Can Fruits and Veggies Help You Lose Weight?

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Written by Jake Kastleman

 

When you’re living a life without daily fruits and veggies, you are living a life void of energy, vitality, and one with a poor metabolism.

You struggle to get enough vitamins and minerals in your diet, and you struggle with food cravings.

Without enough nutritious produce in your meal plan, it can be tough to avoid the high-calorie junk food, and to lose weight.

We know how diet affects the way you feel, and we know that it doesn’t feel good to be out of shape. It’s hard for anyone to change this.

But what if there was a way to get a handle on your weight and lose fat without exercising for hours every week or eating only one meal a day?

What if the type of food you ate made the difference? What if your nutrition could give you an edge on weight loss?

Let’s talk about how eating fruits and veggies can help you take control of your fitness and weight-loss goals, and why this is one of the best things you can do if you want to get in shape.  

Lose Weight by Changing Your Calories

It’s 5:00 pm, and you’re in the mood for a quick snack. You head down to the grocery store and they have a special on bacon-wrapped donuts.

It’s been a long day at the office, and you’ve decided that greasy, sugary goodness is exactly what you are craving.

Only problem is, an hour after pounding that donut, you start to feel sluggish. All of those dishes you were hoping to get done aren’t going anywhere; and that new curtain-rod you wanted to install in the bedroom is going to have to stay in the box.

You’re on the couch, binging Netflix, and you’re not moving any time soon.

See, that’s the problem with these “energy-dense” foods - they’re dense with calories, but ironically filled with no energy.

Plus, they make us gain fat.

Let’s exchange this bacon-wrapped heart attack for one pack of Ruvi. Ruvi has four servings of fruits and veggies, and it only takes 30 seconds to prepare. Just open, pour, shake, drink.

Now, you’re filled with fiber and a bunch of quality nutrients.

The calorie count was super low, but for some reason you actually feel satisfied. This is because the fiber is digesting slowly, whereas that sugar-filled donut would have spiked your insulin and the white sugar would have been through you in a matter of minutes, leaving your body craving more.

Because you exchanged your choice in calories (the donut) for something healthier (Ruvi!), you consumed less, your body is filled with fiber, and you have all of the energy you need. (1)

Lose Weight Naturally with Vitamins and Minerals

When you load your body up with vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients, your body and brain have what they need to function optimally.

Now, instead of craving salty, fatty, sugary foods, you’re floating on cloud nine. You’re motivated to make healthy choices and your body has what it needs to function well and feel good.

You’ll likely lose weight because you’ll feel happy, decreasing your stress and increasing your capacity for healthy choices. Your hormone levels will be improved through the vital nutrients you just received. These hormones, in turn, will regulate your weight.

Get your body the right nutrients, and your body may just have what it needs to get rid of the weight that’s been holding on for so long. 

Lose Weight by Building Up Good Gut Flora

Your gut flora, or beneficial gut bacteria, plays a large role in your metabolism and absorption of nutrients.

Funny thing about gut flora is that it needs to eat. One of the main things it feeds on is fiber. One of the very best sources of fiber is fruits and veggies. Ruvi gives your gut flora some high-quality, non-gmo fruits and veggies. Because our product is freeze dried, unlike fruit juice, Ruvi  is just like fresh fruits and vegetables only it retains its nutrients longer.

By feeding your good gut bacteria with fiber and micronutrients, you are increasing your chances of hormone regulation, improved digestion, and increased energy.

On top of this, your gut flora sends chemicals to your brain causing you to crave certain foods. Because certain bacteria use specific foods for fuel, you’ll build up different bacteria populations in your gut depending on what foods you choose. As it turns out, the good bacteria in our system uses fiber. Most of all, fiber from plants - especially fruits and veggies! 

So, the more fruits and veggies you eat, the more of that good gut bacteria will grow. Then over time, you will crave more healthy foods as your good gut bacteria send more chemical signals to your brain asking for fruits and veggies.

All of this will contribute to your ability to lose weight.

Drink a Ruvi a day. Feed that good gut flora, and you may find your body has what it needs to get that weight off. 

Lose Weight Overnight

Studies have shown that when we eat later at night than normal, our body is more likely to store those late night calories as fat. (2) But it can be tough to ignore a food craving if we feel hungry late at night.

But what if, rather than giving in or holding out, you instead ate some fruits or veggies late at night? Or better yet, you could drink a Ruvi. This would curb those food cravings, make you feel happier, and would be low calorie. That way, you wouldn’t gain weight like you would eating something that’s calorie-dense.

It’s like losing weight overnight! 

Fruits, Vegetables and Weight Loss

While fruits and veggies aren’t necessarily magic weight loss pills that are going to make your fat simply jump off your body and walk away, there are many ways that eating them can contribute to weight loss.

It is recommended that we get 10 servings of fruits and veggies every day. Drinking Ruvi makes this easier. With a quick 4 servings in each pack, healthy eating and kicking food cravings is just a pour, mix, and drink away.

So, instead of getting on board with the newest weight loss diet plan or the next nutrition fad, go get yourself some fast happiness with Ruvi. Drink it every day and see the difference it makes for your fitness and performance.

Drink a Ruvi Everyday

Sources:

  • Can Eating Fruits and Vegetables Help People to Manage Their Weight? CDC. https://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/nutrition/pdf/rtp_practitioner_10_07.pdf
  • Why eating late at night may be particularly bad for you and your diet. The Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/why-eating-late-at-night-may-be-particularly-bad-for-you-and-your-diet/2015/08/24/ad8b85ac-2583-11e5-b77f-eb13a215f593_story.html



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