Healthy Foods That Help Burn Fat
Eggs contain vitamin B12, which your body needs to metabolize fat. In fact, research has been done and found that found that people who ate eggs for breakfast every day lost more weight than those who ate bagels.
Watch out: Talk to your doc first if your cholesterol is high.
Almonds and other nuts (with skins intact)
Build muscle, reduce cravings
Dairy products (fat-free or low-fat milk, yogurt, cheese)
Build strong bones, fire up weight loss
Build muscle, burn fat
Turkey and other lean meats
Build muscle, strengthen immune system
Improve satiety, prevent cravings
Enova oil (soy and canola oil)
Promotes fullness, not easily stored as fat
Boosts testosterone (a good thing even in women), builds muscle,
Fatty fish (such as salmon, tuna, mackerel)
Trigger fullness, fire up fat burning
Lowers insulin, regulates blood sugar and metabolism;
be sure to eat the fleshy white membranes
Fires up fat burning
Spinach and green vegetables
Fight free radicals and improve recovery for better muscle building
Whole grains (quinoa, brown rice, whole grain cereal)
Small doses prevent body from storing fat
Beans and legumes
Build muscle, help burn fat, regulate digestion
Builds muscle, burns fat
Why You Need to Exercise
It increases muscle tone plus it will also help to increase your resting metabolism.
It can improve self-esteem and self-confidence. Once you start toning up, you will look better and feel better. The extra energy will spill over into other areas of your life. You will feel more in control of yourself and your life.
Exercise can improve balance as well as cardiovascular fitness, helping reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack.
With regular exercise, there is a decreased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
Exercise increases bone strength
Regular exercise also promotes a healthy immune system.
Thirty minutes every day is ideal. If 30 minutes is too big a call, try to break it up into smaller intervals. Go for a walk at lunchtime, or use the stairs at the office instead of the elevator. Use your car less and make an effort to ride a bike or walk. It all adds up.
Try to find activities that you are good at and enjoy. If you have fun while you are working out, you will want to keep going, and your sense of well-being will be heightened. If you don’t enjoy your workout you will end up not working out at all sooner then later.
Once you have a regular workout into you daily routine, you will quickly notice the difference when you skip a session. Having less energy and feeling more stressed and anxious are some of the most obvious symptoms that quickly return.
Once you have started exercising regularly, you will wonder how you ever managed without it. Your body and health will reward you as well.