I was never the person to diet. Sure, I did not eat certain foods, but that was because I never enjoyed them growing up. I also felt that many of the foods I disliked had nothing to do with being health conscious. That was until I started having health issue, and I decided to change how I eat. Not only did I start eating foods that would help me maintain a healthy weight, but I started eating more alkaline foods which are better for the body.
Fruits In the Morning:
Waking up to a slice of watermelon is one of the best ways to start your morning. Eating fruit for breakfast will not only help you think clearer, it will help you lose weight and stimulate the digestive tract to energize the body. Eating a clean and light breakfast in the morning is a great way to transition the body from a fasting state to an eating state.
Several Reasons Why You Should Start Eating Fruit For Breakfast:
1. Enhances The Detoxification Phase
Between 7 and 11am, the body is going through the heaviest phase of detoxification. Eating fruit will help contribute healing energy to this detoxification process
2. Stimulates the Digestive Tract
Eating fruit for breakfast infuses the body with beneficial enzymes, fiber and probiotics that help stimulate digestive juices in the stomach and, push out old waste matter from the day before. Fruit fiber cleans the colon like a broom, leaving you feeling light and refreshed.
3. Wakes Up The Body
Natural fruit sugars are just the thing the body needs upon waking up. Instead of reaching for your coffee, try making a coffee replacement smoothie that will help keep the brain sharp and energized. Remember, the brain runs off glucose so if you want to stay focused throughout the day, eat a nice big water-dense fruit meal for breakfast!
4. Lose Weight
Fruit provides the body with quality nutrition and, also help release excess toxins by pushing out old waste matter from the intestines. Eating plenty of fruit in the morning (and throughout the rest of the day) gets rid of excess toxicity and waste storage. This in turn helps with your body's natural weight loss process. You can lose weight naturally by eating the right foods that will jump start the process.
5. Creates An Alkaline Environment For The Body
The first thing people think when they eat fruit is that it is too acidic which is not true. Lemons are actually one of the most alkaline fruits on the planet. They may be acidic in form but, once they reach the stomach the minerals (like potassium and sodium) disassociate to make it alkaline (via a variety of metabolic processes). All fruit is alkaline, so make sure you eat plenty of fruit in the morning if you normally eat a standardized diet.
There are numerous diet plans out there. The key to weight management is adopting a healthy diet that accommodates your dietary needs. Losing weight naturally is always the best way to go. You just have to find out which natural diet works for you.