Saturday, August 20th, 2016

6 Foods to eat when working out for Six pack abs

Snehal Mathias | August 20, 2016 11:43 pm Print
You are working out for the six packs but are you including the right food?

six-pack-abs

Cinnamon

cinnamon-sticks

This sweet spice helps you not only in the weight reduction plan but also helps you to construct your abs. The insulin present in this spice helps in eliminating the fat storage from your body. It helps to improve the blood glucose level and boosts body metabolism.

Green tea

green tea

We all know the benefits of drinking green tea. This particular drink is used while building the abs. It is a zero calorie beverage. The unique ingredient “flavonoids” helps in building the abs by maintaining the body fat. Tea is rich in a fat-burning flavonoid called EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate), which is a natural medicine that prevents the growth of fat cells and as well as differentiation of fat cells in the abdomen region.

Chilli peppers

chili peppers

This food spikes up the metabolism level in the body. This metabolic supporter provides the food the heat it requires, capsaicin- the one which is reason for speeding up the metabolism by rising the heat and body temperature.  Thats why spicy foods often help you shed weight.

Salmon

Fresh-salmon

Be it abs or a beach body. Salmon is the chief food in the list. It is loaded with healthy fats and oils and are undoubtedly rich in vitamins, especially B-6, B-12 and magnesium. The magnesium present in salmon controls the cortisol levels(It is a hormone which leads to fat storage).

Broccoli

Broccoli

This super food is packed with fibre and are very low in calories. They leave you feeling fuller and help you shed some weight. Let your dinners and lunches be loaded with this green wonder and others greens like kale, spinach, kale, green beans.

Oranges

orange

Vitamin C is what they are good for and known for. Apart from maintaining your blood sugar levels, it helps you to maintain your body weight and boost body metabolism. Preparing fresh juice out of this fruit without adding sugar is the best!

 

Snehal Mathias
Snehal Mathias
Snehal Mathias, an enthusiastic food lover and a traveler. Writes for entertainment, food, travel, fashion, beauty, health and lifestyle.
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