What are the negative calorie foods?

April 24, 2009

Diets & Nutrition

Negative calorie foods are fat burning foods. In the rest of this article you will find out what are the main categories of aliments that contain negative caloric foods. You have to include them in your diet if you want to lose weight . Also there is a specific way to eat negative calorie foods and a specific way to combine negative caloric foods with other foods you might eat. That way you will benefit of their full help in losing those extra pounds and getting a sexy body.

Negative caloric foods must be included in every meal that you have during a day. Negative caloric foods can be grouped in 3 main categories: vegetables, fruits, spices and condiments.

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Vegetables: onions, carrots, celery, cucumbers, beet, cabbage, vegetable marrow, asparagus, endive, spinach, green beans, cauliflower, hot peppers, broccoli.

All these vegetables are made up of water in a proportion of 90%. They have few proteins, and a small quantity of carbohydrates and the best part: not fats. But they are rich in minerals and vitamins. Their caloric value varies between 25 and 120 calories per 100 grams.

It is recommended to make vegetables responsible for about 25% of your daily meals.

Spices and condiments: garlic, basil, parsley, tarragon, dill, savory, peppermint, salvia, cloves.

Spices play an important role in what you eat because they help out your digestion. Also they invigorate you and help destroy the extra fat deposits. And they can make any food tasty. With the help of spices you will discover and develop delicious recipes that will help you lose weight without losing the pleasure of eating.

Fruits: lemons, strawberries, mango, blackberries, oranges, grapefruits, apples, pineapples.

You should eat fruits daily between the meals or you can even make fruit salads to stop hunger in its tracks. Fruits are an excellent source of vitality.

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