11 Foods That Will Help You Burn off the Extra Fat

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  • Greek yogurt

It has double of the amount of protein than any other yogurt and it will keep you full for a longer time because the Greek yogurt is digested slowly. The protein it contains has thermogenic properties and your body will be able to burn off more calories.

  • Quinoa

It is an excellent grain that has helped in the process of losing weight to a lot of people in the past few years. Only one cup of it contains 8g of satiating protein and 5g of fiber. It is also a great source of many minerals and vitamins, such as: zinc, Vitamin E, selenium, iron, etc. You can add it to your dinner and it is very easy to cook it.

  • Cinnamon

Some recent studies have shown that cinnamon has the ability to stabilize the blood sugar levels. It is especially recommended for those people that are suffering from type 2 diabetes. It has a lot of health benefits and you can consume it with your coffee, yogurt or tea.

  • Hot peppers

Hot peppers are a great source of capsaicin, an ingredient which gives them the flavor. Capsaicin can also successfully boost up the metabolic rate and diminish the cravings.

  • Green tea

Green tea stimulates your body to burn more fat, so it has an ability to help you in the process of losing weight. You should only consume one cup of green tea every day. It is best if you drink it hot and slowly.

  • Grapefruit

It is very effective for those that have weight problems. It is a great source of fiber, so you should consume a glass of grapefruit juice before your meals. It will keep you full, so you will eat less food than usual.

  • Watermelon

It is a fruit almost completely made of water and eating it will tell your body that you are full, so you will not have space for more food. It is low in calories and it is a great source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and lycopene.

  • Apples and pears

They contain a big amount of water and consuming them unpeeled is healthier. Their peels contain an additional fiber which will keep you full and satisfied for a longer time. You can also juice them, but chewing them will help you burn more calories.

  • Raisins and grapes

Two cups of grapes has the same amount of calories as only a quarter cup of raisins. Raisins and every other dried fruits should not be eaten very often. They are very beneficial, but caloric.

  • Berries

Berries are a great source of water and fiber and they will keep you full for a longer time. They also contain sugar, so they are a perfect replacement for numerous sweeteners. They are very nutritious and have just a small amount of calories.

  • Raw veggies

Raw veggies are mostly filled with water and they will satisfy your need to crunch on something. They are low calorie food and you can totally replace the cravings for some snacks with raw vegetables.

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