Keep your weight with citrus fruits

Aug 16, 2013 No Comments by

Would you like to find something healthy to include in your diet? Something healthy, yet delicious? Then you should look closer at citrus fruits, as they are really good for your general health. There are various fruits to choose from, such as oranges, lemons, grapefruits, limes and pomelos, as well as tangerines.

Are you suffering from obesity? Or are you afraid of gaining weight, since you’ve noticed a slight change on the scale lately? Then you will be helped by including citrus fruits in your diet, as they will help you fight weight gain. Tangerines contains a flavonoid called nobiletin, and this flavonoid will help prevent weight gain. It also helps prevent a dangerous disease, namely type II diabetes.

Stay away from strokes

Anyone can get a stroke, but it’s actually possible to prevent it by eating oranges, grapefruits or juice from any of these two fruits. They contain flavanone, and this decreases the risk of stroke caused by blood-clots.

Some citrus fruits, such as the satsuma mandaring, will help prevent various types of cancer too. Studies performed shows that the hesperidin and the beta-cryptoxanthin in this fruit helps prevent tumour growth in the lungs, the tongue and the colon.

As you probably know already, citrus fruits are rich in vitamin C, and this is great for your overall health. It provides you with important antioxidants, and this may very well keep you healthy and energetic during the long, upcoming winter.

Great for your weight

It’s already been told that citrus fruits are a great addition in your daily diet if you want to fight weight gain. There is one more reason for this actually, namely the fact that the fiber in the fruit will make you feel full longer, which will keep you away from eating between the meals. Want to look good this autumn? Then you should carry around a citrus fruit everywhere you go, so that you can eat it between meals to avoid cravings for sweets.

Food, Health, Weight loss

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My name is Tezz and I'm a 29-years-old mother of 2. I spend most of my time at soccer practice, hockey practice or floor ball practice with my sons, but I also enjoy exercising myself. I love zumba, aerobics, jogging and of course power walking. My interest in health and training has grown since I became a mom. It all started when I wanted to lose a few extra pounds that I gained during my pregnancies, but it increased to become an honest interest in exercising and today I find it important to have a healthy lifestyle. I've also worked as a skincare consultant for a couple of years and I love beauty related topics just as much as health related topics. I love makeup and skincare and I'm looking forward to share my hobbies with you!
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