It’s common knowledge that eating fruit on a daily basis is good for you. Packed with vitamins and minerals, they make for healthy snack options, plus they also reduce your risk of developing heart disease.

Aside from these, eating fruits can also help you with your forever goal of losing weight. Partner them with enough exercise, and you’ll see the difference in a few months’ time.


1. Apples

An apple a day doesn’t only keep the doctor away, but those unwanted pounds as well. According to studies featured on Huffington Post, this fruit keeps you feeling full longer, plus it also has loads of fiber. Experts also revealed that eating an apple before meals can also increase your chances of losing weight faster.

2. Watermelons

MSN reports that a 100 grams of watermelon contains only 30 calories, which sounds amazing when you think of how much of it you can eat. Watermelons are also known to contain arginine, an amino acid that helps burn fat.

3. Bananas

Some say that bananas wreck diets, but according to LiveStrong, it’s about planning your meals right. A six-inch banana contains approximately 90 calories, which is good enough for a filling snack. Bananas are also rich in potassium, which is important in protecting you against cramps especially if you workout.

4. Strawberries

If you find yourself in Baguio sometime soon, stock up on strawberries. Shape.com notes that strawberries are high in antioxidants which are perfect for weight control. Strawberries also aid in normalizing blood sugar levels.

Wondering about other ways to lose weight? Visit our GIRLTalk discussions on Diet and Nutrition and learn through other women's experiences!


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