Friday, November 13, 2009

Suggestions on Snacks and Spices

Almonds - high in alpha-linolenic acid, which can speed the metabolism of fats.

Berries - Vitamin C–loaded fruit

Cinnamon -may prevent a postmeal insulin spike

Mustard and turmeric - may slow the growth of fat tissues

Oranges - contains fat-torching compounds called flavones.

Soybeans - rich in choline, a compound that blocks fat absorption and breaks down fatty deposits.

Sweet potatoes and winter squash - high in fiber

Swiss cheese - Swiss is a heavy hitter in calcium

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