6 Foods That Actually Burn Fat (So Eat Up And Lose Weight!)
Don’t get me wrong, dieting and exercise are still important parts of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but why feel like you’re starving yourself on a diet when you could just eat foods that will actually help burn fat? It’s about working smarter, not harder, you know what I mean?
According to Women’s Health, certain vitamins and nutrients can help your body burn more calories, allowing you to get rid of fat instead of storing it.
So, if you’re all about helping your body work to burn calories at a faster rate through the foods you’re eating, go on and stock up on these items.
1. Whole Grains
According to Health.com, your body works harder to digest foods that are high in fiber, and therefore burns twice as many calories.
Women’s Health states that a protein-rich diet will help you hold onto your muscle mass as you lose weight, all while helping you drop the pounds a little faster.
3. Green Tea
Drinking green tea is known to speed up your metabolism. So, keep a jug of this stuff chilling in the fridge for frequent sipping, why don’t you?
Not only are the nutrients found in nuts good for helping to reduce your appetite, they also improve your calorie burning by .1 percent Women’s Health states.
Avocados are one, delicious and two, good for zeroing in on belly fat. So, would you like to pay extra for guac? Yes, yes you would.
6. Peanut Butter
You can’t overindulge in this food, but just a couple of tablespoons of this stuff will help reduce belly bloat. Delicious, filling and good for reducing tummy bloating? Sounds great to me!
Aren’t you craving these foods, now? Let the fat-burning begin!
[h/t: Women’s Health]
This story originally appeared on Simplemost.