Men looking to burn fat often find protein shakes and lifting weights are not enough to reduce belly fat. There are fat burning foods that work even better for men than women.
Foods high in calcium and fiber are essential to Fat burning
- Milk is high in calcium and, according to menshealth.com, if consumed in higher quantities led twice the weight loss in dieters. Calcium is good for the bones and is a proven metabolic accelerator.
- Oatmeal for breakfast is a high fiber and filling choice to help burn fat. The fiber itself is not the fat burner instead; it fills the stomach and takes longer to digest than a higher fat food. The body is busy breaking down the fiber and with no fat to digest and store your body is happily burning body fat.
- Beans are high in protein and fiber making for a great choice in the fat reduction and fighting diet.
- Popcorn is another filling grain to add to the filling fiber foods
- Peanuts and sunflower seeds thought to be high in fat, however, the good fat found in these two snacks are actually beneficial to the body.
Spice in food
- Chili or other hot peppers and other spices with a spicy kick, added to your food will jump-start your metabolism.
- Curry or turmeric spice will also have the metabolism and digestive boost you are looking for.
- Apple cider vinegar alone or added to some cold potatoes has been found to increase the digestive process thus reducing absorption of fat.
Drink plenty of Fluids
- Water is necessary to keep hydrated so your metabolism does not shut down.
- Green and white teas, in lab studies, eliminate 70 % of fat when exposed to the tea.
According to mensfitness.com, it is best to have the largest meal of the day after a heavy lifting session. It is supposed to burn 73% more calories immediately following a lift than any other time of the day.
It makes sense, that a healthy breakfast with oatmeal and milk, high fiber snacks sprinkled with some spice, drinking lots of water or tea and a rigorous weightlifting session followed by the main meal full of fiber will increase fat burning in men. Soon the fat burning will result in a feeling better with a healthier body.