9 Fat-Burning Foods That Let You Eat to Lose Weight
Diet plans and ruthless exercise routines just not cutting it? Adding healthy eats to your plate can help you whittle your waistline
"Capsaicin, the compound that gives peppers their heat can help reduce hunger and increase metabolism," Angelone explains. "However, you need to eat the actual pepper and feel the burn. Capsules won't do the trick." It behooves you to break a sweat outside of the gym too, according to Angelone. "Spicy foods enhance and prolong the thermic effect of food, aka the increased calories burned just from eating that food," she says. Meals made with chili and mustard may increase the metabolic rate up to 33 percent more than an un-spiced meal would, and this effect may last as long as three hours, according to "Krause's Food and Nutrition Care Process." Good thing it's chili season.
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