Lichi Super Fruit Diet

Lichi Super Fruit Diet – Lichi Fruit For Weight Loss

Lichi

Lichi Fruit

The Lichi is an Asian fruit, originally from southern China. Commonly called Litchi, Lychee, Lychees and Lychee Fruit.
With a large amount of vitamin C, the lichi is fully capable to convert body fat into energy.

It also contains an adequate amount of calories that supports the buildup of muscles for more energetic and dynamic movement, which is a general feature of a faster metabolism.

When your metabolism is fast, you get to burn more fat than normal that’s why the Lichi Super Fruit Diet is on of the favorite among costumers.

Recently, a group of Japanese researchers at Hokkaido University published research in the Journal of Functional Foods, highlighting the potential of lichi to reduce significantly abdominal fat.

  • It is a sweet, easy to eat with a high water content that causing the Lichi amount of calories is not very high and can be used in dieting and to maintain the line.
  • It has seeds and pulp fiber that make it suitable for use as a natural laxative. In addition, its low fat content makes that lichi can be used in slimming diets.
  • Because its exotic appearance and floral scent that emerges when consumed lichi captures the palate of any individual who wishes to take something sweet, with the advantage of having  few calories and low fat while keeping its high nutritional value.
  • By having low fat content, no cholesterol and be an excellent source of vitamin C, that acts as an inhibitor for the oxidation of bad cholesterol (LDL), preventing it from being deposited on blood vessel walls, make this fruit an ideal nutrient for use in cases of hypercholesterolemia, hypertension and cardiovascular risk.
  • Because of its high content of vitamin C is especially recommended for those with increased risk of deficiency in this vitamin, either by not tolerate citrus fruits, peppers or other vegetables that are sources of the vitamin C or have the needs of its increase , which occurs in periods of growth, pregnancy, breastfeeding, etc. Therefore lichi is suitable to take it in stages of growth, pregnancy and lactation.

Other life situations also require an extra dose of vitamin C, we refer to the case of alcohol abuse, smoking, use of certain drugs, stress and diminished defenses, intense physical activity, cancer, AIDS and certain digestive diseases, which makes lichi a helpful fruit to be consumed by people with cancer, aids, athletes, digestive disorders, low defense, stress, smoking.

We must not forget that vitamin C is involved in the formation of collagen, bones and teeth, red globules and favors the absorption of iron from food and resistance to infection.

  • By providing folic acid, the lichi is very advisable for pregnant women, because a deficiency of this vitamin in early pregnancy may cause various neuronal defects (anencephaly, spina bifida).
  • In regard to its mineral content, the Lichi fruit is known for its contribution in potassium, which is necessary for the generation and transmission of nerve impulses, for normal muscle activity and is involved in water balance inside and outside the cell. Additionally intervenes in the metabolism of proteins and carbohydrates.
  • It is a source of magnesium, which is related to the functioning of the bowel, nerves and muscles, is part of the bones and teeth, boosts immunity and has a mild laxative effect.
  • Lichi also provides calcium which is essential for maintenance of bones, growth in general, structural features and is involved in nervous system functions.

Nutritional information per 100g of fresh Lichi (Litchi, Lychee)  fruit

(Source: USDA National Nutrient data base)

Principle Nutrient           Value               % of RDA
Energy                               66 Kcal                  3.3 %
Carbohydrates                16.53 g                12.7 %
Protein                                0.61 g                     1 %
Total Fat                             0.44 g                     2 %
Cholesterol                          0 mg                     0 %
Dietary Fiber                        1.3 g                 3.5 %  for more nutritional information click here

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