Foods That Speed Up Your Metabolism

You might be aware that your metabolism can have an enormous impact on the amount of body fat you retain. The faster your metabolism, the more fat you burn (and the less fat you carry!).

There are various methods that you can use to speed up your metabolism. This article discusses foods that speed up your metabolism.

How Does Food Speed Up Metabolism?

It's considered that a food can speed up your metabolism if it burns more calories to digest than the food actually contains. You see, you burn calories by just eating food. But in most cases, the food contains far more calories than it takes to digest the food. However, if eating the food burns more calories than it contains, it will help speed up your metabolism and help you lose weight.

For a food to speed up your metabolism like this, it really can't contain many calories at all. Having said this, some foods require more energy to digest than others. This includes foods that are high in complex carbohydrates and foods that are high in proteins.

OK, So Which Foods Are Best?

The best foods for speeding up your metabolism include fruit and vegetables, as well as a few other food varieties. Here are some of the best foods for speeding metabolism:

Citrus fruits, such as:

  • Grapefruit
  • Oranges
  • Lemons

Other fruits, such as:

  • Apples
  • Pears

Vegetables, such as:

  • Chillies
  • Potatoes
  • Cabbage
  • Celery
  • Brocoli

Liquids, such as:

  • Water
  • Green tea

Other foods, such as:

  • Soup
  • Oatmeal
  • Yogurt (low fat)

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