Some fruits, such as cherimoya, mango or banana, produce a lot of calories, so if your goal is to lose weight, you need to be measured and consumed, preferably in the early hours of the day.
If the fruit is consumed outside the meals, not only good digestion is promoted, but also a better absorption of the nutrients is promoted.
Therefore, the advice is to only eat the fruit from the meals, regardless of whether the goal is to lose weight or just to follow healthy habits.
So, if you want to lose weight, the best time is to take fruit at breakfast: why? Because the hydrates it contains will be a contribution of energy for the rest of the day, hydrates that will burn with the activity being done.
It can also help to eat the fruit before eating, as mentioned, rather than in dessert. This is not so much for how much fattening, which is the same, but for its satiating power. The high fiber content of the fruit gives the feeling of being full and is then eaten in smaller quantities.
Another frequently asked question is whether it is better to take it before or after exercise. The fruit is a highly recommended food in combination with physical exercise, because it has a large contribution of energy that promotes performance thanks to the high content of vitamins. If you are looking for weight loss, you need to fast it to promote your digestion and before you exercise.
However, from 8 o'clock in the afternoon, fruit consumption should be avoided because the metabolism slows, the digestive system aggravates the amount of sugars they contain, raising their caloric levels and making it difficult to lose weight.
Another good option is to consume fruit after physical activity, because it helps to replenish the glycogen deposits that have been burned. Of course always combine with a protein-rich food.
The general advice is to eat three pieces of fruit a day and always whole, not in juices to make the most of all vitamins and minerals.
Moreover, and more importantly for the purpose of weight loss, if you drink only the juice, it would lose fiber, so it is convenient when you stay satisfied longer.
Finally, it is worth mentioning with regard to the banana, one of the most consumed fruits in the world, which is recommended not to consume very mature. This way resistant starch is guaranteed, the best prebiotic for the intestinal flora. In addition, the more mature the banana, the more sucrose it contains.