If you’re looking to drop a few pounds or like to opt for diet choices which help to keep your muscle level high and your fat level low, these five fat melters will not let you down.
Like all foods they should be enjoyed in moderation but if you work these fantastic fat melting foods into your diet, your body will thank you for it.
Hot peppers are packed with a clever chemical called capsaicin.
Capsaicin curbs your appetite and makes you feel fuller. It can also speed up your metabolism and hot peppers have the added benefit of making food taste great.
You can enjoy them as a snack, add them to cold salads or cook them into almost any kind of meal with ease.
Whether you are part of the kale craze or prefer a classic cabbage, leafy greens are an essential part of any good diet and they’ll help keep your weight down too.
Leafy greens are super rich in protein which slows downs sugar absorption ad they also have very few calories per serving.
Swapping in green vegetables instead of pasta or other starchy foods will soon see your weight coming down.
Avocados do have a high fat content but it’s the kind of fat your body craves and needs.
As well as this they support weight loss and they also help to keep your heart in top condition.
Avocados are low in sugar and paced with essential fats which help to curb hunger and can also bring down inflammation. Raw avocados are best to enjoy all their benefits.
All nuts do have a relatively high fat content but the other benefits packed into brazil nuts make them a healthy snack choice.
They aid fat burning by converting the thyroid hormone into an active form. This boosts metabolism and brazil nuts also bind together toxins which stops them from being stored in fat cells.
They’re perfect in salads, blended into smoothies and just enjoyed as a snack.
Ginseng is often sold as a supplement but you can buy this root and add it to your meals, sauces and salads.
It increases your energy levels and can curb sugar cravings too, making it much easier to avoid those tempting sweet treats.
It is also a natural remedy for indigestion and bloating and can even be used to settle nausea.
Probably some exotic markets in London will sell it for an extortionate price. I know for sure I won't find any in deepest Wales where I am!
Almost every food there is tastes better with a few hot chillies thrown in. When it comes to Ginseng, I've had it in green tea but like Matthew says, not sure how you'd eat it!
Great - I love all these ingredients and have them regularly anyway. I never knew you could buy ginseng to add to your food Haven't a clue what it tastes like though. Has anyone tried it?