10 Friendly Foods To Lose Weight After 60
Did you know that the intestinal flora of overweight people is disturbed in its balance and biodiversity? To stockpile beneficial bacteria and lose weight sustainably, invite these products to your table.
Of course, to erase extra pounds, you have to eat less, less fat, less sugar and give up sweets, crackers, ready meals, ultra-processed foods ... We all know that, but it's not enough. The key to success also depends on the place dedicated to friendly foods. Those who pamper the intestinal flora are the first to
prefer. “In fact, when microorganisms are unbalanced and undifferentiated, they become ill. We are talking about dysbiosis: a condition that promotes intestinal permeability, inflammation, fat accumulation and therefore weight gain with a risk of cardiovascular disease,” explains Dr. Martine Cutinat, gastroenterologist. The right strategy?Make her plants an ally in losing weight by optimizing her menus with the foods they enrich.
This herb, formerly known as horse grass, is the queen of mouthwatering breakfasts. 366 kcal / 100 g
Slimming Origins. Satisfying proteins (15g/100g) until the next meal, but above all, prebiotic fiber (beta-glucan), the favorite food of microbes, with a satiating and anti-inflammatory effect, and a glycemic regulator (blood sugar level).
On the menu ... Breakfast, in the form of porridge: chips soaked in boiling water. 30 to 45 g per person per day.
Of the five types of tea available (white, green, oolong, pu-erh or black), green has the most scientifically proven health effects. 0 kcal / 100 grams.
Slimming Origins. Drying slows down the formation of fat lumps in the body. Antioxidants, polyphenols that microbes love, support plants.
In the menu ... preferably in the morning, because caffeine (or caffeine) can disturb sleep, and its deficiency leads to weight gain. 2 to 3 cups a day, without sugar. An alternative for insomnia sufferers: Rooibos, thine free but rich in polyphenols!
It is the super fruit par excellence, and a favorite of the French, who digest approximately 17 kilograms of it per year and per family. 53 kcal / 100 grams.
Slimming Origins. Its saturated fibers (including pectin) soothe the stomach and reduce snacking. Microorganisms make use of their antioxidants to defend themselves against external aggressions (viruses and pathogenic bacteria) and to work better with regulated transit, good digestion and a low level of bad cholesterol (fiber that you pick up in your digestive system in order to 'eliminate' it).
On the menu...snacks, organic, raw, with the skin (rich in antioxidants), to fill a little hunger and eat less in the evening meal.
Now grown in France, from the beet family, this seed does not contain gluten, but it does contain a lot of good nutrients! 364 calories / 100 g (raw).
Like meat or fish, quinoa is a source of protein (13 g / 100 g) and contains all the essential amino acids for the body. A blessing to promote satiety while nourishing muscle mass, not fat mass! Its soluble fibers greatly improve volatile transits, without causing gas or bloating.
On the menu ... dinner, instead of animal protein. 20 to 30 g (raw) per person, up to three times a week.
Oily fish like tuna - but with a lower level of heavy metals due to its small size - this starfish heals our streak. 198 kcal / 100 g (raw).
Slimming Origins. Its proteins nourish the muscles without increasing the waistline. Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, which are harder for the body to manufacture with age, prevent cardiovascular disease and fight inflammation, slowing weight loss.
On the menu ... for lunch, twice a week, in raw slices soaked in olive oil and lemon juice or grilled in a soup broth for good omega-3 preservation.
Small red or purple berries are light but rich in powerful antioxidants. Between 33 kcal (currants) and 57 kcal (blueberries) / 100 grams.
Slimming Origins. Flavonoids (polyphenol antioxidants) are transported via fiber to the colon, enhancing the diversity of protective bacteria. Thus germs can play a positive role in weight loss. Low in calories, low in sugar, rich in water, red fruits are suitable for all diets!
On the menu ... morning porridge or lunch. One 150g/day serving of unsweetened raw fruit, if possible per day in season and then frozen.
It replaces grains due to its varied and interesting nutritional intakes. Between 120 calories (red beans) and 350 calories (lentils, chickpeas, etc.) / 100 grams (raw).
Slimming Origins. It is full of prebiotic fiber, the favorite food of intestinal flora. They also have a low glycemic index (GI) which helps in weight loss. Finally, these complete proteins make it possible to limit the intake of animal proteins that are often high in fat (meat for example).
in the list. Lunch or dinner three times a week, well cooked (after soaking overnight) with a little baking soda in the cooking water to make it more digestible.
The qualities of this concentration of nutrients have been validated by numerous scientific studies! 634 kcal / 100 g
Slimming Origins. With more than half of its weight in fat (fat), it can be intimidating. But the monounsaturated fats are 100% compatible with slimming, as well as the density of protein (25g/100g) and soluble and insoluble fiber (10g/100g) which are very saturated.
On the menu ... snacks. One small handful per day, alternating with walnuts (rich in omega-3), raw, without salt. Taste it also soaked for twelve hours and then rinsed, thus getting rid of the anti-nutritional substances (lectins, saponins, phytates, etc.) that prevent us from fully utilizing its nutrients: then the flavor of fresh almonds.
This small, dark nugget from Central America deserves to be known and used. It's one of the 50 microbes' favorite foods. 454 kcal / 100 grams.
Slimming Origins. This excellent source of anti-inflammatory omega-3s has a good proportion of protein (16.5g/100g). Thanks to its high content of soluble fiber (10g in 2 teaspoons, which is a third of the daily requirement), it regulates transit without causing stomach pain or bloating (lack of gluten).
On the menu… breakfast or dessert. 1 tbsp. tablespoons in a small glass of mixed fruit make it possible to get delicious fruit jelly in 30 minutes (the seeds swell).
The little heart of this thistle cousin beats with our beautiful eyes and beautiful curves! 47 kcal / 100 g
Slimming Origins. An excellent source of inulin, a prebiotic fiber that feeds the good bacteria in the germ, it's also exceptionally rich in antioxidants (polyphenols) loved by plants. Diuretic, it fights water retention.
On the menu... lunch or dinner, once or twice a week in season. Violets are perfectly raw, thinly sliced, and garnished with garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and shavings of Parmesan. Camu perfectly cooked, lukewarm, with a light vinaigrette.