Being a trainer, a lot of clients ask me “what’re well balanced meals?” Well, well balanced meals are basically whole, not fully processed foods that give your system the vitamins and minerals it needs. Examples are fruits and vegetables, fish, all kinds of nuts, milk (if you wish to lose fat only once a week), whey and (green) beans.
However beans and vegetables aren’t particularly tasty. And who said there aren’t foods that are good for your health but additionally tasty? So here are my top 7 healthy but tasty foods:
1) Dark chocolate. Big surprise! Independent of the results in your mood, dark chocolate (high-cacao content) also has results in your heart, circulatory system, brain function and skin. Of course you should eat it in moderation (max. a 1.6-ounce a day).
2) Coconuts. Those nuts aren’t only tasty but additionally extremely abundant with selenium, potassium and healthy fat.
3) Blueberries. They taste good and are packed with antioxidants and fiber.
4) Almonds. Almonds contain about 50% oils (mostly omega-9 fatty acids that are good for your brain). They’re also abundant with vitamin E, fiber and essential minerals. Try to eat them in place of chips and other snacks but restrain yourself if you can – they have a lot of calories.
5) Avocados. They may possibly not be to everyone’s taste, but they’re packed with vitamins (B, E, K), minerals, fiber and healthy fat. You may also create a guacamole (mashed avocados with garlic, onion, tomato, pepper, etc.).
6) Salmon. Salmon is packed with omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins (D, A and B) and minerals like Selenium, Zinc, Phosphorus, Calcium and Iron. And it’s delicious.
7) Full-Fat Milk. Milk is not just tastes good but provides your system with calcium, magnesium, selenium and potassium in addition to vitamin C, D, A, B and K. Moreover, based on a brand new study woman can slightly increase their fertility by consuming full fat dairy food (consuming low fat dairy food, on the other hand, may slightly reduce fertility). Athletes should give low-fat chocolate milk a take to after workouts as studies show it is better still for muscle recovery than special sports drinks.
You could have noticed all the foods on my list are abundant with fat. But it is monounsaturated fat, the “good” fat, which can even lower LDL cholesterol in your body. Yummy food The great fat doesn’t really cause you to fat. Carbohydrates, especially a lot of sugar does. The foods stated earlier make you are feeling full whereas sugar makes you crave for more and thus consume more calories. More important: carbohydrates in general stop your system from burning fat. So if you wish to lose fat and don’t have the time to exercise, avoid carbohydrates.
That’s why bananas aren’t on this list. Yes, bananas involve some vitamins and taste good, but in contrast to the majority of fruits (for example apples) which contain fructose and glucose, bananas also contain sucrose (> carbohydrates), that is quite just like table sugar. That’s reasons why they affect your blood sugar almost like white bread or sugar does.
P.S. If you can’t stop eating toast and oatmeal for breakfast, try coffee with a tiny piece of butter (grass-fed, unsalted). It’s fat, but healthy fat and can make you forget all of the bad carbo-stuff. It might take getting used to at first, but it’s worthwhile!