Edema is an excessive accumulation of fluid in organs, extracellular tissue spaces of the body. Retained water is not only bad for your health, but also adds kilograms to your weight and centimeters to your circumference.
If you are seriously considering weight loss and are willing to start from eliminating excessive fluid from your body, we present products that you should eliminate from your weight loss diet to save your body from edemas and extra volumes.
- lean meat and poultry
- dairy products of low fat content (2-5%)
- fish and seafood
Foods Rich In Vitamin C
- rosehips (decoction of wild rose),
- 1 citrus fruit a day,
- bell pepper,
- white cabbage,
- in winter, a small serving of sauerkraut or 1-2 small lightly salted cucumbers.
Foods Rich In Vitamin D
- sea fish,
- egg yolk,
- cod liver,
- fish oil,
- cheese of hard varieties.
Don’t forget about moderation. If you want to lose weight and avoid any harm to your body, have no more than 1-2 eggs a day, 160 grams of fish, and 50 grams of cheese.
You can add to your weight loss program the consumption of natural helpers – collections of herbs and berries (rosehip, cowberry, tea from birch buds, calendula, and chamomile)
Yes, you are allowed to drink while eating. Sometimes, you even NEED to drink water, if you eat something dry. If your body demands water, drink a glass or two.
Remember that a person needs 40 ml of water per 1 kg of body weight per day.
Do not give up salt completely. It should be present in a small amount, since the lack of both sodium and potassium entails pushing the body to save these microelements from any incoming food and not give them away. Retention of sodium = water retention = edemas!