Overweight and obesity are two quite commonly encountered health issues that affect people worldwide. So, many people give various treatments and methods a try that guarantee to help them lose some weight and fat and have a much healthier life.
Avocado is a quite commonly used food in different weight-loss treatments, regardless of the fact that it is rich in calories. Dieticians say that avocados are an incredible breakfast choice and possess a remarkable power to stimulate the process of losing weight.
The advantages of avocados
Avocados are packed with mono-unsaturated fats that reduce the levels of blood cholesterol and they have the ability to prolong the satiety, as well as prevent overeating. Avocados don’t contain any cholesterol or sodium. This incredible fruit contains folate, potassium, and lutein, and vitamins B, C, E, as well as anti-oxidants that can help prevent the development of cancer.
Dieticians claim that it can be incorporated into your diet plan by having an avocado salad. Take at how it is prepared:
- 2 avocados
- 2 oranges
- 2 bananas
- 300 grams of strawberries
- 2 teaspoon of honey
- 1 pack of vanilla sugar
- 1 cup of orange liqueur
- Half a teaspoon of ground nutmeg
Start by peeling the oranges and cutting them into small pieces. Next, bring the vanilla sugar, honey, and nutmeg to a boil and keep boiling them for several minutes. After that remove the syrup from the heat and let it cool off. Then, divide the avocados in half and get rid of the seed and peel and chop the bananas into round pieces. Combine the oranges, avocados and bananas. Divide the strawberries in half and add them in the salad. Combine sweet syrup and the liqueur and pour it over the salad.
The beneficial properties of the used ingredients
Oranges have a low number of calories and don’t contain any fats or cholesterol. They contain vitamins A and C and pectin-a soluble fiber. In combination with other anti-oxidants, these two vitamins present in oranges can help prevent the development of cancer. The anti-oxidants found in oranges are zea-xanthin, lutein, alpha/beta carotenes, and beta-cryptoxanthin.
Strawberries are rich in folic acid, vitamins C and K, fiber, manganese, and potassium. For hundreds of years, the phytonutrients and flavonoids found in strawberries have been used for treating skin problems and digestive disorders. The large quantity of fructose and fiber in strawberries regulates the glucose and prolongs the satiety, as well as prevents overeating.
Bananas are going to give you energy and refresh the cells and tissues. They contain trace quantities of cholesterol, sodium, as well as hydrogenated fats; but they are abundant in manganese, vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium, and fiber.