If some years ago someone had told us that eating seeds will help us loose weight, we wouldn’t have believed him. However, the consumption of this small food has been integrated in our diet since a few years.
With a heigh fibre content, it prevents diabetes, vascular diseases, helps regulating your cholesterol levels, and it improves your intestinal transit. If you are on a diet plan, don’t worry, they have less fat than nuts and they have proteins, Omega-3, vitamins and fibre.
5 seeds to lose weight
Those are super seeds. They contain a great amount of fibre (30%), they are iron-rich, they have magnesium, potasium, Omega-3 and they are very low-fat. Besides, they satisfy your appetite and accelerate your metabolism, they are able to absorb seven times their weight in water, creating a sort of jelly that gives you a feeling of satisfaction when you eat them.
They won’t just help you controlling your appetite but they are also good for the circulation system thanks to the high percentage of Omega 3 and 6 acid, it calms the gastrointestinal system, especially the stomach heart-burn and it helps increasing the good cholesterol levels and lower the bad cholesterol ones.
We recommend 1 or 2 spoons per day. You can add it to your salads, juices, yougurts, smoothies or even eat them with water.
Also known as linseeds. They contain a great amount of dietetic fibre, more than any other kind of cereal, and it’s a natural source of omega 3 fatty acids, exceeding any kind of fish. They also contain a lot of phytoestrogens which acts the same way as a natural estrogen from our body and helping our hormons to stay stable.
They are easy to find in supermarkets or in herbalists. With a good and smooth taste, they are the perfect condiment for your salads, milkshakes, yogurts and everything you want.
Rich in minerals, fibre and proteins, they bring magnesium, vitain E, calcium and zinc. The elevated percentage of calcium stands out because it’s 10 times higher than the milk’s. These seeds help us feeling satisfied and they control our digestion.
It’s recommended that you brown them in the oven or in a frying pan without oil before eating them. You can add them to your salad, bread, soups or even in the chicken.
The pumpkin seeds are rich in phytosterols, wich help reinforcing the inmune system and reducing the cholesterol in the blood. They bring minerals such as phosphorus, iron, manganesium, magnesium, copper, and zinc, and also proteins, vitaminK and triptophan. These seeds help increase the lean mass and they keep the sugar level stable.
Don’t eat more than a handful of these seeds per day and add them to your salads, vegetables or even rices and pastas. It¡s better if you don’t cook them.
These are the most tasteful seeds, and they bring you calcium, fibre, iron, phosphorus, magnesium and niacin. They are very digestive because they stimulate the production of gastric juices.
They are perfect if you want to add them to you fishes, chicken, turkey, salads…
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