Healthy Eating: Fat Burning Foods

Eating healthy can be the hardest part about losing weight or gaining muscle. The most important aspect of living a healthy lifestyle is eating. What you put into your body matters! We have to consume foods that provide us with energy and the proper nutrients we need. Eating healthy requires discipline and planning. Below are a few examples of fat burning healthy foods to add to your diet if you plan to start your journey of living a healthier lifestyle!

Almonds and other nuts (with skins intact)
Build muscle, reduce cravings
Dairy products (fat-free or low-fat milk, yogurt, cheese)
Build strong bones, fire up weight loss
Build muscle, burn fat
Turkey and other lean meats
Build muscle, strengthen immune system
Improve satiety, prevent cravings
Enova oil (soy and canola oil)
Promotes fullness, not easily stored as fat
Peanut butter
Boosts testosterone (a good thing even in women), builds muscle, burns fat
Fatty fish (such as salmon, tuna, mackerel)
Trigger fullness, fire up fat burning
Lowers insulin, regulates blood sugar and metabolism; be sure to eat the fleshy white membranes
Green tea
Fires up fat burning
Chili peppers
Spikes metabolism
Spinach and green vegetables
Fight free radicals and improve recovery for better muscle building
Whole grains (quinoa, brown rice, whole grain cereal)
Small doses prevent body from storing fat
Beans and legumes
Build muscle, help burn fat, regulate digestion
Builds muscle, burns fat

Check out Women’s Health Magazine for more information on healthy eating!