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Fitness

6 Fat-Fighting Superfoods

The best news we've heard all year: Chocolate is a top metabolism boosting food. When we combed through the research, the sweet treat wasn't the only surprise standout. While calories are the key to diet success (or failure), certain ingredients act as natural fat burning foods. Here, the best foods to fight belly fat and how to incorporate them into your diet.
Woman cooking eggs Eggs

According to Bowden, eggs are the best protein source on the planet. They contain all nine essential amino acids, which your body needs to build muscle tissue. And the bigger your guns, the greater your fat-burning potential, because it takes more calories to maintain muscle than it does fat.

Start your day with two scrambled eggs instead of waffles or cereal. Or get creative and cook an egg in an avocado for a dose of healthy fats: Slice the avocado in half lengthwise, remove the pit and carve out some additional space in the center, then crack an egg into it. Bake at 425° for about 10 minutes or until set, and voil?!

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