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Fat Burning Foods

While it is common for many people to think eating food makes you gain weight, there are many types of food that do the contrary. It is a matter of knowing which foods will work for you not against you. Here are a few fat burning foods to get you on the right track.

Fruit

Apples are one of the fat burning foods that is high in pectin, antioxidants, and fiber which make you feel full.

Grapefruit are also a great power fruit. This has been said to help lower insulin levels by a little bit. It also is high in fiber with very few calories. It actually takes more calories to digest the fruit than what is in them.

Whole Grains

Oats are high in soluble fiber cutting cholesterol and blood fat. It is one of the top foods that will make you feel full quickly because of its slow digestion time.

Quinoa, brown rice, oatmeal, and whole grain cereal, all burn twice as many calories breaking these down in comparison to processed foods.

Meats

Lean meats burn 30% of the calories the food contains during digestion. They also help build muscle and strengthen the immune system.

Dairy

Low fat dairy products contain Calcium and Vitamin D which help preserve and build muscle.

Liquids

Green Tea helps improve metabolism and is a natural source of caffeine. It also reduces ones appetite by a little.

Beans and legumes

They help build muscle, burn fat, and regulate digestion. When your body lacks a nutrient your metabolism slows down, so it is important to have a balanced diet.

Hot peppers contain Capsaicin which give the peppers their kick. It increases metabolism which cause your body to use up more calories.

Research

These are just a few of the fat burning foods that are out there. Remember, not all foods are bad. It is a matter of finding a balanced diet that works for you and sticking to it. Research other foods that you might be able to incorporate into your diet and get started today! There's no better time than the present.

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