Eat melon for breakfast to lose weight!!!
In the eternal struggle against excess pounds we have a new ally! Take advantage of melon season and add this fruit in your morning ritual. But it’s important that melon to be completely ripe, soft and juicy, instead than hard and dry.
Here’s why this summer fruit will help you lose weight if you eat breakfast.
It contains few calories.
A medium-sized melon contains 275 calories. Thus, for breakfast you can eat without fear even 2 melons!
Calorific value of a melon is even as if you ate 2 boiled eggs and 2 slices of whole grain cereals toast. But this fruit will give you 3 more grams of fiber and less than 10 grams of fat.
Apart from just 275 calories that you will consume, that will satisfy 34% of the daily requirement of the body for omega 3 fatty acids. Melon contains protein – about 7 grams, the equivalent of an egg, but advantage of that is that you wont intake any cholesterol.
It will provide even more than double of the recommended daily intake of vitamin A, and will satisfy the daily need for vitamin C.
Melon is excellent source of copper, magnesium, potassium, vitamin K, zinc and vitamins of group B.
It will keep you satiated for a long time.
1melon contains about 7.3 grams of fiber, which is a quarter of the recommended daily intake. But dietary fiber is not the only thing that will satiate you.
The human body is designed to ask for food until they meet the body’s need for essential nutrients. So, with consumption 1 melon you will easily satisfy that need.
Accelerates the digestion of food.
Melon disintegrates in your body in 15 to 30 min. To accelerate digestion and prevent constipation, eat a melon on an empty stomach along with some other fruit that slowly dissolves.
Excellent choice are nuts that require a period of up to 4 hours to decompose.
Perhaps you think that melon can cause bloating and gas occurrence, but that only happens if eaten in combination with the wrong foods. To check whether melon fits for your digestive system, eat it on an empty stomach without consuming anything with it.