These fat burning ingredients have thermogenic effect that increase calories burnt. They do so by oxidizing fat to increase the body temperature and suppress appetite as well as prevent fat accumulation in the liver.
Here are 10 fat burning ingredients that enhance weight loss:
1) Vitamin C
Vitamin C not only prevents you from catching cold easily. It is necessary to create a compound called carnitine, which help to burn fat into fuel.
A study from the Arizona State showed that participant with low blood concentration of Vitamin C, when walk on the treadmill for 60 minutes, burn 25% less fat than other participants with adequate Vitamin C.
2) Guarana Seeds
Guarana seed contains a high amount of guaranine, a chemical that is similar to caffeine. It impairs appetite, increases gastric emptying, boost energy and helps with endurance based activities.
3) Yerba Mate
Yerba Mate helps you to feel full soon after you begin eating. It also slows down digestion and stomach stays full longer.
It boost metabolic rate, burns more calories from the fat stored and help the body to use carbohydrate more efficiently. Hence, it also helps with endurance sports.
4) Black Tea
Drinking black tea daily boost metabolism by 12% which is 100 – 200 calories burn. It also increases fat oxidation and fat burning by 12%.
5) Cacao bean (Cocoa)
The body burns more energy digesting cacao than it can gain from the calories obtained from the bean hence, has a negative caloric value.
The amino acid tryptophan present in cacao helps the body to release serotonin, which suppresses appetite.
6) Almond nuts
Almond contains mono-unsaturated fat, which increases fat burning and help to lose weight. It fills you up quickly, so it is difficult to over eat and it helps to suppress hunger.
The high magnesium content in almond nuts is a key component for muscle-building. When the body has more muscle, it will burn more calories.
Ginger promotes digestion of food, which makes more energy available for burning of fat. It dilates blood vessel and enhance blood circulation, thereby, increasing body temperature.
8) Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains a compound called capsaicin, which, cause thermogenic effect and increase energy expenditure and cause the body to use more fat as fuel. Capsaicin also reduce intake of fat in the body and is an appetite suppressant.
Chromium is a trace mineral that plays an important role in proper insulin function and regulation of blood sugar level. Chromium helps insulin to shuttle blood sugar into body cells for it to be used as energy. When blood sugar is properly regulated, the body will naturally burn fat.
You can find chromium in onion, tomato and brewer’s yeast. However, we normally do not have enough. So, it is better to take supplements of chromium.
Quercetin is naturally occurring in fruits. It increases fat burning by getting fat cells to release fatty acid into the blood stream for use as energy. Adrenalin will suppress fat cell release of fatty acid, but when combined with Quercetin, the effect is increased.
Incorporate these ingredients into your daily diet and you will find your fats melting away in no time.
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