Negative calorie foods are foods, which use more calories to digest then the calories food contains. Human body must work much harder to process this calories – it is burning fat instead of storing it! They are also called “fat burning foods” or “negative calorie foods”.
Of course, this is good for your health. However, no food is actually “negative calorie” food, but net effect of eating the right kind of food is decreased amount of fat in your body. This is possible because your body uses more calories to digest the food, then the food has calories. In other words, your body has to work harder in order to extract calories from these foods. This gives these foods a tremendous natural fat-burning advantage. This is why they are called “negative calorie foods”.
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Let’s take a look at example. Typically, a 100 gram broccoli contains only 25 calories and requires 80 calories to digest. This results in 55 calories body fat loss! The more you eat, the more you lose weight! On the other side, a piece of dessert containing 400 calories may require only 150 calories to get digested by your body. Net 250 calories gets added to your body fat!
Some of the natural negative calorie foods are beet, broccoli, green cabbage, carrot, cauliflower, celery root, celery chicory, hot chili peppers, cucumber, dandelion, endive, garden cress, garlic, green beans, zucchini , apple, cranberries, grapefruit, lemon mango, orange, pineapple raspberries, strawberries, tangerine, lamb’s lettuce, lettuce, onion, papaya, radishes, spinach and turnip.
Eating foods from this list will cause your metabolic rate to raise, meaning more fat will get burned. One of the hidden jewels of negative calorie foods is you will burn fat event when you’re sleeping! Being over weight can cause various problems, including hypertension, arthritis, stroke, high blood cholesterol levels, diabetes and some kinds of cancer. By eating properly you can practically guarantee your high health ratio!
The easiest way for you to start putting negative calorie foods to your advantage is to get a list of recipes and start applying them to your daily meals.
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