Rev Up Your Metabolism
Shape Singapore|February 2019
Rev Up Your Metabolism

Practice these super simple eating habits to accelerate fat loss.

Jillian See

Losing fat is no easy feat, and it gets harder with each passing year no thanks to a natural slowdown in metabolism. Suffice to say, what you eat affects your metabolic rate; but how you eat matters too. To avoid weight gain and stay in shape, try incorporating these habits into your routine.

SPICE UP YOUR MEALS

Chilli lovers, rejoice. The compound capsaicin that is found in chilli peppers helps promote fat loss and naturally suppresses appetite. According to a UK study, just 2mg of capsaicin in your meals can help you torch up to 74 calories. Capsaicin-rich foods include all peppers except bell peppers. If you aren’t a fan of spicy food, remove the seeds before adding chilli to your meals.

HAVE TEA OR COFFEE DAILY

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February 2019