Fat Burning-A Brief Overview
In these modern times, more and more people seem to be recognizing the power of avoiding obesity. As almost any health expert will tell you, obesity is a problematic condition that can increase the individual’s susceptibility to a wide variety of debilitating diseases. Some of them include stroke, heart disease, breathing problems, gout, osteoarthritis, gallstones, cancer, gallbladder disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. In order to avoid obesity and the debilitating diseases it can engender, there are several foods you should consider eating. Here are three:
As you may know, one cup of lentils affords the eater 35% of the iron they need to consume on a daily basis. This is good news, especially when you consider that up to 20% of the general population is deficient in iron. This iron deficiency can be extremely problematic, especially since it lowers the individual’s metabolism and thus causes it to work less efficiently. In short, the slowing down of one’s metabolism can greatly inhibit its fat-burning capacities.
Although many love hot peppers for the unique flavor they provide when eaten alone or to enhance another food item, it should be stated that the tasty treat can also help you melt calories. How? A compound called capsaicin, which gives the peppers their flavorful “kick,” can heat your body up. There are a wide variety of forms you can get hot peppers in, including eating them cooked, powdered, dried, or raw. In recognizing the role that hot peppers can play in melting fat, remember to spice up your soup, eggs, and meat with the tasty item.
Bean lovers will be happy to note that the tasty food can contribute to fat burning. This is the case because the beans are chock full of resistant starch, a known to be the fat burners. In fact, just half a cup of the beans contain almost 10 grams of the starch. When you eat the beans and other food items that contain the resistant starch for one meal each day, you’ll wind up burning 25% more fat than you would have upon consuming other foods. There are a wide variety of ways you can work the beans into your diet. Here’s one: sauté garlic and diced onion in olive oil. Next, add two cans of navy beans into the mixture. (Make sure that they are drained.) Finally, puree and serve what you’ve made.
By implementing the aforementioned foods into your daily diet, you will likely find that your ability to burn fat increases exponentially.