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Top Fat Burning Food Items

Top Fat Burning Food Items

 

Food intake is always associated with calorie count intake. Can some food items really help in burning more calories than intake?

Certain food items have negative caloric balance.

This means that the energy used in digestion and absorption (thermic effect) of certain food items is greater than the usable caloric content contained in them. We lose more calories than gain as we consume these certain food items due to their high “fiber matrix” (whose fiber matrix is intact— unlike white “refined” flour, corn starch & syrup, sugar or white “polished” rice) that must be unraveled to access their carbohydrates. These high “fiber matrix” food items, if eaten in the right way and proportions, keep our energy levels up and helps us get in all the nutrition we need.

Sluggish metabolism is a major cause of unintended weight gain.

Increasing the internal temperature of the body pushes up the metabolic rate of the body, which stimulates metabolism of fats. Restoring the digestive fire helps with …

  • breaking down the fat tissues,
  • eliminating the unwanted fats from our body with ease, and
  • increasing energy production.

Certain food items help in restoring the digestive fire, improving absorption of nutrients from foods and eases elimination of digestive wastes from the body.

 

We strive to feed our metabolism with …
  • Beef, lamb, chicken, turkey and meat products
    High protein foods require more energy from the body to process, thus have fat burning properties. The protein is good for muscle building, helps to improve metabolism and strengthens the immune system.
  • Salmon or albacore tuna
    Packed with lots of good fats (Omega 3 fatty acid), fish boosts our metabolism, increase satiety (we feel full longer), and is conducive to weight loss.
  • Almonds and other select nuts (with skins intact)
    Build muscle and reduce cravings.
  • Dairy products (largely excluding milk)

 

We focus on building strong bones and fire up weight loss …
  • Berries (raspberries, blue berries, blackberries)
    Berries are good for blood flow (which helps build strong muscles), they are low in carbs and they are thermogenic. These high fiber foods help us with the weight loss by helping us to feel satisfied, fuller for longer period of time and prevent sweet cravings.
  • Chili Peppers
    Chili peppers spike our metabolism as they contain capsaicin chemicals that are conducive to weight loss. The capsaicin in the peppers heats up our body like a furnace, help us burn off more calories. It works even better when we combine it with coconut oil.
  • Broccoli
    High in calcium (a known weight-reducer), broccoli is also extraordinarily high in vitamins C, K and A. One serving of broccoli will also provide you with plenty of folate and dietary fiber, plus a variety of antioxidants. Broccoli is also one of the best detox foods you can add to your diet.n

 

Our low carb vegetables that can accompany any meal …
  • Ginger

Ginger is great for everything. Eating ginger regularly or drinking ginger tea daily helps in reducing obesity related health problems.

  • Garlic and Onions: Minerals and oils inside garlic and onion help us to break down fat and elevate our metabolism.
  • Coconut Oil: Coconut oil has medium chain triglycerides (MCT), which slow fat accumulation in the body. It also promotes thermogenesis.
  • Black and Red Pepper: Both black and red peppers increase satiety and thermogenesis.
  • Green Tea: Green tea contains the anti-oxidant which works to burn calories throughout the whole day.
  • Coffee

Coffee is highly thermogenic when drunk black.

It is important to drink plenty of water when you increase your fiber intake with the above food items, or it can actually build up in your intestine leading to constipation.

 

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