Drinking several cups of green tea a day, which has catechins, a type of phytochemical that affects the metabolism, can help to promote fat oxidation and thermogenesis,” this option isn’t ideal for people who are particularly sensitive to caffeine. If that describes you, try taking a supplement with a concentrated dose of EGCG, the type of catechin found in green tea.
“It ‘costs’ twice as many calories to break down whole foods vs. processed foods where the breaking down was already done in a laboratory for you,” . That makes whole grains like brown rice a smarter choice.
3. Coconut Oil
Coconut oil has a bad reputation but it can actually have a fat-burning effect, It contains medium-chain triglycerides, which the body uses for energy instead of storing as fat.
Protein has a thermo-genic effect, meaning that you burn more of the calories you eat compared to other foods. Go with lean choices like white chicken breast, however, if you are watching fat intake.
Hot peppers like jalapenos and chilis contain capsaicin, which may give them a fat-burning effect. “Studies show that capsaicin reduced belly fat in men and women by oxidizing fat,” “Capsaicins have also been found to increase resting metabolic rate, thus increasing the rate in which your body burns fat and or calories at rest.”
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