October 18, 2017, 16:59
Do you dream of losing a few kilograms, and therefore scrupulously counting calories? According to nutritionists, some high-calorie foods still need to be included in your diet.
It turns out that they contain a lot of nutrients that your body desperately needs. What kind of food can and should be consumed even during a diet?
Antioxidants, monounsaturated fats, beta-carotene — this is what an exotic avocado will saturate your body with. These substances help lower bad cholesterol levels, prevent diseases of the cardiovascular system, and preserve memory.
Nuts and seeds
Despite the fact that there are a lot of kilocalories in nuts and seeds, you cannot completely exclude them from your menu. Nuts, for example, contain protein, which is essential for building muscle. In addition, these high-calorie foods contain healthy fats, vitamin E, fiber, magnesium, folic acid, zinc, and potassium.
At first glance, fatty cheese may seem like the real enemy of a chiseled figure. However, do not rush to draw conclusions! This product is an excellent source of calcium and protein.
Of course, food cooked in olive oil will be more nutritious than without it. But also more useful! Monounsaturated fats, which are part of this product, prevent cancer, heart disease, have a good effect on brain and bone health.
Don’t eat potatoes? Yes, they are really full of carbohydrates, and even starch … However, a baked potato with a skin is rich in iron, fiber and potassium. For this reason alone, the product is worth including in the menu.
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