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9 natural foods that make it easy to lose weight

Egg white is rich in amino acid chains that speed up your metabolism. Eggs also contain plenty of protein and vitamin D. You can make your omelette with 1 whole egg 2-3 egg whites.

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Insufficient iron intake can cause slowing metabolism. Individuals with iron deficiency lose weight much more slowly than individuals with good iron stores. Lean meats are rich in animal-derived iron. Take care to consume 3-4 servings of red meat or iron-rich foods per day, such as chicken or whole grains.

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Water, in addition to being a basic component of the body, also helps to lose weight. The more water we drink, the faster our metabolism works. When we are dehydrated – even when we start to thirst – our lungs have to help our kidneys work and therefore cannot burn the fat quickly. The metabolic rate slows down, which causes unwanted fats to remain in the body. Therefore, you should drink water without waiting to be thirsty. Recommendation: You can consume water cold as your body will expend energy to heat the water.

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Red pepper contains a compound called capsaicin, which increases the speed of metabolism. I recommend adding one soup of flakes a day to your meals.

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Coffee can sometimes help reduce overall calorie intake by temporarily suppressing appetite. It can also contribute to calorie burning by accelerating metabolism through stimulation of thermogenesis (our body produces heat when metabolizing food). A study published in Physiology and Behaviorfound that the average metabolic rate of caffeinated coffee drinkers was 16 percent higher than that of those who consumed decaf coffee. You can have two cups of coffee a day before noon to keep your sleep patterns going.

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Research suggests that the biological element found in green tea, called 'epi-gallo-catechin-3-gallat', which is also called EGCG, accelerates fat burning in the body. You can consume 2-3 cups of green tea per day. But tea containing caffeine, depending on personal characteristics; it can lead to insomnia, anxiety, restlessness and headaches, so its use may vary according to individual characteristics.

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Research indicates that consuming calcium helps your body metabolize fat more efficiently. There are studies that calcium sources in particular reduce abdominal fat. Dairy products help you maintain your muscles and store less fat thanks to the calcium and proteins it contains.

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They allow more fat to be burned as the digestion of whole grain foods requires more energy than in processed foods such as white bread and pasta.  Whole grains also provide blood sugar balance, prolonging your feeling of satiety. Foods rich in fiber, such as whole wheat bread, brown rice and oats, will be your best choice.

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The fact that 20 percent of women have iron deficiency is not encouraging news in terms of fat around the waist. Because when your body is deprived of what is necessary for it to work, it does not burn calories efficiently. A serving of lentils provides about 25 percent of your daily iron needs. Take care to consume dried beans 2-3 times a week.

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