Spice up your fat loss


Try adding some extra spice to your foods. I like to use a variety of hot sauces to add to soups, omelettes or even cottage cheese.
The link between hot peppers, or their active component capsaicin, and weight loss is not new. It’s been believed for some time that eating peppers or adding capsaicin to your diet could help you lose weight by boosting thermogenesis, or the rate at which your body burns fat.
Capsaicin naturally occurs in peppers—the hotter a pepper is, the more capsaicin it contains.
But fat-fighting isn’t the only useful effect of capsaicin. It has also been shown to reduce cholesterol levels and support heart health. Also, meals containing capsaicin can have a positive effect on blood sugar, causing the body to require less insulin following the meal. Its anti-inflammatory properties can relieve arthritis joint pain, and even slow the spread of certain types of cancer.
If you like spicy foods, getting more of this fat fighter should be simple, if not try adding a little bit here and there. Every little helps.

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One comment on “Spice up your fat loss
  1. I love hot sauce. I put it on everything i eat, well, except for ice cream. Lol! 🙂

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