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.