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Skim Milk and Yogurt help burns body fats

Studies have shown that drinking 2 glasses of skim milk, and eating 2 cups of yogurt or one serving of cheese regularly helps lose weight on an average of, one and half pounds per month, without making any changes in the diet. The Calcium in these products burns fat stored in fat cells and decreases it. And protein present in milk, yogurt and cheese replace fats in fat cells by providing extra protein that is used by the body’s cells for metabolic functions. Taking 1,000mg of calcium per day increase good cholesterol and decreases bad cholesterol. Fat-free milk contains 220 milligrams of calcium and only 80 calories per glass.

Other high-calcium and fat burning foods include tofu, cheese, spinach and collard greens, non-fat cottage cheese and calcium fortified fruit juices.

Soy Products

Soy Products (Soymilk, soy yogurt, tofu etc.) contain plant chemicals called isoflavones that break down fat that is stored in body’s fat cellss
When dieters consume soy-products regularly without any alteration in their diets, they can burn fat and lose weightt

Low or Non-Fat Dairy Products

Low or Non-Fat Dairy Products (Milk, Cheese and Yogurt)
People who ate low or non-fat milk product daily lost more weight than dieters who ate dairy products where calcium was absentt Calcium blocks the absorption of fat from the intestinal tract and so less fat is storedd The calcium in the dairy products also reduced the stickiness of the blood platelets, which can cause blood clotss Low-fat dairy products increases metabolism causing muscles to burn more fat, due to which less fat is stored in fat cells and weight will be lost gradually and permanentlyy

Submitted on January 16, 2014