How to Burn Calories Fast?


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    When it comes to weight loss, burning calories is most important, and one of the fastest ways to burn calories without going to the gym is through diet modifications. One can also burn calories by following some simple dietary improvements and basic physical movements in the house. Let’s explore the weight management benefits of these diet modifications in detail.

    How to burn calories fast?

    The number of calories you can burn depends mainly on your age, genetics, basal metabolic rate, duration and intensity of physical activity, weight, and height. However, the best ways to burn calories and lose weight faster include –

    1. Customized Dietary Plan-

      It starts with nutritional counseling from a certified dietician and customizing a diet plan to enhance the weight loss program. The calorie-restricted yet nutritious diet can help create a calorie deficit that aids in losing weight over time.

    2. Lifestyle Changes –

      The most efficient way to burn calories is by increasing your daily movement through some basic yet effective lifestyle changes such as taking stairs instead of the elevator, increasing your daily step count, etc. Even simple household chores such as gardening, washing the car, and stair walking count as moderate-intensity physical activities that burn a good amount of calories.

    3. Exercise Regime –

      A personal trainer can also help customize a workout regime that works best for you and burns maximum calories. Some examples of easy exercises to burn calories include running, jump rope, exercise cycling, aerobic dance, swimming, jogging, hiking, circuit training, HIIT, and water polo.

    4. Surgical Treatment –

      Weight loss surgery is helpful for those suffering from obesity-related diseases and who lose weight faster without any extreme diet or exercise. Few standard surgical procedures like an intragastric balloon, liposuction, tummy tuck, and sleeve gastrectomy can help you lose weight.

    5. Non-Surgical Treatments –

      Various non-invasive treatments also help you get back in shape faster than any diet or exercise. These treatments are safe, virtually painless, and employ advanced radiofrequency (RF) technology or ultrasound waves to eliminate stubborn fat deposits from the body.

    Now that we know how to burn those extra calories let us read about some food choices that help you do so.

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    Foods That Make You Burn Calories

    The best way to burn calories is to eat food items that help boost metabolism and promote quick weight loss. Here are the top 10 fat burning foods that you need to include in your diet –

    • Oats

      Low-fat and low-calorie food, oats are popular breakfast cereal. They are also low in GI, which means they get digested slowly, stabilize blood sugar levels, and maintain a healthy weight.

    • Green Tea

      Green tea has a moderate amount of caffeine, and its regular consumption helps increase the number of calories you burn.

    • Apples

      Apples are low in calories, keep hunger under control, and help break down fat deposits in the body.

    • Blueberries

      Blueberry is a superfood that helps improve cardiovascular health and influences genes involved in the breakdown of fats and sugars.

    • Cinnamon

      A pinch of this spice in your food can help improve the body’s metabolism and fat-burning capacity.

    • Eggs

      Eggs are one of the most popular food items that burn calories while reducing hunger and promoting satiety. It can increase metabolic rate by 20 to 35%.

    • Coffee

      Coffee is a popular beverage worldwide known to enhance metabolic rate and improve physical performance.

    • Coconut Oil

      Coconut oil offers a host of health benefits, and its metabolism-boosting effects help maximize fat burning.

    • Apple Cider Vinegar

      Apple cider vinegar is an ancient remedy known to increase fat burning and reduce belly fat.

    • Chilli Peppers

      Chili pepper is a low-calorie, antioxidant-rich food with capsaicin that reduces appetite and promotes weight management by burning calories faster and losing body fat.

    Must Read: Healthy Eating Habits For Weight Loss!


    Diet modifications and simple lifestyle changes along with regular workouts can help you burn calories quickly and sustainably. However, the number of calories burned also depends on an individual’s body weight, metabolism rate, and workout intensity.

    Physical activities supported by a balanced diet make a healthy weight loss program effective in the long term. Visit Oliva Skin & Hair Clinic to know more about a customized weight loss program today!

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    About The Author

    Mrinal Pandit

    Mrinal Pandit

    Mrinal Pandit is a registered dietician, diabetic educator & counsellor. She has done her bachelor's from the University of Kolhapur in Food Technology Management. Post her bachelor's; she did her Masters in Health Sciences (Dietetics) from the reputed University of Pune. Mrinal believes that the key to leading a healthy life and wellbeing is to celebrate food and bodies. At Oliva Clinics, Mrinal is the chief nutritionist. She supervises our nutritional staff and helps establish policies and procedures, and provides administrative direction. Before joining Oliva Skin & Hair clinics, she was the chief dietician with Nephroplus.

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