First of all to avoid any confusion, negative calorie foods are food items which contain so little calories that the actual process of your body digesting it actually consumes more energy. This creates a reduction in the calories consumed during the day and will add to your weight loss effort. In this post I will look at what negative calorie foods and list out as many of them as we can find.
It is difficult to say if the negative calorie foods are fact or fiction. Its a controversial topic amongst most fitness and health professionals and usually the discussion end with everyone divided. One thing i do believe is that there needs to be more research done in order to prove this one way or another. Although I do believe that if negative calorie foods help people consume fewer calories AND eat healthier foods then it can be a positive start to a healthier life and weight loss.
The table below lists the foods which are supposed to have a negative calorie effect on the body. Just remember is that the body needs a certain amount of calories and nutrients each day for healthy functioning. Eating a lot more of these negative calorie fruits and vegetables may help you lose weight but they should still make up part of a complete dietary intake. So use a replacement strategy and balance your diet out and make the most of this negative calorie foods list.
Negative Calorie Foods – Vegetables
Negative Calorie Foods – Fruits