Planning to shed those extra pounds? Certain foods and herbs can increase your metabolism and speed up the weight loss process along with a healthy diet and exercise.
Cinnamon when taken in the right quantity has been proven to help the body metabolize sugar at around 20 times the normal rate. Doctors advise to consume ¼ of a teaspoon of cinnamon everyday. You can use it in oatmeal, yogurt, or add hot water and drink it like a tea.
This hot pepper is excellent at burning fat and can boost your metabolism for hours on end. In addition, the pepper can also get the body processing your cholesterol for you. For quick results consume this spice with a lean protein. Be careful how much you use because a high quality cayenne pepper becomes very spicy, quickly.
A study from Tufts University in 2009 discovered that mice who were fed turmeric lost more weight than those who were not fed turmeric. The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin, which is an anti inflammatory.
By curbing insulin resistance, and decreasing blood sugar and cholesterol levels, curcumin makes it easier for you to lose weight. Curcumin is easily absorbed when combined with black pepper in supplement form. Turmeric is a yellow spice that tastes delicious with vegetables, soups, rice, and more.
Cumin is a spice that can burn body fat three times faster than normal. You can easily include this spice in your cooking by adding it to soups, stews, salad dressings and more.
In 2011 Japanese researchers discovered a powerful fat burning compound in tomatoes called 9-oxo-ODA. In addition, it has been found that the beta carotene which is present in tomatoes can also contribute to weight loss.
Ginger increases body heat and can stimulate metabolism by about 20%. You can consume it fresh, use it in your cooking or drink it as tea.
Soybeans contain a chemical called lecithin which prevents the body from storing fats.
Strawberries, blueberries, and other berries include pectin which can limit the quantity of fat absorbed by the body’s cells
Among its many benefits, garlic burns excess fat, increases metabolism, and destroys dangerous bacteria.
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Best of luck on your weight loss journey, and we hope you get the most out of this fat burning list!