6 Fat-Burning Pantry Staples for Healthy Weight Loss

Your weight loss goals can be achieved through a combination of healthy food choices, better lifestyle habits and of course, exercise.

While there is no shortcut to losing weight, there are certain foods that can naturally speed up your metabolism and promote fat burning.

Along with diet and exercise, make sure to stock your pantry with these natural fat burners to assist you in your weight loss journey.

Eggs

Omelette, hard-boiled, poached – whatever you prefer.  Eggs are rich in protein which makes it a natural fat burner.  Eating this for breakfast can help you limit your calorie intake throughout the rest of the day.  But who says that eggs are just for breakfast?  You can eat eggs anytime of the day!

Kale

Kale is a natural weight-loss food.  Thanks to its high amounts of fiber to keep you full, vitamins & minerals, as well as isothiocyanates tp promote detoxification in your body.  The best part?  It’s very low in calories.  If you’re not a fan of its bitter taste, the cold season is a good time to try out this superfood, as the frost takes away the bitterness of this superfood.

Avocado

This trendy and popular super-fruit packs a lot of fiber and healthy fats while being low on carbohydrates.  Unlike other fruits, avocados are high in fat, mostly monounsaturated fats, which are good for the body.  These types of fat help increase  your body’s fat burning rate and promote burning of calories after eating.

Grapefruit

One serving of grapefruit has 53 calories and 2 grams of fiber.  It’s also a good source of protein and has insulin-lowering properties which can lead to weight loss.  Eating this before meals is said to keep you full longer and curb cravings.

Apple Cider Vinegar

I’m sure you’ve heard about the many wonders of ACV.  One of which, is facilitating weight loss.  Studies show that the acetic acid from raw apple cider vinegar lowers blood sugar levels, increases metabolism, reduces fat storage, burns fat and suppresses appetite.

Green Tea

Green Tea is rich in antioxidants and one of these is the EGCG (Epigallocatechin gallate) that helps boost metabolism.  Studies say that drinking a cup of green tea everyday can improve your metabolism by as much as 4% in a 24 hour period.

About Toni Marie

Toni is Senior Editor for GuestDietBlog, as well as a contributing author. In addition to writing about diet and health, she also likes to write about relationships. She is also a nurse, and the primary caregiver for her mother.

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