Studies have shown that eating some fruits or drinking 1-2 cups of fruit juice 20-40 minutes before meals can prevent obesity caused by eating too much. Because fruit or fruit juice is rich in fructose and glucose which can be quickly absorbed by the body to raise blood glucose concentration and reduce appetite. Crude fiber contained in the fruit can let the stomach have sense of satiety. In addition, eating fruits before meals can significantly reduce the demand for fatty food, it is indirectly prevent the excessive accumulation of fat in the body. However, many fruits such as persimmon, hawthorn fruit, almond, pineapple, and so on can not be eaten on an empty stomach. It is best to choose fruits which the acidity and astringency are not too strong, such as apples, pears, bananas, grapes, watermelons, melons, and so on before meals.
And it is difficult to achieve the effect of weight loss eating fruits after a meal. Because eating fruit after a meal is tantamount to eating excess sugar, this part of the extra sugar can be translated into fat and store in the body easily, and gain your weight.
CHOOSE FRUITS WITH LESS SUGAR
According to research, the glycemic index of pineapple, papaya, bananas, grapes is high, slimmers should avoid eating too many of these fruit. Like apples, kiwifruit, lemons, plums, cherries, citrus, and so on have lower blood sugar, is the better choice of slimmers.
DO NOT OVER EAT
Most people believe that the fruit is rich in cellulose, almost no fat and protein, and uncontrolled consumption. In fact, this is a misunderstanding. For instance every 100 g of strawberries contain about 30 calories, if you like to eat strawberry and eat a lot of, the calories intake is staggering. Another example is to eat a half medium-large watermelon, intake of calories is about 680kcal, to be equivalent to three bowls of rice.
In conclusion, fruits are blessings from nature to human and must be utilized to our advantage. After all, it’s cheap and readily available. As long as the methods are right, there will be a lot of results of fruit weight loss. However, we must not substitute fruits for staple food and dinner. After all, the fruit’s nutrients are incomplete, if there is long term use of fruit in place of meals, there may be consequences and the whole will be in jeopardy. Above all, balance should be the motto.