To lose weight, should I cut carbs or fat?
The truth: Most get-thin-fast plans revolve around the idea that restricting your intake of one particular nutrient, usually carbs or fat, is the best way to lose weight. But the results have shown that calories are the most important factor for weight loss. To lose weight, you need to take in fewer calories than you burn-regardless of what percentage of carbs, protein, or fat you’re eating.
1- Eat a Balanced Breakfast
Eating 5 ounces of lean protein such as egg whites stimulate the metabolic process.
Adding ½ grapefruit will aid in cleansing the body since it contains lots of fiber and water.
Adding ¾ cup veggies to your omelette such as asparagus, spinach and broccoli which are high in fiber and non-starchy, will also help to increase your metabolism and sustain your energy throughout the morning.
Red, white and apple cider vinegar will crank up your metabolism. It is used to treat metabolic disordered. Vinegar consumed with food lowers blood sugar.
3- Green tea
Along with being a powerful antioxidant, green tea increases your metabolism thus aids in burning fat.
Other benefits are mood enhancement, helps prevent heart disease and cancer. Drink 2-3 servings per day.
4- Spicy foods
Hot and spicy foods such as jalapenos peppers can shift your metabolism into high gear.
The capsaicin stimulates hormones which release adrenaline to burn fat.
Drinking eight 8 ounce glasses per day of cold or ice water an extra 100 calories per day!
Due to stomach having to warm the water and the energy used to eliminate waste from the kidneys, metabolism increases temporary.