Weight loss is a goal for many Britons heading into 2017. However, following a diet can be difficult when you start craving unhealthy food.
However, there is one snack that has been recommend by health experts that can help you shed the pounds by knocking cravings on the head.
Darren Beale from Musclefood.com claims that maquis berries are the latest superfood to aid weight loss.
He said: “Remember when Goji Berries took over the world? Expect the same for Maqui Berries.
“These tasty little berries are low in sugar and have a much milder flavour than Goji or Acai berries.
“They’re also crammed with anti-oxidants and are packed with a rainbow of vitamins.
“It’s even thought they can help regulate blood sugar levels – perfect for those of you looking for a simple way to combat sugar cravings without the dreaded insulin spike.”
By keeping sugar cravings low, dieters are bound to have more success avoiding the unhealthy foods that stop them from losing weight.
Darren recommends a number of other foods that can aid with health and weight loss goals this year.
Superfoods for 2018
Traditionally used in Bali and South Asia, this soft flour is paleo friendly, gluten free, nut free and vegan friendly so it plays nicely into the hands of the booming vegan lifestyle.
Now, while there may be other superfood flours out there which offer more nutritional value that cassava flour, it deserves a place on the list nonetheless thanks to it’s hypoallergenic properties and it’s fit for plant based lifestyles.
These small, raisin like nuts are brimming with filling fibre, vegetable protein, potassium and prebiotics – known to assist digestion.
They’re also a fantastic source of magnesium – a natural muscle relaxant and an essential mineral for your body to stay in tiptop shape.
These oils have been designed for cooking with and are believed to give your home cooked meals the added benefits that come with eating nuts, such as a lower trans fat intake.
However, they’re not just healthier for your heart. Nut oils have better smoke points.
Mushrooms are becoming “functional,” meaning they’re going to start cropping up in unexpected places. Think coffee, tea, health drinks and even body products like soap.
It’s down to their health benefits, they’re a powerful antioxidant and crammed with Vitamin D and B-Vitamins.