Metabolism is a complex network of hormones and enzymes that not only convert food into energy for you to be active but also efficiently burn the energy.
These are 3 fruits you should eat to increase your body metabolism
Avocado is popularly called pear in Nigeria and is rich in fiber, potassium, vitamin E, vitamin B complex and folic acid.
It helps to boost the absorption of fat-soluble, vitamins and nutrients when taken alongside meals. It is enriched with sodium but low in cholesterol and folic acid.
It can prevent birth defects for pregnant women. When you take avocado with vegetables, you are adding more nutrients than eating the vegetables alone and at the same time, you’ll be consuming monounsaturated fat (i.e.: the good fat) which in turn reduces the risk of heart-related diseases.
This fruit contains half of the daily recommended vitamins and mineral such as vitamin A, vitamin C, omega 3, fatty acids, B-vitamins, beta-carotene, and polyphenols.
It has been proven to be low in saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium. However, it is a good source of dietary fiber which enhances easy digestion of your foods thereby preventing indigestion and constipation.
The beta-carotene in mango, when converted to vitamin A, is a good antioxidant which helps to boost your body immune system. Due to the rich iron content of mangoes, it’s an excellent fruit supplement for anemia patients and pregnant women.
If you want mango fruit to get ripe quickly, simply soak a hard unripe one in water, simmering for about 10 minutes. This will aid it ripening fast.
This is a sweet fruit used for different food recipes. However, this fruit has some other benefits especially its liquid content (coconut water). Apart from the fact that the clean water is good for hydration, it has the same level of electrolytic balance for human blood.
It makes a better drink for sportsmen than the processed drinks because of its low sugar and salts and is high in potassium.
In addition, its flesh and oil are good for you as well.
Coconut flesh helps to increase the rate of metabolism thereby decreasing the risk of obesity, provides the body with fatty acids needed to improve the heart, improves digestion and prevents unnecessary cravings for fatty snacks and flour products.
In conclusion, be eating these fruits as your morning or afternoon snack and prevent snacking in an unhealthy way.
You can top up your salad with mashed avocado and coconut and you’ll be increasing your body metabolism, your daily nutrients with its vitamins and mineral absorption.
For more snacks & food recipes for weight loss, read weight loss made simple.
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