Hot peppers like red chilli, black pepper, cayenne powder, hot sauces etc. are rich a substance called capsaicin, which is linked with increased metabolism and fat burning process. The non-spicy peppers are less likely to be linked with weight loss while the hotter the pepper, the more capsaicin and more amount of this substance leads to greater weight loss and increased metabolism.
Hot peppers are more likely to improve the functioning of thyroid hormones.
Thyroid system works on iodine and its reduction can affect the metabolism and this is one of the substance that doesn’t generated by the body itself so it is one of the great part of every day’s diet. It is not recommended to take more amounts of iodine in the diet because it may be dangerous but a moderate amount is still essential.
Seaweed is a natural dietary source of iodine. Just 2 tbsps. Of seaweed in a week can fulfil your need. When you combine with sushi, than nori will help burn fats faster and that’s how you will target 2 birds at the same time.
5. Brazil Nuts
Brazil nuts are rich in numerous nutrients that turns the thyroid functioning on, which is known for reducing inflammation and protects further problems of thyroid. Health experts recommend to take 80 micrograms selenium supplements to cover up the selenium deficiencies but it is also known that one Brazil nut can also provide same amount or selenium to fight deficiencies. These nuts are also rich in L-arginine, which is an amino acid that promotes weight loss.