APPLES + PEANUT BUTTER + CINNAMON
A classic combo, that’s healthy but also delicious. Peanut butter contains monounsaturated fat, which keeps you feeling full & helps you slim down! Spread on an apple, which is full of fibre and helps reducing visceral fat. Sprinkle cinnamon on top, which contains antioxidants that help keep blood sugar stable and prevents crashes that lead to weight gain.
GREEK YOGURT + RASPBERRIES + ALMOND
Greek yogurt is our fav yogurts for healthy consumption. Packed with protein, which helps you build fat-burning muscle. It has a healthy dose of vitamin D and calcium, both of which can help turn off the fat-producing stress hormone cortisol. Add some raspberries & berries, researchers have proven they can help stop formation of fat cells. A study was published that people who ate just 1.5 ounces of almonds a day had a reduction in leg and belly fat.
WATER + CUCUMBER + LEMON
The first thing you should do when you wake up is sip on some lemon & cucumber water. It’s the easiest way to boost weight loss. Lemon is an appetite suppressant and helps clean out the body.
EGGS + OLIVE OIL + SPINACH
Thanks to the protein content (approx. 6 grams per large egg), eggs are a great choice when it comes to a meal or snack.A study published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements found that obese women who were given arginine over a 12-week period lose an average of 7 centimetres from their waists, and dropped an average of 3kgs. Add spinach, which is rich in muscle boosting iron.
SALMON + YOGHURT + SWEET POTATO
Salmon is one of the best choices when it comes to building muscle and burning fat as it’s full of healthy proteins. It’s rich in omega-3, which contains anti-inflammatory fat-burning properties. Add Sweet potato, which is a slow carb that keeps you full for longer. Top with a dash of a yogurt to get some extra calcium, vitamin C, and protein.
POTATOES + OLIVE OIL + PEPPER
White potatoes in moderation & cooked in a healthy way, can help you lose weight. Full of potassium, which decreases bloating. Australian researchers found that potatoes are more filling than brown rice and oats. Don’t deep fry, make sure you bake them!
DARK CHOCOLATE + BERRIES + WALNUTS
Adding dark chocolate could actually help you lose weight! It is made of 70% cacao & is full of antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties. Double up on antioxidants by pairing with berries. Walnuts are full of good polyunsaturated fats and can reduce fat storage.