Lemon and hot peppers….
Drinking water with lemon every morning is quite beneficial, since lemon is a natural fat burner , contains vitamin c and antioxidants, so 2-3 glasses of water with a few drops of lemon juice hydrate our organism, aid digestive tract and reduce blood sugar.We should use lemon not only in water but also in our meals since it boosts our metabolism (the conversion of food to energy) increases calorie burn and weight loss.Of course, when combined with a healthy diet and exercise.
Capsaicin, a substance found in hot peppers (chili) and cayenne pepper has also been linked to weight loss due to fat oxidation that it offers.
Oatmeal with nuts or fruit for breakfast is also good for our metabolism. Oat contains fiber and releases slowly glucose to blood.
Recent studies show catechins that green tea contains increases fat burning and boost the metabolic rate.
Cinnamon prevents fat accumulation, insulin resistance and therefore boosts our metavolism as well.
Article by CHRIS, AthensTrainers® Associate