Fat Burning Foods To Enjoy This Summer

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Take On Summer BBQ’s With These Low-Fat Food Alternatives

Summer is here, which means backyard barbecues and food-filled events and parties. It doesn’t mean that you can’t eat healthy though. Here at Dr. Weight Loss of Atlanta, we help our patients find a diet plan that works through every season. While barbecues aren’t always associated with healthy food, there are actually a variety of fat burning foods that you can enjoy this summer without ruining the partying mood. Here’s a look at some of our favorites.

Seeds

There are many kinds of seeds out there that can make for a healthy snack. Sunflower and pumpkin seeds, for example, offer a variety of nutrients and actually fill you up with something other than empty calories. The fiber in seeds can also help you avoid the hunger that can arrive quickly after eating an inferior, less nutritious snack.

Watermelon

You may think that this popular summer fruit is too sweet for your diet plan, but that’s just not true. There’s a lot of water in watermelon, so it’s great for staying hydrated. You’ll also satisfy that craving for something sweet without eating a product that’s packed with processed sugars.

Grilled Vegetables

Your grill isn’t just for meat. Many grilled vegetables taste great while offering the nutrients you’re looking for as a part of a safe and effective weight management plan. Grilled peppers, zucchini, eggplant, and more can be eaten on their own or added to salads, sandwiches, or other meals. You can grill up a bunch at once and keep them in the fridge to make sure that you always have some healthy snacks available in your fridge.

Salads

When the summer gets hot, many people don’t want to cook inside. Preheating the oven can make your home a little warmer, so why not opt for a salad instead? It’s an easy meal to make quick, it’ll help you lose weight, and you can experiment with a variety of add-ons. We recommend low-fat cheese and healthy nuts rich in minerals. Not only will they help with weight loss, but they’ll help your salad feel more filling.

Berries

Blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries are the perfect summer snack. They’re not just delicious. They’re full of fiber and other nutrients, so you’ll be satisfied after eating them.

Fish

If you’re grilling up some burgers in the backyard, why not throw some fish on there too? Fish like salmon and tuna offer a variety of nutrients and healthy protein. They’re a healthy and satisfying meal option for anyone on a diet plan.

Chilled Soups

It’s too hot out for traditional soup, but a chilled soup could be perfect for summer. Many of these recipes are made with healthy vegetables that can really fill you up. It’s a great appetizer that can help you ensure that you eat less when the actual meal comes out.

Avocado

A recent study showed that people who regularly eat avocado have lower BMI and waist circumference. This popular fruit contains good fats that can help you feel full. So you don’t necessarily have to stay away from the guacamole at your next summer barbecue. You can eat delicious food while pursuing your weight loss goals, and Dr. Weight Loss of Atlanta can help.

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Dr. Alex Roig
Throughout his college years, Dr. Roig taught as a Personal Trainer, helping people exercise and diet more effectively while honing his passion for health. After graduating from Life University, he worked as a full-time chiropractor until 2002 when he decided to pursue his passion of helping people change there lives by weight loss. He has been helping people with weight loss for over 25 years.
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