Fat burning diets are a wonderful way to lose weight and feel great. As in all things in life, you need to stick to the rules otherwise all your efforts will be in vain.Healthy Strawberry Smoothie

With so many obese people in the world, our only option is to start eating healthy. Healthy fat burning diets usually include various fat burning foods, such as greens, fresh fruits and veggies, nuts, olive oil, berries etc.

Although many people try to stay healthy, the sad truth is that many more fail in their quest to conquer the food addiction. Additionally there are so many contradicting stories on what is healthy and what is not. No wonder it is so easy to fall prey to every new gimmick on the market. Therefore, it is of utmost importance to educate oneself on what is good for you and what not.

Armed with this information you can be sure your fat burning diet is helping you to lose weight and stay healthy. We all have common sense. By using it, you will quickly realize you would not starve yourself to death. Therefore, diets that propagate a too low intake of calories are not healthy and you probably will not stick with it to the end.

Equally important is that your body needs food from all categories of the food pyramid. All meals should include proteins, fats, sugars, fibers, vitamins and minerals. Only by giving your body all, the essential nutrients it requires to sustain itself you will be able to succeed with your fat burning diet.

This takes some planning and for some of us planning can be hard because we are so much into the “mindlessly munching on pretzels” habit. You have to admit it, it’s a lot easier to reach out for a bag of whatever junk food is available than to plan a balanced meal with healthy fat burning food.

This also means that if you plan to replace crisps with a fruit, you won’t feel good. In fact, the cravings will most probably drive you to such an extent that you will be unable to resist the crisps after all. An apple plus plain low fat yogurt, for example, is more fulfilling than two apples. It is far better to mix and match the different fat burning food to create a metabolism furnace.

Also, keep in mind that raw food is better (healthier) than cooked food. Try to eat as much raw food as possible. However, sometimes it is better to cook specific food as they may harbor toxic compounds that can wreak havoc on your digestive tract.

Carrots on the other hand contain fragile nutrients that will be destroyed in a frying pan. Cooked carrots still contain very important nutrients and vitamins.  Cooked or raw, carrots are always enjoyable.

Is sushi any better than grilled salmon? Apparently not! What to do then? The best way is to eat a mixture of raw and cooked veggies and fruit. No need to torture yourself to eat raw stuff if you usually eat it cooked. Be experimental and use your culinary skills to create interesting dishes.

Make your choices of fat burning food according to your own liking. If you see your food burning diet as an adventure, you may be in for a new taste bud experience and uncover food that you never thought of before.

Fat burning diets are more than something you try for a couple of weeks every now and then. No, no, no. It is a changed lifestyle, a changed perspective on your views of food.

Try to stay clear of sugary things, fats and eating huge portions or second helpings. If your love food is chocolate then demonizes it will frustrate you and most likely sabotage your best intentions. So be kind to yourself and your cravings.

Fat burning diets and healthy lifestyles are not about giving up on foods we love, but on making choices that are sustainable for long term – for a lifetime actually! These choices will enhance your life and create a new healthy you.

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