Don't you just hate opening one of these articles and seeing a list of foods:
1. you've never heard of and can't pronounce
2. you can't buy in your local grocery store
I know I do. I want to read a list of things that are affordable and easy to buy, cook and eat! So I made one of my own. These 5 foods are things you've definitely heard of and you probably already have most of them in your pantry. They will keep you feeling full and satisfied while helping your body to burn fat. Sounds pretty good, right?! Best part is, they taste good too!
Salmon is a lean protein and one of the richest sources of Omega 3 essential fats DHA and EPA. It is versatile and widely available both fresh and frozen.
The slow digesting carbs in oatmeal keep blood sugar and insulin levels low, so fat burning can stay high. Oatmeal keeps you feeling fuller longer so you can skip those mid-morning trips to the vending machine.
3. Flax Seeds
These tiny powerhouses contain the essential omega-3 fatty acid alpha linolenic acid. These omega-3 fats stimulate fat burning and help your body decrease fat storage. Grind them up and add them to your next smoothie, yogurt or favorite muffin recipe.
Nuts are another fantastic source of Omega 3's. Eaten in moderation, they make a great snack. the combination of Omega-3 fatty acids, protein, and fiber in walnuts can make you feel less hungry and contribute to weight loss.
I know what you're thinking! Yes, honey is a form of sugar and we all know sugar is bad. But honey's low glycemic index keeps your insulin levels steady unlike refined white sugars. Keeping insulin levels low and steady is crucial for maintaining a fat-burning environment in your body. And we all need a little something sweet now and again!
Hi! I'm Erica, a fitness and healthy food loving wife and mother of three here to inspire you on your wellness journey!