In the summer, we tend to drop those extra kilos is much easier than in other seasons. And it was not that hot sun's rays heat a little fat, inadvertently deposited at the waist, hips and other important places, and summer beach fun make him retreat from their positions. It is important that in the summer and changing nature of power, with changes in the most natural way. The abundance of fruits, berries, vegetables - fresh, straight from the beds, the most unobtrusive way pushes us to reduce the consumption of pastries, sweets, fatty and heavy foods.
Well, if you are still conscious, and will include in their daily summer menu dishes of zucchini, cabbage, carrots, by the end of the season definitely get rid of three to six extra kilos.
By the way, these vegetables are included in the increasingly popular Nordic or
. The main components of this diet - squash and Brussels sprouts - vegetables rich in fiber and antioxidants.
want to lose weight - eat zucchini
, Stewed, baked, raw! In addition to losing weight, you still and heal your body
. Courgettes have many useful properties: zucchini juice is an excellent remedy for calming the nervous system
. In addition, squash contains many useful trace elements, quickly satisfy hunger
. Courgettes contain little sugar, carotene, protein, and vitamins C and B
. Pitchers of medium size (about 100 gr
. ) Has a caloric value of only about 27 calories and is therefore perfectly suited for low-calorie food
. For the preparation of many delicious and healthy dishes are better suited unripe squash, whose tender tasty flesh and seeds nonrigid
. It is better to give preference squash with dark green skin that can not be removed, as otherwise you will lose eighty percent of nutrients
. Due to easy digestibility and low calorie squash is one of the most popular vegetables in the diets for weight loss
. By the way, among the fans of squash called diet Catherine Deneuve, Sophia Loren, Alain Delon, Margaret Thatcher
The second most important component of the Nordic diet is
It is believed that this vegetable have been cultivated in Belgium (near Brussels). In the axils of the leaves of cabbage this peculiar form kochanchiki rounded up to 5 cm in diameter, whose number per plant can reach 50-70 pieces. The mass of each kochanchiki - up to 20 g, and that's what they need to eat.
Brussels sprouts rich in vitamin C, A, B6, B9, free amino acids (methionine, lysine, leucine, tyrosine, tryptophan, etc.), Sugar, potassium, phosphorus, iron, sodium, magnesium. This is a very valuable dietary vegetable - having low calorie, brussels sprouts are well saturated, so quite a long time, people do not feel hunger.
For example, soup, brewed from kochanchiki Brussels sprouts, for its nutritional value is not inferior to meat, but it is much better absorbed by the body.
It proved its positive effect on the heart muscle and pancreas. And it is also known that eating fresh Brussels sprouts promotes regeneration of various tissues of the body.
There is evidence that regular consumption of Brussels sprouts reduces the risk of cancer.
In fact, diet is suitable for any sort of cabbage: Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower and others. All kinds of cabbage have low calorie weight and useful properties. For example, the traditional cabbage - a significant source of vitamin C. In 100 grams of her summer and fall contain up to 30 mg of this vitamin. There in the cabbage and B vitamins, and mineral substances it contains potassium, calcium, phosphorus. It contains a lot of fiber, increases the secretion of gastric juice. Excellent taste, a set of biologically active substances, including vitamin U, suggest the cabbage is not only useful, but also healing.
But back to the Nordic diet! In addition to squash and cabbage Norwegian diet includes high intake
fish and lean meat and dairy products made from sheep's milk.
Low-fat dairy products and meat diet allows the body to provide the right amount of protein, and fish supplies so we need polyunsaturated fatty acids omega-3.
The spectrum of positive effects of omega-3 fatty acids in the body is quite wide - from the anti-inflammatory action to normalization of the cardiovascular system and rejuvenate.
Enter the northern diet and northern berries such as
Blueberries, cranberries and cloudberries
. According to the content of biologically active substances and mineral salts, these berries are one of the most useful of wild berries. They can protect against major diseases of our time - heart disease and cancer. Their bioflavonoids, triterpene acids, volatile and other active components contribute to reducing the permeability of blood vessels, improve supply of peripheral tissues and brain oxygen and glucose, reduce cholesterol.
The composition of berries include potassium, sodium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, manganese, molybdenum, copper and many other minerals.
The berries have antioxidant, vegetostabiliziruyuschim, a tonic effect.
Nordic berries - good vitaminonositeli. It contains vitamins A, C, K, P, PP, B1, B2, B5, B6, and others. Due to its natural origin, these vitamins have significantly higher activity than their synthetic forms.
Because of pectin in a large number contained in the berries, berry removal of residues from the body. They regulate lipid metabolism, prevent the formation and accumulation of fat, increase the burning of fat accumulated in the body. Antioxidants help the berries protect the body from the ravages of free radicals and the chronic diseases associated with aging. They increase the body's resistance. Involved in the metabolism of skin cells, protect intracellular structures from the damaging effects of free radicals, increase the life expectancy of the cells of the body.
Well, if the northern Nordic diet seems you are too poor, and that in fact popular
no one denied!
For the Mediterranean diet is considered the norm in human kilogram
in a day. A characteristic feature of the Southern diet - using as a basis the same products: tomatoes, peppers, zucchini and eggplant, olive oil and olives, fish and pasta, garlic, onions.
Nutritionists say that the olives (and green, and black) are rich in vitamins A, C, E, and contain very useful vegetable fat, sugar, protein and pectin. Remember to add to dishes
garlic and fresh herbs
: Marjoram, tarragon, basil, celery, parsley, dill, cilantro, etc.
Are required in the diet of southern latitudes
fruits and berries
Peaches, apricots and grapes. If you are concerned that the consumption of sweet fruit, like a peach, a negative impact on the figure - do not worry. Doggie contains few calories (okolo35 calories) and high in fiber. If you want to have a beautiful velvety skin and keep the effect for a long time, the regular consumption of peaches can help you achieve this result, as the peach improve the nutrition of the skin retain moisture in its cells, protecting the skin from wrinkles. In addition, peach flavor - a wonderful antidepressant, it removes from the state of indifference and apathy, and stimulates mental ability, improves memory and concentration. Many have useful properties and other tropical fruits.
An integral part of the menu is Mediterranean
dry grape wine
. Indeed, grape wines contain huge amounts of vitamins and minerals, fruit sugars and tannins. These natural compounds have a biological activity that allows to manage without any artificial food additives.
Summer passes quickly, do not miss the chance to lose weight and get healthier without using force!