Healthy Food That Boosts Metabolism, Burns Fat, And Shrinks Your Waistline

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With these healthy and tasty foods you can boost your metabolism and lose weight in a short time.

First, you need to get rid of all the junk food and throw them away. Instead, you need to consume more foods that contain fiber and that are low in calories. They will keep you satiated for a longer time, providing you the energy you need for the day.

Nutritionists say that men need to take 38g of fiber a day, while women 25g of fiber.

Cauliflower

A 100g of cauliflower contains only 25 calories. It is a great source of fiber, Vitamin C and Vitamin K.

Raw cabbage

It contains only 21 calories in 100g and it is a great potent cholesterol-lowering food.

Asparagus

Asparagus can successfully boost up your immunity since it is a great source of powerful nutrients. A 100g of asparagus has only 20 calories.

Celery

Celery is mainly water (almost 75%) and fiber (25%). It contains potassium and sodium and they are a great food for a post-workout drink. It has only 16 calories in 100g.

Cucumber

Cucumber also has 16 calories in 100g. It will prevent the water retention in your body due to the caffeic and ascorbic acid.

Here are also some healthy drink that will boost your metabolism:

Water

It has no calories at all and will help you in the process of losing weight.

Green tea

A recent study made by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition says that the green tea is a great source of thermogenic qualities that can stimulate the fat oxidation. Thermogenesis is actually a process in your body, when the body burns calories while absorbing the food we eat.

Grapefruit juice

It will reduce the levels of insulin and this way it will help your body to metabolize the fats much more effective.

The following foods are a great source of protein and are a great solution for muscle building. They will definitely help you in the process of losing weight.

Eggs

Eggs contain 6g of protein and they contain a lot of zinc, iron and calcium, which are very important minerals for muscle building.

Nuts

They are full of perfect blend of protein, fiber and unsaturated fats.

Cottage cheese

It is an amazing food for muscle building because it is rich in casein, which is a protein that is slowly digested in the body, but provides good bacteria.

Kefir

It is an ingredient that has probiotics which can improve the digestion.

Salmon

Salmon is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids and will successfully prevent the breakdown of the muscles.

Lean beef

28g of lean beef has only 53 calories. It contains many nutrients, such as: iron, zinc, protein, amino acids, Vitamin B, etc.

If you are one of those people that does not like meat, you can consume more egg whites, milk, fish, salmon, sardines. They will improve the slow metabolism. If you are vegan or vegetarian, you should eat vegetables and fruits rich in protein, such as: yams, sweet potatoes, broccoli, spinach, blueberries, apples, cantaloupes, grapefruit, oranges, etc.

The following workout will help you burn fat and will give you an effective results.

  • – 12 minutes of step mill, 4 sets of 25 reps.
  • – 6 minutes of barbell
  • – 4 sets of 25 reps of rope jumping
  • – 6 minutes of side lateral raise
  • – 4 sets of 10 reps of weighted crunches
  • – 10 reps of hanging legs raise.

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