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06-06-2015

5 Best Fat Burning Foods

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Following a regular exercise programme can go a long way to helping you lose weight and get in shape. However, the really make the pounds melt away, you will also need to turn attention to your diet. The good news is that a number of different types of food have been proven to help burn fat, and their effects start as soon as they leave your fork. Here is a selection of the top fat burning foods.

TOMATOES

Tomatoes are very low in calories and hep your body to burn fat and keep of the fat in the long term. Tomatoes contain fibre, which help to create and maintain healthy bowels, while tomatoes help your body to feel full, meaning that you are less likely to reach for junk food to help satisfy hunger later in the day. One of the great things about tomatoes is that they can be eaten raw in the same way that you would eat an apple, so you don’t have to wait for a meal to enjoy their fat burning effects. You can also make your own nutritious and fat burning tomatoes sauce to add a little extra flavour as well as fat burning power to your meals. In addition to helping the body to burn fat, tomatoes also have a wide range of other health boosting properties. Tomatoes contain antioxidants, which are believed to help prevent and fight certain types of cancers and also keep other diseases at bay. This is one type of food that you want to try to include in most of your meals if you are determined to win the battle of the bulge.
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SWEET POTATOES

Many of us crave potatoes in some form such as fried, mashed or baked. However, regular potatoes are very high in stark and can lead to weight gain, especially if we give into our cravings for fries on a regular basis. The good news is that sweet potatoes can actually aid weight gain and simply swapping regular potatoes for their sweet cousin is an easy way to lose weight. Of course, you still want to avoid fried sweet potatoes as much as possible, but they can be enjoyed baked or mashed as often as you like. Because they have a lot more flavour than regular potatoes, you may well find that you don’t need to add a lot of seasoning to sweet potatoes to make them delicious. Sweet potatoes help you to stay full between meals and contain high levels of fibre, potassium, Vitamin C and Vitamin B6.
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