Here are 7 kinds of foods you can consume comfortably during your weight loss journey!
1. Wax Gourd (Winter Melon)
High fibre content for improved metabolic rate¹
Prevent fat accumulation and facilitate digestion
Reduce water retention
Soften nodules and disperse stagnation
Alginate natural fibre for blocking fat absorption in the gut²
3. Lotus Leaf
Lower blood pressure
Rich in taurine amino acid to slow the speed of fat and carbohydrates absorption
Offer antiobesity and hypolipidemic effects³
Barley water can reduce water retention and bloating
Low glycaemic index regulate blood sugar levels
Beta-glucan fibre can reduce visceral fat⁴
5. Hawthorn Berry
Lower blood pressure and increase metabolism to burn excess fat
Reduce fat buildup in the blood, liver, and fatty tissues
Improve lipids metabolism in the liver and adipose tissue⁵
Rich in minerals, vitamins, high concentration of fiber, and low in calories
Apple peels’ Ursolic acid natural compound for calorie burning⁶
Moderate cholesterol and blood sugar
Rich quercetin source for improving hyperlipidemia and obesity complications⁷
Strong probiotic, fat-free food to promote digestion
Rich in soluble fibre to keep your gut healthy
Always remember to avoid consuming anything in bulk or in excess amounts, finding a balance is always the key to reaching your health goals.
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