8 Fat Burning Foods For Winter

It seems like diet sabotage is everywhere you look this season. But it’s not just about sugary office treats and endless holiday party spreads; some of the most common Winter foods actually help, not hurt, your waistline. Want to know which ones? Read on for six fat-burning foods you should be eating this holiday season!


1. Dark Chocolate:


Your favorite indulgence actually includes two ingredients that are known to boost metabolism:

  • caffeine and the antioxidant catechin.
  • Just make sure you stick to a small square a day so the sugar and calories don’t outweigh dark chocolate’s fat-burning potential.
  • Try this flourless chocolate cake to enjoy the benefits of this wintry food one serving is only 96 calories.

2. Sweet Potatoes:


  • With their melt-in-your-mouth, sugary flesh, sweet potatoes are a healthy way to satisfy a carb craving.
  • Sweet potatoes are a moderate source of calories but contain healthy carbs, like fiber, that help you lose weight.
  • On top of that, some preliminary evidence indicates sweet potatoes have other compounds that might help your weight-loss goals.

3. Cinnamon:


  • Cinnamon is a commonly used spice, but a number of studies have suggested that it can also aid in weight loss.
  • Cinnamon can lower sugar levels in the blood which is essential for weight loss.
  • You can add this amazing spice to your snacks, tea or coffee for a health boost.

4. Pears:


  • Eat a pear before a meal to help curb hunger.
  • Ditch the peeler, though; most of the fruits beneficial fiber is in the skin.
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