What are Nigerian fruits that aid weight loss?

Want to know which Nigerian fruits can help you to lose weight? Read the article to get to know how to lose weight tastily.


All people, without exception, are concerned about whether there is the best diet and what is it? The best diet is that one which is not harmful to health and at the same time is very effective in the short term. Often, when choosing a diet, people draw attention to such indicator as a weight loss period. However, this criterion should not be a major one when you are determining your diet. Diet may be more than just bearable, but even enjoyable if we are talking about Nigerian fruits. This menu can be different every day because there are a lot of these fruits.

Our body can not do without fruits, and there are times when the organism requires of eating any fruit.Such diet is perfect because Nigerian fruits contain vitamins which are so essential for the weight loss. For instance, digestion can be improved by eating fruits such as pineapple and pomelo. Also, these tropical residents are able to clear the body of excess fluid. Exotic fruits quickly satisfy hunger. There is no feeling of restriction because such diet is sweet.

The best diet got its name because it is good for everyone those who want to lose the weight, and those who wish to get rid of the hated cellulite. You may remove excess weight and volume due to the fact that Nigerian fruits detoxify the body and have a diuretic effect. In other words, the volume leaves because of getting rid of toxins. Some women, even young girls suffer from water retention. Digestive problems, heaviness in the legs, a bad mood all this is solved by using fruits that elevate emotions.

One of the most helpful for weight loss Nigerian fruits is mango.


There are many kinds of mango, but most popular all over the world is African, it is considered the richest and the most useful. The flesh of the fruit has a pleasant sour sweet taste and slightly tart note gives its juice a pleasant piquancy and originality.

This fruit is extremely useful, as it contains proteins of vegetable origin, sugar, fiber, minerals, vitamins, beta-carotene, folic acid and twenty-five different carotenoids, beneficially affecting the body.

Useful properties of mango:

  • It has a low glycemic index, what is very useful for diabetics;
  • It strengthens the heart muscle, as it has a lot of potassium;
  • Vitamin E available in mango improves the hormonal level and increases libido;
  • It normalizes the level of sugar in blood;
  • A glass of fresh-squeezed citrus juice will provide quite a quarter of the daily requirement of vitamin A;
  • It lowers cholesterol;
  • A glutamic acid is able to improve memory and stimulate the brain cells;
  • Delicious fruit not only improves well-being and health but also affect the harmony of shapes.

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Use of mango in weight loss:

When it is used it increases production of the hormone leptin, which regulates the fat storage in the body.

Adding mango to the diet improves the splitting of fats and excretion.

Available in this fruit vitamin (B) stimulate the liver, help to burn and remove carbohydrates that are stored as fat.

Citrus activates the excretion of fat from the body, so it gives the ability to convert fat into pure energy and thus increases the burning of more calories.


And the active constituents of citrus may reduce the appetite and the desire to eat more, which will help during a diet to do without unnecessary snacking.

The potassium content of the mango is much more than in bananas. This mineral eliminates excess fluid retention in the body.

And thanks to the pectin and fiber, fruit improves digestion and metabolism, which is also important for weight loss.

But the main advantage is its low calorie. In 100 g. of mango, there is only 75 kcal.

However, the fruit is not a magic remedy or a weight loss. With greater confidence, it can be attributed to the products of a healthy diet, than to the products for weight loss. As any plant foods, mango has a positive effect on the acceleration of the metabolism and improving the work of the digestive system (due to the presence of fiber).

Mango goes well with meat, seafood, it can be added to salads, shakes, smoothies, mousses.

Another helpful Nigerian fruit is papaya a real gift for our health. This Nigerian fruit is attractive not only by a sweet taste and a pleasant aroma and color in its pulp it contains papain, a substance that can bring a lot of benefits and has a therapeutic effect. Papaya can also become an indispensable tool in the process of losing weight.

This fruit is rich in fiber and antioxidants, it contains few calories, in addition, papaya has a diuretic effect and displays the body of excess fluid. The pulp of papaya comprises vitamin A, vitamin C and B vitamins, calcium, magnesium, iron, and phosphorus. With its help, you can not only lose weight but also get rid of cellulite.

Papaya can solve two problems at once: to carry out detoxification of the body and burn fats.


It is important to bear in mind that papaya is particularly suitable for those who have digestive problems (diarrhea, flatulence, bloating, intestinal constipation, gastritis and so on. D.) And for people who have some skin imperfections (acne, rashes, etc.) Because of its healing properties. It's a miracle, isn`t? According to the Centers for Control and Prevention of diseases (CDC), papain which contains in this fruit possesses incredible therapeutic qualities, and prevents the development of many diseases.

Pineapple a tropical plant of bromeliads family with edible multiple fruits consisting of linked berries. It is an excellent source of manganese and vitamin C.The main advantages of pineapple to help in weight loss are:

  • low calorie (50 calories per 100 grams of fruit);
  • hydrated product (up to 86% of water);
  • It is a rich source of soluble and insoluble dietary fibers such as pectin;
  • It contains a proteolytic enzyme bromelain, which breaks down food, breaks proteins;
  • It possesses a high vitamin C content, which is required for the synthesis of collagen (the main structural protein in the body);
  • It strengthens the immune system;
  • It helps to normalize blood pressure.

Annona (Guanabana, soursop) a green melon, has an oblong shape with soft spikes on the surface. The fruits of this plant are oval or of a heart-shaped form, reaching a length of 30 cm. The diameter of the fetus is about 15 cm and weighs up to 3 kg.

The fruit pulp is used for the preparation of juices and smoothies, as well as extracts, mashed potatoes, ice cream and sorbet. Sometimes the juice is fermented. It turns into a low-alcohol drink that tastes like cider. This is a fine vitamin source (C, B), containing a mineral salt (iron, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium), as well as carbohydrates, proteins, folic acid. Thanks to the rich vitamin content guanabana are used for: the treatment of diseases of the large intestine; maintenance of intestinal flora; improvement of liver function; weight loss; normalization of gastric acidity; excretion of uric acid from the body; treatment of degenerative diseases of the spine and neurological pathologies.


These fruits are an excellent source of fiber. It is, firstly, the swells in the intestine, promoting a long-lasting feeling of satiety, so you can eat less, and at your own request. Secondly, fiber has a very beneficial effect on the intestines: normalizes its work, improves peristalsis, removes toxins from it. This helps to speed up digestion.

Orange juice reduces the acidity of the stomach, reduces the secretion of bile, and is an excellent prevention of constipation. It also improves digestion, and it contains pectin which prevents the development of the processes of decay in the gut.


Citrus organic acids contained in the fruit contribute effectively burn fat.

Oranges also have a remarkable ability to clear the body from metabolic products and normalize metabolism. An improved metabolism means that other food will be processed by the body with less harm.

In addition, orange, of course, is a low-calorie product. At the same time it is quite rich and provides the body with energy for a long time, not overloading the digestive tract.

Oranges have many useful properties: they improve immunity, inhibit the development of malignant cells, improve the cardiovascular and nervous systems, normalize blood pressure, improve the condition of the skin, hair and nails, and much, much more.

As you can see, the use of orange for weight loss is undeniable. In addition, this wonderful diet product helps to get rid of excess kilograms without harming the body, and vice versa, bringing considerable benefit.


WOW! This is unbelievable. In fact, I am a weight loss advocate and I blog about natural foods that are good for losing some pounds of weight without spending money. However, I have never come across the fact mango contains such great amount of nutrients that aid weight loss. This author has widen the scope of my research about weight-related foods and broaden my comprehension a lot. Bravo!

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