Foods to Boost Your Metabolism and Burn Fat!

Foods to Boost Metabolism

 

 I have consistently read in the literature about cinnamon and cayenne pepper’s effects on metabolism. So, here is more information about these two super foods:

CINNAMON 

  • Improves insulin resistance and stabilizes blood sugar levels, contributing to weight loss
  • More efficient at managing hunger and appetite
  • Decreases free fatty acids and levels of low density lipoprotein (LDL, “bad cholesterol”)
  • Try substituting cinnamon for sugar or mixing cinnamon with peanut instead of jelly – Simply delicious, simply healthy!

CAYENNE PEPPER (Active Ingredient: Capsicum)

  • Increases blood flow and perspiration (sweating), contributing to weight loss
  • 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper sauce can increase metabolic rate by as much as 25%
  • Always consume cayenne pepper with food to avoid irritation of stomach lining

Eat Well!  Be Healthy!  Be YOU!

References

“PPAR Research”; Improved Insulin Resistance and Lipid Metabolism by Cinnamon Extract Through Activation of Peroxisome Proliferator-activated Receptors; X. Sheng, et al.; 2008

http://www.livestrong.com/article/511977-can-taking-cinnamon-and-cayenne-pepper-make-you-lose-weight/#ixzz2SOV4hvgw

 

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About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering the 55 and better "chronologically-enriched" population about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, and group exercise instructor—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, public speaking, corporate wellness program facilitation and senior fitness program support.
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