Two Fat Burning Spices: Mustard and Pepper

You can incorporate these spices in your weight-loss plan. They give your food extra flavor plus the extra metabolic boost that your body requires to lose weight quickly.


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Try the spicy mustard variety sold in Asian food stores, gourmet shops, or exotic food markets. Dr. Jaya Henry of Oxford Polytechnic Institute in England, discovered that the quantity of hot mustard generally used in Indian, Mexican, and Asian recipes, which is roughly one teaspoon, temporarily boosts the metabolism, in a similar way as caffeine and the ephedrine drug do.
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However, according to Dr. Henry, mustard is natural, totally safe and is effective.  He also adds that it can be used daily. He discovered that mustard can accelerate the metabolism by as practically 20 to 25 percent for several hours.

The spicy chili peppers works similarly as the hot mustard.  Dr. Henry studied the chili peppers in the same way as the mustard and they are just as effective as a fat burning food. Even three grams of chili peppers added to a meal with a total calorie count of 766 calories, the peppers’ metabolism- elevating attributes functioned effectively, resulting to what Dr. Henry calls a diet-induced thermic effect.  In fact, it doesn’t take a lot of chili to produce the effect. Nearly all salsa recipes use four to eight chilies – that’s not plenty.
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Peppers are also a rich source of vitamins A and C, abundant in calcium, iron and magnesium, phosphorus, fat-free, high in fiber, low in sodium and contain just 24 calories per cupful.

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