The Body Firm | 10 Most Effective Fat Burning Food, Backed by Science

10 Most Effective Fat Burning Food, Backed by Science

Trying to eat healthier and better for your weight-loss goals? Proper nutrition can help to reach your goals quicker (even outside of the gym)! Incorporate fat-burning food into your diet can rev up your entire system for a natural body detoxification. 

Every food works differently as it goes through different metabolic pathways in the body – impacting your hunger, hormones and the amount of calories you will burn. 

Fat-burning food helps in building lean muscle mass, curb cravings, and kickstart your weight-loss journey. Start adding these food to your grocery list to achieve your weight-loss goals now:


Boasting with rich healthy fat properties, the monounsaturated fats in avocados trigger fat-burning hormones while also serving the perfect energy boost for exercise. Despite being mostly fat, avocados contain water, fibre and mannoheptulose – a sugar that blunts insulin release which is a key function to fat loss. 

According to a study published in Nutrition Journal, 26 participants who consumed half of an avocado along with their lunch said their desire to eat after a 3-hour period decreased by 40% significantly.


A celebrity staple — egg-white omelettes can help to burn an extra 80 – 100 calories in a day! Rich in Omega-3 fats, consuming eggs improve insulin sensitivity and therefore trimming abdominal fat naturally. Representing a perfect protein: it contains 9 essential amino acids and polyunsaturated fats that decrease inflammation by suppressing enzymes production that will erode cartilage in the body.


This fiery ingredient has ample amounts of vitamins A, C, B6, K and even potassium. Capsaicin — the most notable fat-burning compound that has a thermogenic effect that allows the body to burn more calories. 

Tip: start adding some habaneros or jalapeños to your meals to enjoy that antioxidant and natural serotonin boosts!

Green Tea

This low-caffeine alternative is loaded with nutrients with its natural fat-burning potential. Boost your metabolism with antioxidant-rich green tea that also increases brain function, curbed cravings, and improves mood. Further addition to its benefits, it also reduces free radicals in your body, resulting in lower cancer risks. 

Sweet Potatoes

Did you know that sweet potatoes can help to reduce bloating due to their mineral-rich and fibre-full properties?

Sweet potatoes are high in dietary fibre, with a concentrated vitamin and mineral content, making it one of the best natural anti-inflammatory foods. It contains complex carbohydrates (vitamin B6 and C), beta-carotene, as well as manganese to fight inflammation. 

Research has suggested that sweet potatoes may boost our hormone adiponectin, which mobilizes fat in the body.


Popular among bodybuilders and fitness models who’s on a cut, tuna makes a great way in increasing your protein intake while keeping total calories and fat low as it is filled with Omega-3s and lean protein. 

Tip: to focus protein intake, choose tuna canned in water, and not oil!


High in both protein and Omega-3, fatty fish like salmon is an incredibly healthy and satisfying dinner choice, keeping you full for hours with few calories. 

A report has shown that vitamin D may assist in weight management in overweight individuals. Furthermore, you’ll get 25% of the needed daily vitamin B6, which helps in better mood and regulating stress.

Plain Greek Yogurt

Proven to reduce hunger and delay subsequent eating, Greek yogurt contains naturally produced chemicals found in the fatty acid (linoleic acid) that is linked directly to body fat reduction and long-term weight management. By incorporating this superfood into your diet, it fights obesity, high cholesterol, heart disease, high blood pressure, promotes weight loss, maintains insulin resistance, and provides probiotic benefits too!


A no-brainer for anyone trying to eliminate stubborn belly fat, a single cup of kale only contains about 30 calories; literally fat-free, with lots of vitamins A, K, C, B6, calcium, potassium, magnesium, and etc. 


Filled with fibre, immunity-boosting antioxidants and bloat-busting minerals, chickpeas are an easy ingredient that complements soups, stews, salads, and side dishes. Using chickpea flour can be a great alternative for baking if you would like a more nutrient-dense and filling meal!

Make sure to incorporate these 10 fat-burning foods into your regular diet to help you and your body to feel the best! 

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The Body Firm | 10 Most Effective Fat Burning Food, Backed by Science


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