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Burn Fat Naturally with 5 Super Foods

For a lot of people, losing weight is a big struggle. If you are one of those group of people, you might be wishing how great it would pearsbe to lose weight by eating. The good news is you really can lose weight by eating. Here are five super foods that will help you burn fat naturally and different ways to zest up your diet with them.

Pears

A study conducted at the Rio de Janeiro University reports that pears will help you shed off those unwanted pounds. The study, published in the journal Nutrition, further explains that people who eat at least three pears everyday consumes lesser calories and loses more weight than those who don't. Pears are rich in fiber constituting 15 percent of your daily recommended amount. These wonder fruits help you keep full, thus eliminating the tendency to overeat.

The best day to incorporate them in your diet is to eat it before your meal to curb your hunger. And don't remove the skin because it is where you can find most of the fiber.

Grapefruit

Another super fruit that will help you burn fat naturally is grapefruit. A study conducted at the Scripps Clinic in California states that eating half a grapefruit before every meal will help you burn fat naturally even if you don't change anything in your diet. Dr. Ken Fujioka, the author of the study, says that grapefruit has a compound which regulate insulin, a fat-storage hormone. And everything that lowers insulin helps you lose weight faster.

To enjoy the weight loss benefits of grapefruit is to use them with your spinach salad. Peel and quarter them, then cut into chunks and add to the salad. It's also a good compliment to shrimp or sliced, peeled jicama.

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Almonds

According to a research published in the International Journal of Obesity, eating almonds every day together with a healthy diet, will help you flush away the fat from your body. Participants of the study who ate almonds for six months lost 18 percent of their body fat. Those who have  a diet with the same amount of protein and calories but swapped the calories with almonds lost only 11 percent. Incorporate them on your diet by snacking on them instead of junk foods. You can also add them to your yogurt or oatmeal.

Chocolate

If you have a sweet tooth, there's no need to feel guilty about giving in to your urge to have a bite of your favorite chocolate. A new research in Taiwan published in the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry says that chocolate, especially dark chocolate, is high in antioxidants and may help prevent fat cell accumulation.

The best way to include chocolate in your diet is to melt a half ounce of dark chocolate and spread it on a graham cracker. You'll only get 98 calories from this snack.

Beans

Beans are packed with resistant starch that has been proven to be an effective fat burner. Researchers at the University of Colorado said that if you eat beans or other foods filled with resistant starch, you will burn 25 percent more fat. To get the most of this resistant starch, saute onion and garlic n olive oil and add two cans of navy beans. The, puree and serve.

 

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  1. Outstanding quest there. Whatt happened after? Thanks!

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