- Rest assured, your post-Thanksgiving leftover turkey habit is helping you burn fat.
- Lean protein, like turkey, keeps you full and takes energy to digest – both of which mean increased metabolism.
- Go for skinless breast meat to keep the calories down.
- Or whip up a batch of turkey chili, adding the fat-burning power of cayene pepper to your meal.
- This citrus is prime for picking in Autumn and Winter, so stock up.
- Grapefruit is an excellent source of soluble fiber, which can help you stay fuller longer while eating less.
- Try tossing grapefruit segments in a hearty salad for lunch (along with a grapefruit vinaigrette) or try this spiced honey-broiled grapefruit —
- it’s perfect for breakfast or dessert.
- Dark green leaves and peppery watercress are among the most nutritious greens.
- Watercress is a cruciferous vegetable rich in antioxidants that help prevent cancer and other diseases.
- It is a good source of beta-carotene and vitamin C, as well as calcium and potassium.
- One cup contains five calories.
- Rich in probiotics, kefir can help boost your immune system, improve weight loss success, and even reduce bloating.
- Full of fiber, protein, and only about 120 calories per cup, enjoy a glass before heading out to your evening party to fill you up beforehand and reduce belly bloat.