Weightloss Secrets Foods Found Everyday in Our Kitchen

You will be surprised how the usual fruits and vegetables that we often take for granted are essential in fat destruction and excretion. Citrus fruits which are actually known to repair damaged tissues are also effective in fighting fat. Did you know that garlic is used primarily in oriental medicine as an anti-biotic? And are apples remarkably effective in keeping doctors away? Here are some weight loss secrets that you might want to try:

Vitamin C

Vitamin C (also known as ascorbic acid) is a water soluble vitamin that acts in many ways, when our body is injured, vitamin C promotes repair by collecting collagen at the site of injury. Vitamin C is also known to be effective in reducing fat since it liquefies or dilutes it making it ineffective and easier to excrete out of the system. Vitamin C also helps in burning the cholesterol deposits of our bodies and creates a barrier against future cholesterol deposits in the blood vessels. Adding citrus fruits to your diet such as grapefruits, tangerines, oranges, limes, and lemons, will vastly increase your metabolism, which makes it easier for your body to get rid of the fatty deposits in the linings of your blood vessels, and it will also eventually help you control your blood cholesterol levels as well.

Lecithin

Lecithin is a natural chemical that acts be shielding your cells from fat. These chemicals that are typically found in soy beans acts like shields that form barriers between fats and your cells. It also has the ability to breakdown the fatty deposits in your body. Eating soybeans for at least 3 times a week boosts your body’s ability to dispose of fat. Soybeans can be easily bought from groceries and health food stores.

Pectin

A common chemical found in apples, berries and other fresh fruits is called pectin. Pectin is found in the cell walls of fruits, most specially apples. Pectin is known for its water binding properties since it absorbs watery substances and in turn, this water substances attack the cells that are responsible for releasing fat. Pectin once absorbed in your system, limits the number of fat that your cells can absorb or deposit. An apple a day really does keep the doctor away. Add apples, fresh fruits, berries, and other pectin rich foods to your diet, it does not only keep fat away but also cures your appetite for something sweet.