Fat burning foods
  • Nov 05, 2016

With rising levels of obesity amongst the population due to higher consumption of fat and calories, there is a need to know about food that help burn fat and control obesity.

Yogurt 
Yogurt has enough amount of protein. It takes more time to leave your stomach, keeping you fulfilled longer. In addition, you burn a larger number of calories processing protein than carbohydrate. Pick yogurt having non-fat or low-fat and low-sugar. 

Buttermilk
This probiotic food contains just 2.2 grams of fat and about 99 calories, as compared to whole milk that contains 8.9 grams fat and 157 calories. Regular intake provides the body with all essential nutrients and does not add fat and calories to the body.

Quinova
Quinoa is a healthy choice that has a place in your weight reduction plan. This entire grain has 8 grams of hunger killing protein and 5 grams of fiber in one serve and you will additionally get essential minerals and vitamin E. Quinoa is as simple to cook as rice. For a speedy supper, blend in a few vegetables, nuts, or lean protein. 

Cinnamon 
Studies find  cinnamon to have a normalizing impact on glucose levels. This could control hunger, especially in individuals with diabetes.

Turmeric
Curcumin, the active component of turmeric, is an object of research owing to its properties that suggest they may help to turn off certain genes that cause scarring and enlargement of the heart. Regular intake may help reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or bad cholesterol and high blood pressure, increase blood circulation and prevent blood clotting, helping to prevent heart attack. 

Cardamom 
 This is a thermogenic herb that increases metabolism and helps burn body fat. Cardamom is considered one of the best digestive aids and is believed to soothe the digestive system and help the body process other foods more efficiently. 

Curry Leaves
 These leaves flush out fat and toxins, reducing fat deposits that are stored in the body, as well as reducing bad cholesterol levels. If you are overweight, incorporate eight to 10 curry leaves into your diet daily. Chop them finely and mix them into a drink, or sprinkle them over a meal. 

Garlic 
 An effective fat-burning food, garlic contains the sulphur compound allicin which has anti-bacterial effects and helps reduce cholesterol and unhealthy fats. 

Cloves
This spice hasbeen found to improve the function of insulin and to lower glucose, total cholesterol, LDL and triglycerides in people with type 2 diabetes. 

Hot Peppers 
Hot peppers have a burning substance called capsaicin. Capsaicin appears to control voracity and improves digestion marginally, however just for a brief course of time. It presumably doesn't have an enormous effect on weight, except you eat less on the grounds that it is spicy. 

Green Tea 
Green tea may support weight reduction by invigorating the body to smolder stomach fat. Green tea contains catechins, a sort of phytochemical that may quickly influence the digestive system. To get the advantage you may need to drink green tea a few times each day.

Grapefruit
Lowers insulin, regulates blood sugar and metabolism; be sure to eat the fleshy white membranes

Cabbage 
 Raw or cooked cabbage inhibits the conversion of sugar and other carbohydrates into fat. Hence, it is of great value in weight reduction

Honey
 It is a home remedy for obesity. It mobilises the extra fat deposits in the body allowing it to be utilised as energy for normal functions. One should start with about 10 grams or a tablespoon, taken with hot water early in the morning. 

Sprouted Moong Dal 
 The bean sprouts are rich in Vitamin A, B, C and E and many minerals, such as calcium, iron and potassium. It is recommended as a food replacement in many slimming programmes, as it has a very low fat content. It is a rich source of protein and fibre, which helps lower blood cholesterol level. The high fibre content yields complex carbohydrates, which aid digestion, are effective in stabilising blood sugar and prevent its rapid rise after meal consumption. 

Almonds and other nuts (with skins intact)
Build muscle, reduce cravings
 


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