Table of contents:
- 1. Eggplant water
- 2. Eggplant Pie with Chicken
- 3. Eggplant detox juice
- 4. Stuffed eggplant
- 5. Eggplant Chips
- How to lose weight the he althy way
Slimming including eggplant in everyday life is an efficient way to lose belly, as this food helps control hunger and promotes the elimination of accumulated fat in the body. In addition, eating eggplant every day provides fiber that helps in the proper functioning of the intestine and in the fight against bad cholesterol and poor digestion.
To lose weight, you can use this vegetable in several recipes and drink at least 2 liters of eggplant water, as it promotes the feeling of satiety and moisturizes the skin.
It is important to emphasize that, in order to obtain the benefits of eggplant in weight loss, it is essential to maintain a he althy and varied diet and to practice physical activities regularly.
Some eggplant recipes that help with weight loss are:
1. Eggplant water
This water can be taken throughout the day, replacing normal water and, therefore, is a great option for those who do not like to drink natural water.
- 1 eggplant;
- 1 liter of water.
Peel and cut the eggplant into cubes, soaking in water overnight. In the morning, mix everything in a blender, strain and drink throughout the day. It is possible to alternate the consumption of eggplant water with ginger water, as it has the same properties. See how to prepare ginger water.
2. Eggplant Pie with Chicken
Eggplant Chicken Pie is an excellent and delicious recipe to use for lunch or dinner, along with a vegetable salad, for example.
- 4 tablespoons whole wheat flour;
- 1 cup skim milk;
- 1 egg;
- 1 level dessert spoon of yeast;
- 1 fillet (150 g) of shredded chicken;
- 1 eggplant cut into cubes;
- 2 chopped tomatoes;
- 3 tablespoons of peas;
- ½ chopped onion;
- S alt and parsley.
Sauté the onion, parsley, tomatoes, eggplant, chicken and s alt. Place the egg, flour, milk, peas and yeast in a bowl. Add to the sautéed and mix well, then put it in a greased shape. Bake in a preheated oven at 200°C for about 30 minutes or until the dough is cooked. Wait for it to cool and serve.
3. Eggplant detox juice
This juice can be taken for breakfast or afternoon snack, being ideal to hydrate and fight constipation.
- 1/2 eggplant;
- 1 cabbage leaf;
- 1 lemon squeezed;
- 1 teaspoon of powdered ginger;
- 1 cup of coconut water
Place all the ingredients in a blender, add some ice cubes and drink the iced juice.
4. Stuffed eggplant
Stuffed eggplants can be made for lunch or dinner, and they can be stuffed with meat, chicken, fish or even vegetarian.
- 2 eggplants;
- 180 grams of cooked meat, chicken or fish and/or vegetables (seasoned to taste);
- 100 grams of low-fat shredded white cheese;
- 1 teaspoon of olive oil;
- S alt and pepper to taste.
Preheat the oven to 200ºC and place parchment paper on a tray. Wash and cut the eggplants in half, lengthwise. Then season with s alt, pepper and a little olive oil and roast the eggplants for 30 to 45 minutes.
With a spoon, remove the pulp from the eggplant and mix with meat and/or vegetables, stuff the eggplants and put grated cheese on top. Then put it in the oven to brown. Wait for it to cool and serve.
5. Eggplant Chips
These chips can be used as an accompaniment at lunch or as a snack.
- 1 eggplant;
- 1 pinch of dried oregano;
- 1 pinch of s alt.
Cut the eggplant into thin slices and put a pinch of s alt and oregano in each one. Then place in a skillet, preferably non-stick, and leave on low heat. Once browned on one side, turn and wait for them to brown on the other surface.
Check with nutritionist Tatiana Zanin another eggplant recipe that can also be used to lose weight:
How to lose weight the he althy way
In addition to increasing the consumption of eggplant, it is also important to maintain a he althy diet, low in fat, rich in fiber and protein, in addition to physical activity at least 3 times a week, to accelerate metabolism and promote weight loss.
In addition, it is also important to drink plenty of fluids, have a good night's sleep and avoid stress, so that the body works in a balanced way to reduce body weight. Learn how to follow a he althy diet to lose weight.
To know your ideal weight and define how many pounds you should lose, use our calculator below:
For those who do not like the taste of eggplant, an alternative can be to take eggplant capsules or consume eggplant flour, which also have a satiety and diuretic effect, and can be found in he alth food stores or pharmacies.