Foods That Trigger Fat Burning Hormones
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There are six fat-burning hormones. Each hormone has the capacity to burn fat.
One fat-burning hormone, called “growth hormone” (GH), is triggered by several amino acids (proteins). Arginine, glycine and tryptophan all trigger GH.
The following foods are high in these amino acids:
3. Pine nuts.
4. Brazil nuts.
8. Sesame seeds.
9. Pumpkin seeds.
13. Winter squash.
These nuts and seeds need to be not only raw, but germinated as well. Germinated means soaked in water overnight to flush out the enzyme inhibitors. Soak them overnight in a glass jar, rinse thoroughly, then dry and eat.
The other way to trigger the fat-burning hormones is by omission. Not eating certain foods automatically causes the body to trigger fat-burning hormones. And can you guess what those foods are?
Yes, carbohydrates. But not the vegetable family; you need to avoid the refined carbohydrates: breads, pasta, cakes, cookies, sugars, etc. Not eating these will cause fat burning.
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