Looking to increase your metabolic capacity without hitting the gym? Then take a peak inside your kitchen cabinets to find these 3 fat burning foods to start eating now! 

  • Cinnamon: This sweet spice is a great kitchen find when it comes to weight loss. Cinnamon can imitate the activity of insulin in the body, which plays a role in helping your body regulated blood sugar levels. Cinnamon can also be used to alleviate sweet tooth craving, which will help keep you and your diet on track. Add some to your coffee, into your smoothie or on some sliced apples for an added metabolic boosts.  
  • Cayenne Pepper: This spicy pepper helps the body lose weight in several ways. This spice aids in increased lipid oxidation, or the process of of fat being burned for energy, as well as helping to decrease appetite and slowing the growth of at cells….all pretty important factors when it comes to losing weight and keeping it off! 
  • Garlic: This spice rack favorite has been shown to help fight fat thanks to its appetite suppressant abilities. Garlic can increase the brain’s sensitivity to leptin, a hormone made by our fat cells that helps to regulate our appetite. Garlic has also been shown to cause our adrenal glands to release norepinephrine, a neurotransmitter that increases metabolism. Garlic contains antioxidant, B Vitamins and sulfur, important compounds that can help rid the body of toxins and fight free radical damage, keeping your cells healthy. 

 

by Brianna Diorio

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