Thanks to the cold, the body needs to work harder to keep our body at a stable temperature, this promotes an increase in caloric expenditure. Great news for those who want to lose weight, right? But there is a small detail during the cold we have more hungry and therefore eat more.

To avoid the consumption of high-calorie foods in the search for something that makes us happy and warm, and more satisfied, nutritionist Paula Macedo indicates the best foods for this time of year. In addition to being healthier, help control hunger and heat!

soup – Made at home, it can be even more nutritious thanks to vegetables and vegetables added. Moreover, it is possible to avoid the use of ready spices, because they are high in sodium and saturated fat.

Tea – “Drinking tea provides many health benefits. Antioxidant and cardioprotective, tea increases metabolism. Both teas sachet as the sheets in natura can be consumed. Green teas, which have the Camellia Sinensis plant, functional substance, are essential because they increase metabolism. However, excessive black teas should be avoided, since the beverage contains high caffeine content, which is harmful to health. For a healthy and unqualified consumption, it is important to note, by eating natural teas, the plant hygiene, buy from known suppliers only, check the herb conservation status and make sure that this plant is even you demand, “explains nutritionist.

Wine – With good wine lovers, attention! Red wine can bring many health benefits, such as reduction of cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, but you can only win these improvements if the consumption is of ONLY 150 ml per day, or a chalice.

fruit – The consumption of fruits decreases at this time, but more than ever, their consumption is important to avoid the winter characteristics of diseases such as influenza. Enjoy consume seasonal fruits, such as pineapple, melon, strawberry and cashews.

Cinnamon – “Cinnamon has a stimulating action, and thermogenic anti-diarrheal, which facilitates digestion, lowers LDL cholesterol, and decreases glucose control carbohydrate cravings and sweets. Additionally, it protects the body of respiratory diseases include antibacterial, expectorant and anti-inflammatory properties. It is recommended for those who suffer from bronchitis, it is cold, coughing or have infections such as pharyngitis and laryngitis. It is also indicated for hot drinks and desserts, “indicates.

Ginger – “This root is rich in vitamin C, which promotes the proper functioning of the immune system, wound healing, protection of the gums and antioxidant action against free radicals. Ginger contains vitamins B3 and B6, which help relieve the symptoms of PMS, and antioxidant minerals such as magnesium, selenium and zinc. It can also be eaten raw, steamed or in tea form, used as a spice and even added to juices. The recommendation is a piece of two centimeters, three times a day, or make a tea with a piece of six centimeters and take it three times a day, “suggests the expert.

If these foods does not kill your hunger, enjoy these suggestions nutróloga Dr. Ana Luisa Vilela:.

  • Consume more protein, it takes to be metabolized and promote the feeling of satiety.
  • Avoid excess carbohydrates.
  • For fondues tempting, do them with cooked meats instead of fried and mix low-fat cheeses and the most clear possible to wet the whole grain breads. The sweet version, use chocolate 70% cocoa powder and enjoy condensed milk recipe light:. 1 cup of skimmed milk powder, 1/4 cup boiling water and 1/2 cup powdered sweetener

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