LEMON water is often hailed as the perfect way to start the day. Jennifer Aniston. Hilary Duff. Christie Brinkley - they're all supposed to massive fans of drinking a daily dose of lemon water. But what exactly does it do, and can it really help us to lose body fat?What exactly is lemon water? It's exactly what it says on the tin - it's hot water with lemon juice added in. There are no rules about how much lemon juice you add; you can slice up a bit of fruit and add it in or squeeze an entire lemon. Some people add the rind too. It's great for the skin Lemon water contains a load of vitamins Celebs and other wellness freaks drink it because it's supposed to lift your mood, energy levels, improve your immune system and your metabolism - helping you lose weight. Half a lemon contains 25 per cent of your recommended daily intake of the vitamin - which can help improve cardiovascular and eye health, as well as reducing our risk of things like stroke and cancer. Dr Sarah Brewer told The … [Read more...] about Drinking THIS before breakfast really can help you lose weight – and it helps banish spots too
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WANT to lose weight and slash belly fat? Why not try one of these high-protein snacks? By Christine Younan / Published 16th September 2018 GETTY STOCK IMAGE WEIGHT LOSS: These six foods will help you shed unwanted belly fat fast (Pic: GETTY STOCK IMAGE) If you’ve got weight loss on your mind, protein is an essential nutrient to help reach your goals.Not only do they build blocks of body tissue, they even serve as a fuel source providing energy after a workout.And with any diet, protein is an important component and getting the right amount is crucial.Here are six high-protein snacks that will help you burn belly fat fast. 20 fat-burning foods that help you lose weight 20 fat-burning foods that help you lose weight 1 / 20 Getty Images Avacodo - includes monosaturated fatty acids that are more likely to be used as slow burning energy than stored as body fat Related Articles Should you drink protein after exercise? The truth might SHOCK you … [Read more...] about High-protein snacks: Six foods that will help you lose weight and slash belly fat fast
APPLE cider vinegar has been used for weight loss for a long time – but does drinking it actually help you lose weight? By Ariane Sohrabi-Shiraz / Published 30th August 2018 Some claim Apple cider vinegar (ACV) can be used as a cure-all for a host of different conditions.Many believe its properties can be used for sore throats, skin and hair problems and diabetes.One of the other areas where it is widely used it to aid weight loss.ACV is a popular choice for people who want to lose weight, but does it actually work? We explore. Related Articles Apple cider vinegar for weight loss: This is how much you need to drink daily to shed fat Green tea for weight loss: How much should you drink daily to shed belly fat? Sally Morgan weight loss: How did psychic Celebrity Big Brother 2018 star shed 16.5 stone? GETTY Apple cider vinegar for weight loss: Does drinking it actually help you lose weight? “There’s no set amount of apple cider vinegar … [Read more...] about Apple cider vinegar for weight loss: Does drinking it actually help you lose weight?
NOTHING can derail a diet like a 3pm sugar slump. When you're hungry, even the best intentions can go out of the window. So it follows that one of the key pillars of healthy eating and fat loss is keeping hunger at bay. You want to have a breakfast that not only energises you but sees you through until lunchtime, when you then have a meal that keeps your blood sugar level and thus avoiding any mid-afternoon cravings and fatigue. There have been plenty of theories banded around regarding how to curb our excess, from drinking a glass of water before tucking into main meals, to snacking on Worcestershire Sauce-flavoured soups. But you know, when it comes to that full-feeling, some dishes are better than others. We spoke to nutritionist Amanda Ursell to find out which foods naturally help to beat hunger:1. Omelette "People eat around 400 fewer calories over the whole day when they have a two-egg breakfast, for instance, in an omelette, compared with a breakfast rich in starchy, fast … [Read more...] about Eight foods to beat hunger cravings and help you lose weight – from curry to a roast dinner
IF you enjoy a breakfast of milky cereal and tea, then today is your lucky day. Because scientists now believe that starting the day with a high-protein milk meal could help keep type 2 diabetes at bay, and even help you to lose weight. A team from the Human Nutraceutical Research Unity at the University of Guelph (in collaboration with the University of Toronto), have been looking at what effect having milk at breakfast has on blood glucose levels and hunger. They've found that consuming milk with breakfast cereal reduces blood glucose levels more than having water. And having high-protein milk is even better than the regular stuff. Milk containing more protein also reduces appetite later in the day, compared with lower-protein dairy. The team examined the effects of increasing protein concentration (particularly whey), with a high-carb breakfast cereal, on feelings of fullness, blood glucose and food consumed later in the day. They found that whey and casein (the two proteins … [Read more...] about A glass of milk a day ‘keeps diabetes at bay’ – and could help you lose weight