Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Start Weight Loss Today: Add Negative Calorie Foods

Having trouble jump starting the weight loss? Start today by adding negative calorie fruits and vegetables to a balanced diet. By definition, no food is "negative" in calories completely; however, there are several tasty and healthy foods that provide seemingly less calories than is expended in breaking them down in digestion and absorption.

Eating these "negative calorie foods" listed below will help those wanting to lose weight to consume fewer calories and encourage healthy food choices. This will be the door to permanent weight loss.

All people need balance and a certain amount of calories and nutrients for a strong and healthy body. Use negative calorie foods to balance calorie intake to increase loss. Combining these food choices with good protein sources will help control appetite and increase metabolic burn. Loss of muscle is avoided by the amino acids found in protein. Also, due to the slow rate of digestion of proteins in the body, feelings of fullness are sustained thereby lowering food intake.

Vegetable Negative Calorie List

  • Asparagus
  • Broccoli
  • Fennel
  • Leek
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Cucumber
  • Lettuce
  • Peppers
  • Radish
  • Spinach
  • Tomato
  • Turnip 

Fruit Negative Calorie List

  • Apricot
  • Blackberry
  • Mandarin Orange
  • Melon Cantaloupe
  • Peaches
  • Grapefruit
  • Guava
  • Honeydew Melon
  • Lemon
  • Plums
  • Raspberry
  • Strawberry
  • Tangerine
  • Watermelon