33. Chia Seeds
These seeds may be little, but they are rich in the good omega-3 fats and are loaded with fiber. “Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fats, meaning the body can’t make them on its own, and one must get them from food,” Elkin explains. Why does this matter? Increasing your intake of omega-3s enhances your sensitivity to insulin, which can improve fat burning in the muscles, she adds. Add chia seeds to your morning bowl of oatmeal before to hitting the gym, she recommends.
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