All nuts do contain some amount of the omega-3 fat alpha-linolenic acid, but most only contain traceamounts. The real fat hero in most nuts is monounsaturated fats. Walnuts are actually a rich source of omega-3s.
Used for centuries to help relieve digestive upset/disturbances, ginger can also help reduceinflammation, boost blood flow to muscles and aid muscle recovery.
This very slow-digesting carb keeps blood sugar and insulin levels low, so fat burning can stay high.
The monounsaturated fats found in avocados are burned readily for fuel during exercise and actually encourage fat burning.
This fish is one of the richest sources of the omega-3 essential fats EPA and DHA.
Soybeans are the direct origin of soy protein, which has been shown to build muscle . Soy has also been shown to aid fat loss, possibly by decreasing appetite and calorie intake.
This just may be your best ally in fighting body fat. Studies have shown that drinking 2 cups of cold water can boost metabolic rate by 30%. It has been estimated that drinking about 2 cups of cold water before breakfast, lunch and dinner every day for a year can burn 17,400 extra calories。
They contain the essential omega-3 fatty acid alpha linolenic acid. These omega-3 fats have been found to turn on genes that stimulate fat burning and turn off genes that increase fat storage.
Due to grapefruit's ability to reduce insulin levels and to a chemical in grapefruit known as naringin, which prevents fat from being stored in the body.
Yes, it's a sugar, but it's fairly low on the glycemic index. Honey is a rich source of nitric oxide (NO) metabolites; ultimately that means it actually encourages fat release from the body's fat cells.
11. Peanut Butter
Another source of helpful monounsaturated fat that can actually aid fat loss. Stick with natural peanut butters that don't add the type of fat you surely want to avoid--trans fats.
Yes, we listed eggs in the muscle-building foods. Research supports the notion that those who start their day with eggs not only eat fewer calories throughout the day but also lose significantly more bodyfat.
13. Chilli Pepper
Hot peppers contain the active ingredient capsaicin, a chemical that can enhance calorie burning at rest as well as reduce hunger and food intake.
Broccoli contains phytochemicals that can help enhance fat loss.
15. Olive Oil
Like avocados, olive oil is a great source of monounsaturated fats. Not only do they lower levels of the "bad" type of cholesterol and improve cardiovascular health, but they're also more likely to be burned as fuel, which means they're less likely to be sticking around your midsection.