – it is also proved that honey, being a natural sweetener, helps to normalize blood sugar and reduce weight.
The next news will also please sweeties: according to a recent study by Dr. L. L. Katz, the head of the research center at the Yale University School of Medicine, cocoa protects the skin from the harmful effects of ultraviolet light, strengthens the nervous system, improves mood and promotes rapid saturation.
Resveratrol is a substance released by some plants as a protective reaction against parasites, contained in the skin of grapes, in cocoa (again!), Peanuts and red wine. Resveratrol has neuroprotective, anti-inflammatory, antidiabetic, antiviral and other beneficial effects, and also prevents fat deposition. So a glass of red wine at dinner not only does not harm losing weight but even contributes to it.