15 Foods that give you energy while helping you lose weight

We know that spending all day in the office or at any job can make you feel anxious, which in turn can cause hunger and you end up eating the first thing you find. In the long run, this lifestyle can lead you to gain weight.

So that this does not happen, here we leave you a list of foods that you can consume at any time and in the amount you want, to satisfy your appetite, with the fantastic quality that you will not earn an extra gram and they will give you many vitamins to take care of your body. So take note and load some of these delicious delicacies in your backpack.

1. Grapefruit

Grapefruits are a fruit high in antioxidants that help prevent premature ageing. Also, they contain very little sugar, which helps to lose weight and accelerate metabolism. They are rich in fiber and vitamin C and help stabilize sugar levels.

2. Cucumber

They contain multiple B vitamins: B1, B5 and B7 (biotin); B vitamins are also known to help relieve feelings of anxiety and reduce some of the harmful effects of stress. In addition to being a very fresh food, it is composed entirely of water and fibre.

3. Apple

They help reduce blood cholesterol and contain large amounts of potassium, which controls blood pressure and reduces the risk of a heart attack. It has many antioxidants, and its fiber prevents the formation of cancer cells. Activates the digestive system and gives a feeling of fullness during the day.

4. Cauliflower

It helps fight cancer, is anti-inflammatory, rich in antioxidants and improves the health of the heart and brain. It provides massive amounts of vitamin C, vitamin K, beta carotene and many others while supporting healthy digestion and detoxification.

5. Cranberry

They have antioxidants, which neutralize free radicals that are related to the development of cancer, cardiovascular diseases and other conditions associated with age. They are considered low-fat food and are full of fiber to keep you energized for longer.

6. Celery

It is composed of 95 percent water and provides essential minerals such as iron, phosphorus, calcium, potassium, copper, sulfur, aluminum, silicon, magnesium, zinc and vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, B9, C, E, K, PP It improves digestion, is relaxing, antibacterial, diuretic, helps to reduce inflammation and is ideal for those who want to lose weight.

7. Lettuce

It has a high diuretic component due to its high doses of potassium. It is beneficial in diets designed to lower the level of blood sugar because of its purifying qualities. It is also a food with high doses of calcium, phosphorus and a great source of elements such as selenium, which helps prevent premature ageing and prevents colon, prostate and lung cancer, and can even help fight dandruff.

8. Egg

It is the most nutritious food in nature, and it contains vitamins A, E, D, B12, B6, B2, B1, and minerals such as iron, phosphorus and zinc. The yolk has vitamin D. It is rich in amino acids and essential vitamins; it is recommended to eat it boiled, not fried.

9. Tomato

It is rich in folate, vitamin E, iron, potassium and lycopene, which gives it its particular red colour, and is one of the most potent antioxidants that exist and is found in tomato pulp. It is composed of 94 percent water; it serves to avoid problems in the urinary tract, and thanks to its contribution of potassium help us reduce cholesterol and protects us from cardiovascular diseases. As if this were not enough, tomato makes you have beautiful skin and healthy teeth.

10. Orange

It has benefits that can help in the treatment of heart disease, acne, intestinal problems and cold, among others. It is a great source of vitamin C, and it helps strengthen your immune system, wound healing and tissue formation.

 11. Popcorn

They are rich in fiber, phenolic compounds, antioxidants, B vitamins, manganese and magnesium, in addition to vitamin E. They promote digestion and prevent constipation, keep your digestive system healthy. They reduce blood sugar and control low cholesterol levels. They prevent ageing, cancer and help in weight loss.

12. Pineapple

It is rich in insoluble fibres that act as a sponge in the intestines, facilitate intestinal transit and help improve constipation. It promotes intestinal health and optimizes that of your skin since it eliminates toxins.

13. Melon

It has a high percentage of water (90%), low in calories and sodium, and almost 1 g of fibre, which gives satiety. It helps in the process of weight loss, it is recommended for people suffering from diabetes and contains simple carbohydrates, potassium and vitamins A, C and E.

14. Broccoli

Prevents cancer, protects the heart, detoxify the body, protects bones, takes care of your eyes, improves skin, prevents anaemia and constipation, strengthens the immune system, and it is recommended to consume it during pregnancy, as it is rich in folic acid, proteins, calcium, antioxidants, fibre and phosphorus.

15. Strawberries

It has low fat, and few calories have a high content of fiber, vitamin C, antioxidants, potassium and folic acid. It helps clean teeth and regulates intestinal transit. It has many antioxidants and omega 3.