What foods kill fat?

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What foods kill fat?
Fat is a common problem, but there are fat-killing foods that provide a solution. (George Doyle/Stockbyte/Getty Images)

Each one of the 30 billion fats cells found in the average human body can expand up to 1,000 times of its original size. Once fat cells grow too big, they will begin to split and form new cells. It isn't possible to get rid of fat cells but it is possible to shrink them and kill fat within the body.

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Chilli Peppers

Chilli peppers contain a natural ingredient called capsaicin, a substance that boosts the body's calorie-burning activity and helps stabilise blood sugar levels. Stable blood sugar decreases fat storage. Chilli peppers add spice and flavour to foods, and every part of the pepper (including the seeds) is edible.

What foods kill fat?
Chilli peppers add fat-killing power as well as spicy flavour to foods. (John Foxx/Stockbyte/Getty Images)

Sunflower Seeds

Almonds,. walnuts, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds and sunflowers seeds are among the best fat-killers you can buy or grow. Nuts and seeds help you feel fuller longer, and they're packed with beneficial nutrients and minerals.

What foods kill fat?
Sunflower seeds help kill fat. (Jupiterimages/Comstock/Getty Images)


Avocados are packed with fibre, which helps reduce feelings of hunger, and mono-saturated fats. While the word "fats" may be scary, mono-saturated fats help kill belly fat.

What foods kill fat?
Avocados are rich in fat-killing, hunger-killing nutrients. (Ablestock.com/AbleStock.com/Getty Images)

Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants and contains theobromine, a metabolism-boosting agent. Dark chocolate is also a source of monosaturated fats that help reduce belly fat. Chocolate made with at least 78 per cent cocoa to get fat-killing results.

What foods kill fat?
Dark chocolate increases the body's fat-burning energy. (Pixland/Pixland/Getty Images)


Sweet cinnamon stabilises blood sugar, which helps the body store less fat. Adding cinnamon to food actually boosts the metabolism, helping you burn fat faster and kill fat deposits already present in the body.

What foods kill fat?
Cinnamon is a natural source of fat-killing power. (Jupiterimages/Photos.com/Getty Images)


Eggs are packed with healthy nutrients and protein that help kill belly fat. Organic eggs provide the most nutrients and will provide the best boost to your body's fat-killing powers.

What foods kill fat?
Eggs are packed with nutrients. (Jupiterimages/Comstock/Getty Images)


Soybeans are a natural source of lecithin, a chemical that prevents the storage of fat in the body's cells. Eating soybeans just three times a week will boost metabolism and result in less fat.

What foods kill fat?
Soybeans are a natural source of lecithin. (Thinkstock Images/Comstock/Getty Images)


Bananas are a known source of potassium, a chemical that boosts metabolism and regulates the body's balance of water. Consume 2,000 milligrams of potassium (about three bananas a day) to effectively kill fat in the body.

What foods kill fat?
Bananas boost metabolism to kill fat in the body. (PhotoObjects.net/PhotoObjects.net/Getty Images)


Garlic, often used in culinary purposes as an aromatic, regulates blood sugar and boosts the body's metabolism. Eating garlic keeps insulin levels low, which helps the body burn more fat.

What foods kill fat?
Garlic boosts the body's ability to burn fat. (Jupiterimages/Photos.com/Getty Images)


Tuna reduces the amount of leptin in your body, which in turn increases your metabolism. Having a higher metabolism increases the rate at which fat is burnt in the body.

What foods kill fat?
Tuna increases your metabolism. (Jupiterimages/Comstock/Getty Images)

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