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Foods that Burn Fat Fast

    Foods that Burn Fat Fast

                By creating heat and speeding up the metabolism

When your body temperature increases, your metabolism will also speed up, thereby helping your body burn calories. There are some foods, which will raise the body's temperature more than other foods and will help you burn fat.

                       Foods that increase our body temperature:

Chillies· Jalapenos· Cinnamon, a fat burning spice: 1/2 tsp in powdered form can be added to either tea/coffee/cereal or low fat milk.

                         Reducing calorie intake by digestion

Some foods reduce the amount of calories that you absorb, due to their high fibre content. Fibre is excellent for digestion and moves food faster through the digestive tract, meaning fewer calories are absorbed.It is important to drink plenty of water when you increase your fibre content, or it can cause build up in your intestine leading to constipation.Additional ways that high fibre foods help us with the weight loss is by helping us to feel satisfied and fuller for a longer duration. Wholegrains Oats Broccoli Berries (raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, strawberries) Freshly cut salad Fenugreek seeds

                                     Chemical properties

Some foods contain chemicals that are conducive for fat loss. Vitamin C from citrus fruits and capsaicin in chilies are beneficial for weight loss. Vitamin C promotes the production of carnitine in the body, which oxidises fatty acids (breaks them down/burns fat).

Green tea

                                    High protein consumes more energy

Meats and legumes are the best examples of foods, which are high in protein. High protein foods require more energy from the body to process, so they have contain fat burning properties.

Protein is good for muscle building, which in turn helps to boost metabolism

Chicken (lean cuts, no skin)
Low fat Yoghurt
Egg whites

The above mentioned foods have indirect fat burning properties; can be easily introduced into the diet, are commonly available and have multiple health benefits.

                         Foods High in Glutamic Acid

Glutamic acid mostly benefits the neurological brain function and metabolism. It is necessary for learning, memory and acts as brain fuel.

Glutamic acid, glutamate or theanine is a non-essential amino acid that is very common in plants and animals. Virtually every food contains glutamate. It's a major component of protein rich food like meat, eggs, poultry, milk, cheese, and fish. Glutamate or Glutamic acid is also ubiquitous in grain, beans, vegetables, mushrooms, fruits and nuts.

Monounsaturated fat

Olive oil

Canola oil

Sunflower oil

Peanut oil

Sesame oil



Nuts (almonds, peanuts, macadamia nuts, hazelnuts, pecans, cashews)

Peanut butter

Polyunsaturated fat

Soybean oil

Safflower oil


Sunflower, sesame, and pumpkin seeds


Fatty fish (salmon, tuna, mackerel, herring, trout, sardines)



Olive oil can be used to make omlettes, in continental preparations or in stir-fry vegges.

A handful of nuts and flaxseeds for vegetarians and one serving of fatty fish for non-vegetarians are best sources of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.

Note by Sandra Mounir Philippe
2 years, 4 months ago

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