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3 More Fat Melting Supplements

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There’s no doubt that an obesity epidemic is sweeping America. While some people are just “born thin,” many of us have to work like crazy to get the pounds off and keep them off. Yesterday, we discussed a few nutritional supplements that, when combined with regular exercise and responsible eating habits, can supercharge your body and help you to lose those stubborn pounds. Keep reading for 3 more common supplements that will help you to melt off the fat.

  • This one is a mouthful, but have you ever heard of monounsaturated fatty acids, or MUFA’s? Simply put, this is a kind of fat that’s found in plentiful amounts in foods like peanut butter, seeds, chocolate, avocados, nuts, and olive oil. Researchers have found that, when 20% of the calories from a person’s daily diet comes from MUFA’s over a long term period of time, a small but significant uptick takes place in fat burning and calorie burning. These foods also keep your appetite down and maintain your blood sugar levels.
  • Conjugated linoleic acids are found in dairy products along with calcium and vitamin D. These acids help to push glucose into your cells and stimulate fat burning. CLA’s won’t create a massive amount of fat burning, but when you eat them regularly in conjunction with the other supplements, it can nudge the efficiency of your metabolism in a stronger direction.
  • Green tea is packed with polyphenols, an antioxidant which is your metabolism’s best friend. Researchers have found that in can jack your resting metabolic rate by as much as 17%. The warm feeling you get when you drink green tea is caused by your body heating up and burning calories as heat. A cup of green tea is not only perfect for a cold day, but it’s a perfect appetite suppressant.