Fat Burning Food: Whole Grains


Most of the people eliminate some items from their meal as they think those foods increase the weight. Grain foods are one of them that always eliminated from the daily meal. There is widespread notion that carbohydrate rich foods increase weight and make obese. But you should know that all grain foods do not promote weight gain rather some helps to reduce fat.


Whole grains include a group of essential foods like wheat, oat, and rice. With these grainsvarious types of foods are made such as flour, popcorn, bread, cereal etc. whole grain is a source of complex carbohydrate. Carbohydrate provides some good glucose and reduces blood sugar levels. It contains vitamin B, E, folate, iron, magnesium and phosphorus.



Whole grain foods are high in fiber and minerals. It I is also a good sources of dietary protein.  A ½ cup cooked quinoa provides 111 calories in which 4 grams of protein and 2.6 grams of dietary fiber.


Brown rice

When you eat brown rice and exercise regularly it becomes a perfect pair in weight loss program. A cup of cooked brown rice with fish, water, veggies and whey protein are associated with weight loss. A ½ cup of rice contains only 109 calories



Oatmeal is full soluble fiber which keeps blood sugar level in check. It makes your stomach full with small amount of it. A ½ cup of oat meal contains only


When you plan to burn your body fat you should prefer whole grain to refined grain. Only eating whole grains does not help to burn fat along with this you have to continue your exercise program.



  • 1/2 cup red or wild rice
  • 1/2 cup steel-cut oats
  • 1/4 cup pearl barley or faro
  • 1/2 cup farina or wheat cereal
  • 1 2 -inch piece orange peel
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Chopped nuts, maple syrup



Put the rice, oats, barley, and farina in rice cooker. Add some orange pill, cinnamon stick, salt, sugar and dried fruits. Close the lid of the cooker set the timer and program porridge cycle. After 55 minutes, serve it with nuts.