Friday, April 28, 2006

Top Fat Burning Foods

Top Fat Burning Foods
By Brenda Bunney

In your struggle to lose weight, eating foods that burn fat in your body more efficiently is an important factor. Here is a list of top fat burning foods that you should include in your diet. These foods help break down fatty deposits and make it easier for your body to flush out the fat.

Asparagus - Contains the chemical asparagine, which is an alkaloid that stimulates the kidneys and improves the circulatory process. These alkaloids break down oxalic acid, which tends to glue fat to cells. Breaking down this acid helps to reduce fat levels.

Beets - A strong diuretic that focuses on the liver and kidneys. Beets flush out floating body fats and cleanses blood corpuscles that can contain fat deposits. Beets also contain chlorine that stimulates the lymph, which helps flush out fatty deposits.

Brussel Sprouts - Stimulates the pancreas, which releases hormones that will have a cleansing effect on cells. Brussel sprouts also contain minerals that stimulate the kidneys so that waste is released quicker.

Cabbage - This is a great food if you have a potbelly or middle age spread on your waistline, as it helps break up fat in this area. Cabbage contains sulphur and iodine, which helps to cleanse the gastric intestinal mucous membrane of the stomach and intestines and helps break up fat.

Carrots - Carrots contains carotene, a form of Vitamin A, this carotene will start a fat flushing reaction in your system. This reaction will literally wash out fat and waste quickly. The carotene will be transformed into vitamin A in the intestines and this process will cause your metabolism to speed up and create a reaction in your cells to remove fat deposits.

Celery - Raw celery has a high concentration of Calcium in a ready to use form, so when you eat it, the calcium is sent directly to work. This pure form of calcium will ignite your endocrine system. The hormones in your body will break up the accumulated fat build up. Celery also has a high level of magnesium and iron, which will clean out your system.

Cucumbers - Contains sulphur and silicon content that stimulate the kidneys to wash up uric acid and loosen fat from cells.

Garlic - A natural diuretic containing mustard oils that create a cleansing action in the body. They promote a vigorous action of Peristalsis. Peristalsis is a muscular contraction that helps to break down clumps of fat and wash it out.

Horseradish - It has an amazing effect of dissolving fat in cells (no side effects) and also as a cleansing effect on the body.

Lettuce - Contains iron and magnesium, which enters your spleen, to boost your immunity and protects the body from illness. Lettuce also helps the liver as it increases your metabolism and washes out fatty cells.

Radishes - Contains high levels of Iron and Magnesium which scrub the mucous membrane of the body and helps to dissolve fat in the cells.

Tomatoes - Contains Vitamin C and Citric malic-oxalic acids. The acid will accelerate metabolism and help the kidneys filter out large quantities of fatty deposits and wash away fat from your system.

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Article by Brenda Bunney. For more information nutrition and weight loss visit
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