Pomegranate seeds and juice contain ellagic acid and other antioxidants that support blood flow and oxygen utilization by muscles.
Their fiber and nutrients also curb hunger.
Sauerkraut is fermented cabbage that contains probiotics shown to reduce fat accumulation and weight gain.
The fiber and stomach-filling volume also induces satiety so you eat fewer overall calories.
Grapeseed oil contains linoleic acid that helps regulate weight controlling hormones like leptin and adiponectin.
Its antioxidants help prevent blood sugar spikes. Use it raw over salads instead of dressings packed with unhealthy vegetable oils.
Edamame These immature soybeans taste like sweet green peas but provide the same benefits are their fully grown counterparts like protein.
They make an excellent snack boiled with sea salt.
Coconut meat, oil and flour provide medium chain triglycerides like lauric acid which studies suggest stimulate fat burn and energy expenditure better than longer chain fats.