Foods that burn belly fat

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Foods that burn belly fat: 1. Plain oatmeal- Steer clear of the sugary flavored varieties. Choose the plain stuff, and sweeten it with berries. 2. Almonds and Nuts 3. Olive oil- Steer clear of hydrogenated vegetable oils; they're loaded with unhealthy trans fat. 4. Berries 5. Eggs 6. Beans and legumes- Refried beans are high in saturated fat. Choose plain black, pinto, or other varieties instead 7. Lean meats and fish- turkey and tuna 8. Whole grain 9. Peanut butter -so limit yourself to no more than two tablespoons a day 10. Green veg- Veggies like spinach and broccoli are loaded with fiber and very few calories. Have a salad before a meal and you'll be satisfied with smaller portions later. Watch out: Iceberg lettuce has almost no fiber. Fill your bowl with romaine, arugula, or spinach instead. 11. Skim milk 12. Ice tea- In fact, according to Swiss researchers, tea-drinking subjects burn a whopping 266 more calories per day than those who abstain. For consummate calorie-torching, skip bottled teas — processing has depleted them of slimming nutrients. Instead, steep a tea bag in one cup of hot water for two minutes, then cool with ice cubes. Enjoy four cups daily. 13. Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. This low-cal, calcium-rich treat activates the body's fat-burning hormones, say University of Wisconsin researchers. "Plus, because of its high protein content — it contains more than any other dairy product — you'll stay full longer," notes Dr. La Puma. His slimming Rx: "Grate one ounce on soups or salads daily. 14. Eggs - Eggs get a bad rap but they are packed with protein which your body has to work hard to digest and which also jumpstarts your metabolism. The B12 in eggs is also said to aid in the destruction of fat cells. The secret with eggs, however, is moderation. A few a week are fine, just don't go crazy with them. 15. Green Tea - A key compound found in green tea is epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) which is a powerful anti-oxident said to be beneficial to people with a long list of maladies including cancer. As a fat burner, it fires up your nervous system and helps your body to burn more calories, especially when combined with caffeine. (A friend of mine swears that this is one of the best fat burning foods for women.) 16. Skim Milk - The calcium in milk can help crank up your metabolism and people with a high calcium intake tend to lose weight faster than people who skimp on it. The carbs in milk also cause your body to keep your insulin levels low thus preventing your body from storing fat. 17. Beans - Beans are high in protein which helps your body build muscle. Muscle cells burn calories at a much higher rate than fat cells so even a slight increase can really help you blast away the fat. It is speculated that the fiber in beans is also an effective aid in preventing your body from absorbing fat. Try kidney, lima, navy, and white beans but avoid baked or refried beans. 18.
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course HEALTH CAR 101 taught by Professor All during the Spring '11 term at Kaplan University.

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