153: Eat These For Faster Fat Loss

Mar 17, 2016

Today we’re talking about some of the best vegetables for weight loss & how they make fat loss easier!

We start off by exploring how you can determine which vegetables are the most (or least) fat loss friendly and then we take a closer look at cruciferous & allium vegetables and the ways they support fat loss.

Allium vegetables & cruciferous vegetables support insulin, metabolism, detoxification & much more. They are certainly some of the very best vegetables for weight loss.

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Best Vegetables for Weight Loss

Allium vegetables include:

  • Onions
  • Leeks
  • Garlic
  • Shallots
  • Scallions
  • Chives

Cruciferous vegetables include:

  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cauliflower
  • Cabbage
  • Collards
  • Kale

Allium & cruciferous vegetables contain sulfur. In this episode we talk about the incredible benefits of sulfur including:

  • Insulin production
  • Detoxification
  • Cell health
  • Metabolism

Allium vegetables are also great sources of chromium which supports blood sugar balance & insulin sensitivity.

We also talk about the importance of including some raw cruciferous vegetables in your diet & explain why there are additional benefits to raw consumption.

Resources & Recipes

Cabbage Breakfast Bowl

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Garlic & Red Peppers

Cauliflower Soup

Nom Nom Paleo Red Cabbage Slaw with Carrot Ginger Dressing

Golden Rules of Carbs & Fat Loss

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