Top 5 sweets that you can treat yourself to during a diet
Even during a diet, you can please yourself with something delicious. We will tell you what desserts will not harm your figure.
We are all more or less sweet tooth, and it is important to remember that the love of sweets is not a bad habit, but a biological need, experts say. Glucose is the fuel necessary for normal operation of all organs. In addition, it plays an important role in the development of serotonin, which is responsible for a good mood. So do not deny yourself the pleasure – just remember, everything is fine in moderation.
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Quality marshmallows consist of apple puree, egg whites, sugar and gelling agents – most often agar-agar or pectin. It practically lacks fats, it is low-calorie (in average marshmallow – about 125 kcal). Agar-agar, which is produced on the basis of algae, normalizes the work of the intestine and liver, is able to remove toxins and has a good effect on the thyroid gland. It contains iron, calcium, potassium, copper, vitamins B5 and E.
Dark chocolate 75%
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Bitter chocolate contains minimal amounts of sugar, and cocoa contains substances that enhance mood, stimulate memory and add energy. A small piece of chocolate can be eaten even by those who sit on a strict diet.
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This Italian dessert can be enjoyed without remorse. Panna cotta includes cream, gelatin, a small amount of sugar and berry and / or fruit puree. In some recipes, the cream is replaced with milk (cow, almond, soybean), buttermilk or yoghurt. 100 g of panna cottages contains about 75 kcal.
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Another delicious and useful sweetness is marmalade. It practically does not contain fat, it is prepared on the basis of fruit and berry puree, and in some grades agar-agar is added, which is capable of lowering the level of cholesterol and leveling the blood sugar level.
Cakes with yoghurt and fruit
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Choose cakes from fruits filled with natural whipped yogurt and jelly. Avoid biscuits, butter cakes and whipped cream – except for sugar, they have a lot of fat.