Weight Loss Blackberry,Orange and Hazelnut Breakfast Smoothie
Eating a morning meal is a healthy habit if you’re watching your weight or if you want to reduce your pounds. That is the reason we suggest making this breakfast smoothie to help you slim down and get an attractive figure.
All the ingredients are carefully chosen to give the essential nutrients and fiber in order to get enough energy and boost metabolism to burn more calories.
Blackberries are low in calories, virtually fat free, high in fiber and rich in nutrients, making them a good choice for anyone trying to maintain or lose weight in a nutritious manner.
The dark color in blackberries makes them stand out in fruit salads and desserts, but it also indicates a high concentration of antioxidants and flavonoids.
Healthy Vitamin C levels will help to keep you functioning at optimal levels, but if you’re looking to burn fat you might be concerned about the sugar in oranges. There’s no getting around it, oranges do contain sugar, which has the potential to turn to fat if it’s not burned up. But the calorie count is low, and the fiber actually helps to regulate your blood glucose levels.
In order for this to work out for you as a weight loss aid, eat it in moderation and to curb your sweet tooth when you’d otherwise be reaching for a candy bar or other sweet treat.
So the best way to use the potential of the oranges for losing weight is to limit the consumption to one orange usually in the morning hours because that is the period your body burns the most energy.
When weight loss is your goal, use nonfat Greek yogurt to get the most benefits without the extra calories. Adding half a banana is not only delicious but also nutritious way for shedding the pounds due to the presence of fiber and vitamins and minerals necessary for keeping the muscles while losing the weight.
Hazelnuts contain healthy monounsaturated fats (79% of total fat), and have a lower proportion of saturated fat (4% of total fat).
With their burnished brown coats, a 30g serve of hazelnuts provides more than 10% of the recommended dietary intake of fibre. A high-fibre diet can benefit heart and digestive health and help manage blood glucose levels. Eating more fibre can also assist with weight management by keeping you feeling full for longer.
Apart from being a heart-healthy indulgence, including them in your diet helps reduce weight, is gluten-free, and also good for your skin. Hazelnuts contain significant amounts of B group vitamins including folate and Vitamin B6. Plus, they are highest in fibre of all the nuts and are a rich source of healthy fats.
A diet containing 40g of hazelnuts each day has been shown to improve blood fats better than a low-fat diet, resulting in a significant fall in triglycerides and cholesterol, and an increase in the ‘good’ HDL cholesterol. Another study has found that eating 1g of hazelnuts per kilogram of body weight per day reduced the oxidation of ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol which can stick to artery walls obstructing blood vessels.
1/3 cup frozen blackberry
1 tbs. ground hazelnuts
2 tbs. low-fat Greek yogurt
a little bit water
Put the ingredients in a blender and process well until everything smooth. Pour in a glass and sprinkle with ground hazelnuts. Enjoy the incredible taste.