Often, problems with weight concern people who have violated the metabolism. And for these people is the hardest to lose weight. Metabolism problems also lead to other problems: in addition to obesity, it could be hypertension and increased blood sugar levels. In the future, such people may be at risk of heart disease, atherosclerosis and diabetes.
Help in solving these problems can be vegetables. According to research by American nutritionists, people with metabolic disorders, can lose weight by eating vegetable juice.
Drinking just 300 ml of vegetable juice per day, for 3 months you can get rid of the 1.5 kg weight, and prevent the development of many chronic diseases.
Suitable for making juice, many kinds of vegetables: carrots, beets, zucchini, cabbage, cucumbers. You should only drink fresh juice, slowly, using a straw. Weight loss in vegetable juices should not add any salt or sugar.
The main function of vegetables in our diet – it is maintaining the normal function of the intestine. Getting in our stomach, vegetables stimulate the secretion of digestive juices and increase their activity. Vegetables are also rich in vitamins and microelements. Vitamin A (carotene) found in carrots, parsley, tomatoes. A lot of vitamin C in cabbage, sweet pepper, green onion. In vegetables there are potassium, calcium, phosphorus, iron and magnesium.
One of the main advantages of vegetables, making them the ideal food for obese people, is their low calorie content. Thus, in 100 g of cauliflower contains only 30 calories, and cabbage – 27 kcal.
Calorie of Pumpkin is 29 calories, eggplant – 24 calories, tomatoes and zucchini – 23 kcal.
Almost all vegetables (except potatoes) contain small amounts of carbohydrates, which also speaks for them to participate actively in the diet of slimming. Even if you have chosen to one of the protein diets, do not forget about vegetables – after all vegetables will help you avoid many problems with the kidneys and gastrointestinal tract, which are fraught with a diet rich in protein.
The most useful are fresh vegetables. For maximum preservation of vitamins and minerals should be minimized contact vegetables with the air. Grind them just before use to be and as much as possible into large chunks. If you need to cook vegetables, then cook them in their skins and need no more than 10-15 minutes. Prolonged cooking destroys most of the nutrients.
For prolonged storage of vegetables also reduces the vitamin content, to avoid this, it is recommended to freeze vegetables or sour.
Of vegetables can be prepared salads, dressed with vegetable oil (it improves the digestibility of vegetables), soup, put them or lightly boil, bake. Vegetable diets argue that food to lose weight can be not only useful but also tasty.
Combine vegetables with each other, but keep in mind the sense of proportion. For weight loss and good health a person needs about 600 grams of vegetables or a half cup of vegetable juice.