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Eat Fat Burning Foods

Updated on April 2, 2011

A study from Arizona State found that folks with low-blood concentrations of vitamin C, who walked on treadmills for a 60-minute session, burned 25 percent less fat than other participants with adequate amounts of C. Fortunately, a simple dose of vitamin C remedied the lackluster fat-burning potential of the participants. Vitamin C is necessary for creating the compound carnitine, which helps turn fat into fuel. Vitamin C dilutes the fat and makes it less effective and helps in releasing the fat from the body.

vitamin c

Foods that are high in vitamin c :










Green cabbage, to name a few.


Next, let’s take a look at Chilies: Foods containing chilies or cayenne pepper are considered to be as foods that burn fat. Chilies contain capsaicin that helps in increasing the metabolism. Capsaicin is a thermo genic food, so it causes the body to burn extra calories for 20 minutes after you eat the chilies. Put some spice in your dish.

Green Tea


Green Tea: Studies show that green tea revs up your metabolism, so drink several cups a day.

fish oil

 Fish oil: Fish oil supplements are a great way to shed pounds. A recent study found that fish oil is great for helping your body burn fat more efficiently. You may lose up to 2 kg over 3 months



Honey: Honey mobilizes the extra fat deposits in the body.




A list of natural fat burners wouldn’t be complete without including caffeine or coffee. Caffeine is one of the main ingredients in most fat burner supplements and really can help with burning fat. By drinking coffee or consuming caffeine in any other form you will be increasing your metabolic rate, increasing your heart rate, and ultimately it will help suppress your appetite. Make sure you are consuming caffeine through a healthy food or drink.


Use this diuretic in small quantities. You can add it to your salad as a dressing. What

makes this such a powerful diuretic is this: It is made from apples and the malic acid in

apples will create a fat burning process. Another factor with this vinegar is the

Fermentation process causes the vinegar to have constructive acids that join with

alkaline elements and minerals in the body. This produces a cell scrubbing effect.

It also contains high levels of potassium, which has an antiseptic quality to that helps to eliminate fat deposits.

eat right


So the key to burning fat with a good exercise plan is really eating wisely. Many practitioners around the globe urge the importance of eating right. So, go ahead, and start off with an apple a day. Add some spice to your dinner, and have some strawberries for desert. You are on your way to a healthier lifestyle. Your metabolism is not the only thing that benefits from eating right. Your mood and your skin can also benefit. People also manage to control diabetes, and improve sleep with balanced diets.

30 days


If you haven’t developed a taste to eat properly, don’t worry, you will. Studies point out that it takes about 30 days to develop a habit. In that amount of time, you will also be used to eating healthy; the foods you crave will begin to be the right foods. After you have switched to eating healthy, it will be difficult trying to go back to your bad eating habits.

junk food


Another important tidbit of information: if you are craving junk foods, chances are, it’s because you are dropping body fat. So, keep fighting those cravings! With the right amount of time, you are on your way to burning the right amount of body fat!


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