Capsaicin present in hot peppers responsible for spiciness of the peppers. Adding hot pepper to meals burn extra calories and the fat. When we eat spice, especially hot pepper the increase in energy expenditure or heat production results in fat burning. Include some hot peppers in your meal every now and then. Well, don’t make it too spicy as too much spice can lead to acidity too!
Another spice is cinnamon. It is a complex spice, it contains cinnamaldehyde that helps to stabilize the blood sugar level and fat burn. Add bit of cinnamon in your food – curry, tea, coffee, yogurt, salad or have it with little honey and lime water. It curbs the appetite and promotes weight loss. It prevents accumulation of more fat and helps to lose weight. Cinnamon reduces bad cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Cinnamon stick or powder is the one that works not cinnamon rolls, cakes or doughnuts.
Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: February 16, 2018