As they say, variety is the spice of life. Variety is also hugely important when it comes to successful long term weight loss. This is because without variety, then it is very easy to begin eating the same things again and again, which can lead us to getting very bored with what we are eating.
However, with this article we have hit a double whammy by introducing a bit of variety in to your nutrition, whilst also identifying some natural fat burners that can really help you along the way with your weight loss goal.
- Green Coffee Beans
Green coffee bean extract helps to increase the heat produced in our cells, a process called thermogenesis, which essentially means that it revs up our metabolism and causes us to burn more calories.
- Green Tea
Similar to the green coffee bean, green tea also acts as a natural thermogenic and helps to skyrocket your metabolism. This then gets you fat burning furnace going at a hugely accelerated rate compared to normal. So a couple of cups of this per day is really going to help you achieve your fat/weight loss goals.
Cumin seeds are an excellent source of iron, a mineral that plays a vital role in many bodily functions. Iron is an integral component of haemoglobin, of which helps transport oxygen around the blood from the lungs to the cells around the body. It is also part of key enzyme systems for energy production and metabolism, and so is vital if we want to keep up a good metabolism that will help us shed those pounds and keep them off.
What we are looking for from turmeric is the active ingredient curcumin. Curcumin is a natural anti-inflammatory and may help to fight some cancer, diabetes and arterial plaque. It can improve digestion and gut function. You can take curcumin supplements or just eat turmeric each day. So, maybe it’s time to start eating more curry?
Ginger is another spice that is really good at firing up your metabolism and helping you to burn more calories and use more energy than you normally would do. It is also really good at helping you feel fuller for longer, and so helps battle cravings and risk of over-eating.
Plants & Vegetables
Fenugreek is really helpful when it comes to suppressing your appetite, which again can be really important in preventing over-eating and helping to lose weight. It is also known to have fibre that really helps to limit blood sugar spikes following a carb heavy meal, and so helps to prevent the energy highs and lows that you may otherwise experience.
A well-known thermogenic that works similar to many of the others and boosts metabolism, resulting in more calories being burnt at rest.