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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2023

Would You Like To Burn Fat While You Sleep?

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Dt. Archana ShahDietitian/Nutritionist • 11 Years Food & Nutrition
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Burn fat while you sleep

Its unbelievable but true! you can lose weight even as you sleep if you strictly follow these lifestyle changes.

1. Eat small frequent meals every 2 hours during the day: your body needs energy for metabolic functions. Your body may crave for sweets and junk food, but have that in portions like cheese, butter, chocolate of your fingertip size, chicken/fish of your palm size is absolutely okay to have once a week, either you can substitute your cravings with healthy food like a date or a piece of dark chocolate for sweet cravings.
There are certain foods that burn fat while you sleep. 

A. Whole grains - including whole grains (whole wheat, barley, brown rice, quinoa, wheat germ, etc), legumes (lentils, chickpeas, beans, etc), dairy foods, spicy foods, green tea, and citrus fruits, in your daily diets.
B. Have citrus foods daily - citrus fruits which include vitamin c play a role in the body's fat-burning process.
C. Consume Green tea - Drink Green tea to reduce belly fat and it also boosts your metabolism as it is rich in antioxidants.
D. Spicy foods - spices are known to improve metabolism. If you've had a tasty dinner, sleep without worry that your body will be losing calories while you sleep.

2. Sleep well: how long you sleep and how well you sleep, are both equally important for your body. A minimum of 8 hours of sound sleep is very important.

3. Resistance training: for your hormones to function properly and for your body to burn fat
Weight or resistance training is a must if you want to keep your metabolism high. When you lift weights, you increase the number of calories your body burns. Hours after you lifted the weight, your body continues burning the fat.


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