Here is a list of foods that burn more calories than they contain. Called negative calorie foods, the following 15 treats actual require more calories to digest than they provide your body in energy. You still get vitamins and plenty of fiber. Up until I saw this list, the only one I knew about was celery. However this is also highly dependent on the speed of your metabolism. Putting these foods together is called a Negative Calorie Diet. Take for example – an orange, which may contain 50 calories, but requires 75 calories to digest. So for every orange you eat, you should burn off 25 calories. This is why advocates of the Negative Calorie Diet encourage you to eat frequent healthy meals, in doing so you are actually increasing the speed of your metabolism.
The Negative Calorie diet – For:
- Little effort involved
- Promotes consumption of foods rich in vitamins and minerals
- Increases the body’s metabolism
Foods on the list – it seems like practically every fruit and vegetable can be found on one of the many lists.
- Oranges, Tangerines, Grapefruit, Lemons
- Hot Chili Peppers