You can actually eat to beat fat, if you pick SUPER foods that help boost your metabolism on your TLC-Program. When you plan your TLC-Meals, be sure to select the super-foods that can aid your Metabolic Rate.
- Water-rich fresh fruits, veggies and soup dilute the calories in your food
- High-fiber fruit and vegetables keep your digestive system on track and steady insulin levels, which prevents fat storage.
- Lean meat boosts metabolism and burns calories because it take more energy to digest than other foods.
Specific Super Foods to include in your meals include:
Drinking water actually speeds up loss and is a great way to increase metabolism. Water is also a natural appetite suppressant that banishes bloat as it flushes out sodium and toxins. Drinking enough water will also help keep you from mistaking thirst for hunger. So drink up!
Studies show that green tea extracts boost metabolism and may aid in loss. This mood-enhancing tea has also been reported to contain anti-cancer properties and help prevent heart disease. It is also a trendy drink among health-conscious celebrities.
The unique chemical properties in this vitamin C-packed citrus fruit reduce insulin levels, which promotes weight-loss and boost metabolism. NOTE: If you are taking medication, check with your doctor about any potentially adverse interactions with grapefruit.
A great low-calorie, high-fiber snack. You’ll feel full longer and eat less.
Study after study links calcium and loss. Broccoli is not only high in calcium, but also loaded with vitamin C, which boosts calcium absorption. This member of the nutritious cabbage family also has plenty of vitamin A, folate and fiber. This superfood not only fights fat but also contains powerful phytochemicals that boost your immunity and protect against disease.
Low-fat yogurt is a rich source of weight-loss-friendly calcium. As far as superfood go Yogurt is right there. It includes calcium, protein and a ton of other nutrients as well as good bacteria and probiotics for your digestive tract.
Rev up your fat-burning engine with this bodybuilder favourite. Countless studies have shown that protein can help boost metabolism, lose fat and build lean muscle tissue so you burn more calories.
Eating hot peppers can speed up and boost metabolism and cool your cravings. Capsaicin (a chemical found in jalapeno and cayenne peppers) temporarily stimulates your body to release more stress hormones, which speeds up your metabolism and causes you to burn more calories.
Smart Food choices also include Avocado and Nuts… and always… Water!!.
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Written by: SE More