11 fat-burning foods to eat in the summer

Homemade salsa is a refreshing summer fat-burning food

Weight loss can be a long and bumpy journey. What we eat, how often we exercise, and our lifestyle all play a crucial role in our weight loss journey. One factor that might go unnoticed is the weather. The weather can significantly influence our weight and weight loss.

As you may know, this summer can be the most beneficial time for you if you want to lose weight. Sun exposure and hot weather can also help you lose weight through continued sweating and other factors. In this article, we discuss the best fat burning foods to add to your diet if you want to lose weight this summer.

11 fat-burning foods to add to your diet this summer:

1. Yogurt

Yogurt is known for its nutritional value and refreshing taste. It is rich in protein which helps in weight loss and also cools down the body unlike other high protein foods.

2. Peppers

Peppers are an excellent source of vitamins. Vitamins help the body absorb protein. Bell peppers contain more vitamin C than oranges.

3. Salsa

Salsa is another refreshing food that is full of nutritious vegetables like tomatoes, onions, cilantro, lemon, etc.

4. Iced green tea

Drinking coffee and green tea is often encouraged if you are trying to lose weight. Both of these drinks help boost metabolism and increase energy levels. Drinking hot beverages in the summer can be tricky, which makes iced green tea an ideal beverage.

5. Watermelon

92% of a watermelon is made up of water. This makes this food low in calories and also helps you maintain good water intake. These two factors help burn fat faster.

6. Cucumbers

Similar to watermelon, cucumbers are also high in water and fiber. They help the body burn fat without increasing body temperature.

7. Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a great flavoring ingredient and contains a component called cinnamaldehyde which has been shown to prevent weight gain and also helps the body burn fat cells.

8. Leafy greens

Leafy green vegetables such as broccoli, cabbage, lettuce, kale, cauliflower, etc. oblongs to the cruciferous vegetable family and are very rich in nutrients. They are low in calories, high in nutrients and high in water, making them an ideal addition to your summer weight loss diet.

9. Citrus

As stated above, a diet rich in vitamins is important to help the body absorb protein. Citrus fruits are rich in water and nutrients.

10. Hummus

Hummus is made from chickpeas. Chickpeas are an excellent source of protein in the summer because unlike other protein-rich foods, they do not heat up the body.

11. Berries

Berries are rich in various nutrients and antioxidants. They also have a high water content, which makes them low in calories.

In conclusion, keeping a close eye on your diet and the weather can dramatically speed up your weight loss journey. Along with this, make sure to exercise regularly to help burn excess fat. Although these foods burn fat, weight loss can only be achieved through a combination of proper diet and workouts.

Disclaimer: This content, including advice, provides generic information only. It does not in any way replace qualified medical advice. Always consult a specialist or your own doctor for more information. NDTV does not claim any responsibility for this information.

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