Fight Obesity With These 10 Easily Available Superfoods

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Fight obesity with these 10 easily available superfoods:
New expert estimates revealed that the cost of treating obesity-related illnesses globally will top $1.2 trillion every year from 2025 unless more is done to check the rapidly worsening epidemic. There will be 2.7 billion overweight and obese adults by 2025, many of whom are likely to end up needing medical care which means a third of the global population will be overweight or obese. On the occasion of World Obesity Day, let’s pledge to fight it with a healthy diet. Start with these superfoods and feel the difference.The benefits of beetroot keep getting bigger and better everyday. They are an excellent source of magnesium, a compound that helps maintain stable blood sugar levels, an important factor in reducing cravings. (Source: Flickr/Harry Nesbitt)


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Did you know that eating apples each day could actually help you reach your weight goal? You can shed double the weight in comparison to the ones who don’t consume it. (Source: Flickr/Haku Chon)


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When it comes to weight loss, garlic has great benefits. A study conducted at Kuwait University found that it influenced weight loss in rats. (Source: Flickr/Peter)


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Ginger does more than settle an upset stomach or shoo away cold and cough! It can also help you feel full, thus, reduced hunger pangs. (Source: Flickr/Tara)


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Oranges are powerful tools. It helps charge your metabolism, and the high levels of Vitamin C present in it, an essential nutrient for fat oxidation aids in shedding belly fat. (Source: Flickr/tim stacks)


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Pumpkin is an ideal vegetable for weight loss as it is low in calories and high in dietary fibre. (Source: Flickr/Hannelore Becher)


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Spinach is good for weight loss. It contains a bio-chemical substance called thyllakoids, which aids in decreasing hunger, thereby promoting weight loss.(Source: Flickr/Lulu McAllister)


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Flaxseeds, also known as linseed, is a prebiotic, antioxidant, and fibre-rich food which is not only good for overall health, but equally benefical in reducing weight and belly fat. (Source: Flickr/lifes ill)


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Almonds are a great source of fibre and protein and according to a study published in the International Journal of Obesity it leads to consistent weight loss. (Source: Flickr/rob stanard)


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Walnuts are good for belly fat and weight loss. According to research published in The Journal of Nutrition, this superfood can help reverse abdominal obesity. (Source: Flickr/Rainer Fritz)