He says you will still lose weight quite
effectively at that intake level without endangering your health.
Learn about the numerous fat burning foods that can help slim your
waistline. You can find a list of natural fat burning foods for fast
weight loss without starving. Certain foods can speed up your
metabolism, which controls the body's ability to burn fat.
Hunger is satisfied more completely by filling the stomach. Ounce for
ounce, the foods listed below accomplish that better than any others.
At the same time, they’re rich in nutrients and possess special
These marvels of nature deserve their reputation for keeping the
doctor away when you eat one a day. And now, it seems, they can help
you melt the fat away, too.
First of all, they elevate your blood glucose (sugar) levels in a
safe, gentle manner and keep them up longer than most foods. The
practical effect of this is to leave you feeling satisfied longer, say
Secondly, they’re one of the richest sources of soluble fiber in the
supermarket. This type of fiber prevents hunger pangs by guarding
against dangerous swings or drops in your blood sugar level, says Dr.
James Anderson of the University of Kentucky’s School of Medicine.
An average size apple provides only 81 calories and has no sodium,
saturated fat or cholesterol. You’ll also get the added health
benefits of lowering the level of cholesterol already in your blood as
well as lowering your blood pressure.
Whole Grain Bread
You needn’t dread bread. It’s the butter, margarine or cream cheese
you put on it that’s fattening, not the bread itself. We’ll say this
as often as needed – fat is fattening. If you don’t believe that,
ponder this – a gram of carbohydrate has four calories, a gram of
protein four, and a gram of fat nine. So which of these is really
Bread, a natural source of fiber and complex carbohydrates, is okay
for dieting. Norwegian scientist Dr. Bjarne Jacobsen found that people
who eat less than two slices of bread daily weigh about 11 pounds more
that those who eat a lot of bread.
Studies at Michigan
State University show some breads actually reduce
the appetite. Researchers compared white bread to dark, high-fiber
bread and found that students who ate 12 slices a day of the dark,
high-fiber bread felt less hunger on a daily basis and lost five
pounds in two months. Others who ate white bread were hungrier, ate
more fattening foods and lost no weight during this time.
So the key is eating dark, rich, high-fiber breads such as
pumpernickel, whole wheat, mixed grain, oatmeal and others. The
average slice of whole grain bread contains only 60 to 70 calories, is
rich in complex carbohydrates the best, steadiest fuel you can give
your body and delivers surprising amount of protein.
Easy does it is the password here. We’ve all heard about potential
dangers of caffeine including anxiety and insomnia so moderation is
The caffeine in coffee can speed up the metabolism. In nutritional
circles, it’s known as a metabolic enhancer, according to Dr. Judith
Stern of the University of California at Davis.
This makes sense, since caffeine is a stimulant. Studies show it can
help you burn more calories than normal, perhaps up to 10 percent
more. For safety’s sake, it’s best to limit your intake to a single
cup in the morning and one in the afternoon. Add only skim milk to tit
and try doing without sugar many people learn to love it that way.
There’s good reason for this traditional diet food to be a regular
part of your diet. It helps dissolve fat and cholesterol, according to
Dr. James Cerd of the University of Florida. An average sized
grapefruit has 74 calories, delivers a whopping 15 grams of pectin
the special fiber linked to lowering cholesterol and fat , is high in
vitamin C and potassium and is free of fat and sodium. It’s rich in
natural galacturonic acid, which adds to its potency as a fat and
cholesterol fighter. The additional benefit here is assistance in the
battle against atherosclerosis hardening of the arteries and the
development of heart disease. Try sprinkling it with cinnamon rather
than sugar to take away some of the tart taste.
Try the hot, spicy kind you find in Asian import stores, specialty
shops and exotic groceries. Dr. Jaya Henry of Oxford Polytechnic
Institute in England, found that the amount of hot mustard normally
called for in Mexican, Indian and Asian recipes, about one teaspoon,
temporarily speeds up the metabolism, just as caffeine and the drug
ephedrine do. “But mustard is natural and totally safe,” Henry says.
“It can be used every day, and it really works. I was shocked to
discover it can speed up the metabolism by as much as 20 to 25 percent
for several hours.” This can result in the body burning an extra 45
calories for every 700 consumed, Dr. Henry says.
Popeye really knew what he was talking about, according to Dr. Richard
Shekelle, an epidemiologist at the University of Texas. Spinach has
the ability to lower cholesterol, rev up the metabolism and burn away
fat. Rich in iron, beta carotene and vitamins C and E, it supplies
most of the nutrients you need.
You just can’t say enough about this health food from Asia. Also
called soybean curd, it’s basically tasteless, so any spice or
flavoring you add blends with it nicely. A 2½ ” square has 86 calories
and nine grams of protein. Experts suggest an intake of about 40
grams per day. Tofu contains calcium and iron, almost no sodium and
not a bit of saturated fat. It makes your metabolism run on high and
even lowers cholesterol. With different varieties available, the
firmer tofus are goof for stir-frying or adding to soups and sauces
while the softer ones are good for mashing, chopping and adding to
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