Many people think that avocado, almond, black chocolate is perfect foods to lose weight but in fact, they contain large amounts of calories and can cause weight gain. Take these foods into consideration before you eat to avoid being fatter!
If you search on Google for the keyword ‘acai berry’, you will see a variety of benefits such as weight loss and anti-aging, however, do they really have these benefits? In fact, they are not rich in fiber than pomegranate and blueberry, besides, they contain more calories, about 247 calories per 100 grams and 26 grams of which are carbohydrates. If you do not control the consumption of acai berry, you may experience weight problems.
Black chocolate often includes at least 35% cocoa powder and is full of flavonols – substance having antioxidant effects help reduce the impact caused by free radicals. Nevertheless, before you eat, think about the fat and sugar content in this food. Only 30g black chocolate can contain up to 170 calories, 12 grams of fat and 24 grams of sugar.
Flaxseed provides protein, fiber, omega-3 fatty acids and a variety of other vitamins. Two tablespoons of flaxseed will also provide an additional of 100 calories to your meal, with 78 calories from fat . When you eat the whole grain, the body can not absorb all the omega-3 and antioxidants. Therefore, crush flaxseed and they will only contain about 60 calories.
Chia seeds are rich in omega-3 fats , fiber and antioxidant, for that reason, this super food is very popular. But before you decide to add them to smoothies, you should know that just 2 tablespoons of chia seeds can contain up to 120 calories, 80 calories of which are from fat. Chia seeds are considered healthy fat source but can cause you to gain weight.
In 2015, The Washington Post claimed the Americans were addicted to avocado and there were no signs of slowing down the consumption. Avocado has even been considered the most perfect food in the world by containing all the nutrients that the body needs to survive. But they do contain large amounts of calories, an avocado contains 232 calories, 188 calories of which come from fat.
Almond is a handy, nutritious food and an excellent source of protein. Almond is commonly eaten raw or drunk with milk. Approximately, 30 grams of almonds (about 23 nuts) contains about 164 calories. And we can all admit that this delicious and nutritious nuts are easy to cause ‘addiction’ if we can not control our consumption.
With all its nutritional benefits, coconut oil is the substitute material for olive oil in cakes or salads…. However, before you decide to use coconut oil, you should think of your waistline. According to many studies, coconut oil contains up to 92% of the saturated fat, meanwhile the olive oil and avocado oil is 9% and 25%. For more information, other studies showed that coconut oil can increase HDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol).