Power up your weight loss with 8 Latin 'MegaFoods'
Have you heard of the new it-term for the best-for-you foods? In the new book The South beach Diet Wake-Up Call: 7 Real-Life Strategies for Living Your Healthiest Life Ever, cardiologist Arthur Agatson, MD, shares his list of the best foods for you.
These "MegaFoods", basically superfoods that are going to help you lose weight, pump up your immune system and do all kinds of good things for your body, are a great way to improve your overall health while also dropping the weight. Adding one of these 8 Latin "MegaFoods" to your diet is a sure-fire way to reap all of the heart-health and other benefits, including losing weight thanks to an added dose of protein, fiber and antioxidants in each of these foods. So, what are you waiting for? Let's power up our weight loss with each of these!
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Along with serving up some other healthy fats like avocado oil, olive oil and peanut oil, avocados have been found to reduce the risk of heart disease and lower bad cholesterol. Plus, they’re a good source of the B vitamin folate, potassium and magnesium! However, they’re still high in calories and should be eaten in moderation.