Introduction and background
Keeping our bodies healthy is very important for a healthy and trouble free life and one of the best ways to do it is to make sure that you keep your food consumption and energy expenditure under control. While this is all that you really need to do in order to make sure that you remain forever healthy, it can easily be observed that this advice is being vastly ignored by most of the people nowadays as we keep on eating more and more food while at the same time avoiding any physical activity as much as possible. As a result, we have become prey to a very dangerous problem and that is obesity. Our lifestyles have changed drastically over the last few decades and this is when obesity became really widespread in most of the people. As awareness grew about this problem, people started to research for different way to cure it and now you can find countless way in which you can fight obesity, sometimes successfully and sometimes unsuccessfully. However, we believe that it is a simple matter of what you consume and if your diet is filled with certain types of vitamins, you have a great chance at overcoming this problem by appetite suppression. Read on to find out more about these vitamins.
First on the list is Vitamin B2 another name for which is riboflavin. This water-soluble vitamin is very helpful in controlling the digestion, food intake and metabolism of your body. Not only does it cause a suppression of appetite, it also improves the body’s thyroid function, improves the metabolism, reduces the cravings for food, and balances the hormones in the body so that you don’t feel stressful as that is one of the biggest reasons for overeating. For males, the daily consumption should be 1.3 milligrams and 1 milligram for females. Foods that have Vitamin B2 in it include almonds, yogurt, liver, soybeans, Brussels sprouts, eggs, milk, spinach and broccoli.
Another water-soluble vitamin, this is also a great antioxidant which helps in strengthening the immune system and protecting the body against free radicals that are responsible for increasing the appetite. It helps in controlling the diet in a number of different ways which include prevention of premature hunger, control over the appetite, balancing of hormones, removing toxins from the body and lowering the risk of addiction to food. An average adult is advised to consume about 1000 milligrams of Vitamin C daily. Foods that contain Vitamin C include tomatoes, raspberries, guava, cantaloupe, blueberries, strawberries, cranberries oranges and grapefruits.
This is also water-soluble and is a great source for the suppression of appetite and delaying hunger. In addition to that it is also responsible for an increase in the body’s thyroid function and improves the metabolism in the body. Other functions that it performs include regulation of blood sugar levels which again helps in appetite suppression, boosting of energy levels and promotion of weight loss at the same time and also a general reduction in the craving for food. It is advised that adult males consume about 16 milligrams of Vitamin B3 every day whereas adult females should consume about 14 milligrams of it daily. Foods that have high Vitamin B3 presence in them include livers, beets, kidneys, salmon, beef, eggs, tuna, swordfish, milk and peanuts.
While all these vitamins are very beneficial to your body and help a lot in the promotion of weight loss by suppressing the appetite, you must remember that it is crucial to consume them in the right amounts. Do that and it is guaranteed that all your worries regarding your excess weight and bad eating habits will be taken care of effectively.