5 Fat-Burning foods to boost the Metabolism

On Saturday, June 15th, 2019

The adrenaline rush after a run or a HIIT session is certainly rewarding but unless coupled with the right diet, there is no other way to fight the stubborn fat cells in the body. Cutting down the food intake is one way to support the exercise regime but you can also include these food items in your diet that will not only burn that extra fat but also improve your metabolism.  

  • Apple Cider Vinegar

With only one or two tablespoon of Apple Cider Vinegar in a glass of water can help you in losing weight.  It contains acetic acid that absorbs iron and promotes high oxygen utilisation which consequently leads to enhanced metabolism. Apple Cider Vinegar’s Benefits are not only limited to weight loss but it is good for the overall maintenance of the body.

  • Green Tea

Green Tea, considered as the healthiest beverage of the world is full of healthy nutrients and antioxidants which help in keeping our body fit and mind at peace. It has caffeine and catechins that help in boosting metabolism and curbing the appetite and thus inducing fat-burn. It is most effective when taken before sleep.

  • Peppers

Eating jalapenos and bell peppers is not going to magically burn that extra fat in your body but it can certainly increase the metabolism for an amount of time and help you shed off some calories. The spiciness of the pepper causes the body temperature to rise and in order to cool it down, your body burns down the calories. So now that extra bell pepper is not really going to harm you after all.

  • Seaweed

This marine bundle of nutrition is one of the richest sources of protein and iodine. Fucoxanthin is the brown pigment found in brown seaweeds is known for its anti-obesity effect. According to a research done by Newcastle University, a compound found in seaweed plays a major role in absorption of fat. T hat bowl of seaweed soup is definitely going to help you in weight loss.

  • Grapefruit

This food item goes way back and has been used by people since the 1930s to burn fat.  It is a citrus fruits and contains Vitamin C which helps in metabolizing fat faster and works best when taken before the meal because it helps in curbing the appetite.

About - Narendra is the editor of www.thelifestyleis.com, a freelance writer, photographer, style blogger and PR strategist. He loves fashion and style and unashamedly expresses his interests.

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