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Best Summer Foods to Detox and Lose Weight
Certain nutrients, foods, and fruits have their own unique taste and flavors. Above all, variety of foods are also beneficial for your waistline. A speedy detox food could help your brain and body. "There's a psychological component to a cleanse," says Alycea Ungaro, a New York-based wellness guru and celebrity trainer who works with Madonna and Uma Thurman. "It's a chance to hit the 'reset' button."
On the other hand, Jaclyn London, who is M.S., R.D., and a senior dietician at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, recently shared with us about some summer foods which we should eat and which help us drop pounds as well.
Cherries: Cherries have anti-inflammatory elements that basically aid in weight loss efforts. "As an added bonus, these are high in antioxidants and are linked to improved sleep, which should also help regulate your weight," says London.
Tomatoes: Tomatoes are full of water. It helps you remain dehydrated for longer periods especially during summer times. "These are also super-high in potassium, which is great for balancing a diet higher in sodium," says London. Tomatoes have also potassium that helps us in beat bloat.
Jalapeño Peppers: Great spice itself, jalapeno peppers add a spicy touch in your all dishes along with essential healthy components to provide a great wall against fighting uncommon ailments. According to London, "Jalapeno peppers contain capsaicin, which studies have linked to weight loss, research has shown that you tend to eat less food overall when you have something spicy."
Raspberries: Raspberries full an influential weight-loss food. It contains fiber and water. "Raspberries are so ripe, readily available, and delicious right now," says London. "Plus, they’re extremely cheap."
Iced Green Tea: Unsweetened green tea is a great way to detox and lose weight. Recent research demonstrates as catechins in iced green tea could have weight-loss values.