Some Fruits Help Your Body Burn More Fat
Piling on the grapes and berries could help you lose weight. If you eat the equivalent of 12 ounces of fruit a day, you will gain 40 percent less weight than those who don’t. it works like this: Resveratrol – an antioxidant found in most fruit – screams “Hurry” to your body, kicking its ass and telling it to speed up its conversion of white (bad) fat into calorie-burning brown (good) fat. This then jump-starts the fat-burning process that keeps you from gaining weight. The browning of the white fat oxidizes fatty acids, generating heat in the cells, which leas to a ‘leaning’ effect in the body. To fire up your own fat incinerators, get in about four cups a day of resveratrol-rich (mostly red and blue) fruits, like blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, red grapes and apples. And in case you are wondering, yes, there’s resveratrol in red wine too.