10 fruits which you should eat on diet!

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Summer is a period of carefree consumption of refreshing fruit. Cocktails, salads and juices dominate the tables. But which fruits have the least calories? As it turns out, the differences between them can be very large. Here is a list of ten low-calorie fruits that you can eat without much concern. Just remember that moderation is also important in their case! Slimming is, after all, a path full of sacrifices.

1. APPLE
When we think about a typical fruit, we are certainly thinking about apples. Apple has already become a popular snack, and in some fast-food it is even a full-fledged replacement for an unhealthy cookie or a candy bar. Apples contain a large amount of fiber, which provides a feeling of fullness and affects the slower digestion of food. Although apples are perfect for culinary dishes, it is best to eat them raw. Remember to not peel! There are many valuable substances in it.

The number of calories per 100 g: approx. 50 kcal

2. GRAPEFRUITS
Grapefruit is a fruit that does not necessarily appeal to everyone. It is bitter, dry taste can be an obstacle for small gourmands, however adults should use its pro-health potential. Grapefruit contains a large dose of vitamin C, has anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties (thanks to flavonoids) and helps to improve fat burning and, consequently, to lose weight. Responsible for the bitter taste of naringin affects positively the regulation of cholesterol in the body. Grapefruit can react with oral medications, so check to see if your medication has the right warning.

The number of calories per 100 g: approx. 40 kcal.

3. RED CURRANT
Red currant is a frequent taste supplement in juices and beverages. We, however, persuade you to consume it in its pure form, i.e. in the form of fruit. Interestingly, the red currant contains more vitamin C than … lemon! Currants are also important in relieving cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal diseases and rheumatism. The pectin and tannins contained in red currants have a positive effect on health and contribute to the cleansing of the body. What you have to watch out for is the ability of currants to arouse appetite. During slimming it is a very undesirable property.

The number of calories per 100 g: approx. 45 kcal.

4. STRAWBERRIES
Nothing is so associated with the summer as the season for strawberries. Although the season is relatively short, it is worth reaching for these extremely low-calorie fruits. Why? They consist of almost the same water, and the sugar content is negligible. Just remember to eat them without adding fattening cream or sugar!

The number of calories per 100 g: approx. 30 kcal.

5. WATERMELON
Like strawberries, a watermelon belongs to a group of fruit with an extremely low level of calories per 100g. In addition, it is a great means of hydration of the body, as it contains as much as 92% of water. Although it is low in vitamins and minerals, it contains a lot of antioxidants such as lycopene, lutein, beta-carotene or zeaxanthin. They help in the fight against free radicals, and thus, they are anti-cancer prophylaxis. Watermelon affects the digestive system and accelerates metabolism, thanks to which it will perfectly support you in slimming.

The number of calories per 100 g: approx. 30 kcal.

6. MELON
Although melon is associated mainly with watermelon, it is worth knowing its true face – actually it is a cucumber. Melon is low-calorie, and at the same time has a large dose of beta-carotene (1.1 mg per 100g), aspartic acid (127 mg per 100g) and potassium, which affects the regulation of blood pressure. In addition, it contains amino acids – citrulline perfectly known to gym enthusiasts – which indirectly supports the slimming process.

The number of calories per 100 g: approx. 30 kcal.

7. ORANGE
One large orange weighs approximately 300 g, which gives 220 g of pure flesh without skin. This dose will give you a large injection of beta-carotene, vitamin C and B vitamins. It is also worth mentioning the participation of fiber, which will provide a feeling of fullness. For this reason, it is better to consume fresh fruit than to drink the non-fiber juices squeezed out of it. How to choose a good orange? Choose the one that is heavy and has a smooth skin – it contains a lot of juice.

The number of calories per 100 g: approx. 45 kcal.

8. PINEAPPLE
It would seem that pineapple contains a lot of sugar, after all we associate it mainly with very sweet juices and desserts. The problem is that most often we deal with canned pineapples, in which fresh fruit is saturated with caloric sweet syrup. Instead of a pineapple with a can select this fresh one. It is delicious, very sweet, and in addition does not contain a lot of calories. Pineapple supports digestion and has cleansing properties of the body, so it will be very helpful during weight loss.
The number of calories per 100 g: approx. 50 kcal.

9. RASPBERRY
The best raspberries are those picked directly from the grandmother’s garden. Those sold in stores are easily spoiled and very quickly begin to mold, which is why they are not suitable for long storage. Of course, the bloodiest raspberries that contain a huge dose of sweet juicy juice are the tastiest. The delicious fruits ripening in July and August have a high dose of vitamins and minerals. They help in the fight against colds and fevers. Due to the fact that they break very easily, they are often filled with syrup. If you care about low calorie, choose the fresh ones.

The number of calories per 100 g: approx. 40 kcal.

10. PLUMS
Plums are prized for delicious, sweet, fluffy pulp. Every season there are thousands of admirers who make juices, compotes, jams, preserves and tinctures on their basis. Fresh fruit can be a great alternative to sweet candy. Plums have excellent antioxidant properties, and thanks to a high dose of fiber they support digestion. You can also easily change them from low calorie snacks to high energy snacks, as an alternative to energy bars.

The number of calories per 100 g: approx. 45 kcal.

Remember that the number of calories provided in our article is purely indicative. The actual sugar content of the fruit varies depending on the variety or growing conditions. The more the sun, the more sugar will contain ripe fruit. However, it does not change the fact that a strawberry will always have fewer calories than, for example, grapes or a banana. Choose your favorite fruits from our list and include them in your diet. This is not only sweet pleasure, but also a good dose of valuable micro and macro elements!

Posted on: May 17, 2018

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