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5 Best Seeds To Lose Weight

We have been prepared since we were young that you bite the fruit and spit out the seeds. Only now, the world of health and nutrition has become aware of the scale of health benefits that these seeds are powered. While it is correct, you cannot eat seeds of all plants; some of them are also toxic; but, there are some seeds that you can eat and use in various healthy compounds. From supporting a healthy heart to managing diabetes and prostate, some of these seeds are gaining much attention among fitness enthusiasts. Some seeds are also known to reduce belly fat and help sustain weight loss.

Following are the seed that may help you in your weight loss journey:

Flax seeds

They are loaded with fiber and protein and are very low in calories. They are also a very good source of plant-based omega-3 fatty acids, perhaps the richest. These fatty acids are also called alpha-linolenic acid.

The benefits of flaxseeds include promoting a healthy digestion, regulating insulin levels in your body, increasing thermogenesis (this is a process which helps in burning fat) and balancing the hormones in your body. They promote a healthy function of the bowels and can reduce the cholesterol levels.

It can be had in salads, soups, rice or can be added as garnish to buttermilk or desserts.

Pumpkin seeds

Organic Pumpkin seeds have more zinc than any other seed, which is important for fat burning. Zinc also helps the body produce more testosterone which can help you build muscle.

Chia seeds

Organic Raw Chia seeds are full of fibre, magnesium, potassium, iron and are low in fat. They will help suppress your appetite and leave you feeling energised for longer.

Sunflower seeds

These are great sprinkled on a salad or soup. Sunflower seeds are beneficial because they are filled with vitamin E, which acts as a powerful antioxidant.

They are also packed with magnesium, which helps to energise you leading to higher calorie burn.

Quinoa seeds

They are loaded with omega-3 fatty acid, proteins, potassium, magnesium, zinc, iron, are gluten-free and very low in calories as well as fats. They have a good satiety and are a very healthy way to lose some kilos.

They best way to consume quinoa is just the way you eat rice. You can also have it through upma by combining it with other vegetables.

Sesame seeds

Sesame seeds are known to have five primary nutrients: zinc, magnesium, calcium, fibre and vitamin E. They are also a rich source of minerals. Sesame seeds also have a very rich taste and can be added to any dish to refine its taste and flavour.

Simply sprinkle the little black seeds over your rice, noodles, cereals or in any other dish. You can also add them to curd or to a fruit smoothie.

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