The only way to lose weight is to cut off food and decrease the calorie intake. Yes, that is what most of you believe in. If that is your case, you are probably not aware of all those foods with negative calories.
What does negative calorie balance mean? It is provided by foods that gives the body less calories than it needs to digest them, but still keep us full of energy.
Which foods have negative calories?
Foods with low glycemic index and high amount of fiber have negative calories. Add more fruits, vegetables and healthy herbs to your grocery list. These foods boost metabolism and the production of enzymes, and thus trigger the body to spend its reserves.
Vegetables recommended: asparagus, green beans, beets, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, radishes, cucumbers, peas, Chinese cabbage, leek, lettuce, chicory, spinach, tomato
Fruits recommended: apples, blackberries, cranberries, grapefruit, raspberry, lemon and lime
Spices and herbs recommended: cinnamon, cloves, chili, coriander, flaxseed, garlic, ginger, onion, parsley
These foods affect the body positively, and we have listed some of them: