Capsaicin, the compound that makes chili peppers hot, is not only tasty and thrilling but healthy. One of capsaicin’s benefits is that it boosts your metabolism so much that you can burn as many as 50 extra calories during the night. You only have to spice up your dinner with a lively hot sauce!
Proteins are not only found in meat but in legumes, and these types of proteins are super-efficient. Your body can use them to repair itself and build new muscle while you sleep, meaning burning fat and losing weight. Beans, chickpeas or lentils, just make sure you add some to your last meal of the day.
Plant-based proteins have many advantages over animal products, especially if you consume them before going to bed, and losing weight is only one of them.