Fat burning fruits are a dieter’s best
friend. They require more calories to digest than
the fruit contains. Utilizing fruit for snacks does
away with any worry about gaining weight because of
snacking. Fresh fruit actually helps you lose
Most of the fat burning is because of the fiber in
the fruit, so drinking a glass of juice that has
fiber and pulp reduced or removed is not the same as
eating the actual fresh piece of fruit. The juicing
process removes much of the fat burning benefit.
Almost all fresh fruit has this benefit built
in. Just a few of your selections for fat burning
snacks could be:
The vitamins and minerals in fat burning fruits
boost the immune system, and studies show that
people who eat more than 2 servings of fruit daily
have less chronic illness. 5 servings a day
decreases your chance of heart attack and stroke.
That’s the best reason yet to keep your fruit bowl
And here’s another; Fruit is extremely high in
antioxidants. Several fruits have been shown to have
a preventative or destructive effect on cancers.
Acai Berry causes certain leukaemia cells to
self-destruct. Purple grapes limit formation of
certain cancer cells. Pomegranate studies show that
it fights colon cancer, as has Aronia Berries.
Lychee fruit causes breast cancer cells to die, and
simple blueberries protect DNA, which could affect,
or potentially prevent all types of cancer cells.
An overview of the studies seem to indicate that the
more fresh fruit you incorporate into your diet the
more beneficial it will be to your immune system and
general health, decreasing the risk of colon cancer,
breast cancer, infections, and numerous other
We have just touched the tip of the iceberg when it
comes to the health enhancing possibilities of
fat burning fruits. As scientists and
nutritionists explore the properties of this food
group, more and more we begin to realize how
important this neglected food is. Less than 50% of
the population consumes the minimal amount of fruit
recommended for health benefits.