Negative Calorie Foods


Your body burns calories digesting the foods cited below than the calories they carry, making these foods negative calorie foods. Of course, these are when these foods are eaten in moderation. This is not an exhaustive list of zero calorie foods, so I would ask you to get onto the internet and find out a bit more for yourself about these foods.

Needless to say, these foods do have calories. What makes them negative calorie foods is because they take more calories to digest the food hence, they give a negative number as a result as you see in the example below.

The benefits of eating these foods are as follows:

  • Boost your metabolism, helping fat-burning vs. fat-storage

  • Increase your overall energy

  • Control the appetite reducing your hunger pangs

  • Are gentle diuretics, eliminating excess water from your body

  • Stabilize your blood-sugar levels - hence your mood

  • Improve your digestion and cleanse the colon

  • Cleanse your liver (the fat-burning organ) so it can burn fat more efficiently

  • Have an anti-inflammatory effect, improving your circulation

  • Lower your blood cholesterol levels

  • Promote an increased mental focus and clarity

  • Lower stress, anxiety and depression

  • Help you get a sound, restful sleep

  • Rejuvenate your skin, make your hair shinier, strengthen your nails

  • Are no-fat, guilt-free delicious snacks - if you prepare them correctly.

As you can see, the benefits list of negative calorie foods could go on and on, no wonder why all the buzz about the negative calorie foods.

All right. Let's take a look now at the most popular negative calories foods, all of which have not only health benefits, but also important weight loss benefits.

Apples

Appricots

Asparagus

Beets

Blueberries

Broccoli

Cauliflower

Carrots

Celery

Cranberries

Cucumber

Fennel

Garlic

Grapefruit

Green beans

Honeydew

Kale

Leek

Lemon

Lettuce

Mangos

Onion

Orange

Peppers

Pineapple

Plum

Raspberries

Swede

Tomatoes

Watercress

Watermelon

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