Metabolism Boosting Foods

Metabolism Boosting Foods

Green Tea

How: Boosts metabolism through antioxidants, fat burning stimulant through caffeine content.

Ginger

How: Enhances thermic effect of foods. Ginger promotes energy expenditure, feelings of appetite and satiety and metabolic risk factors in overweight men.

Proteins

How: Increases metabolism by requiring your body to use more energy to digest them.

Iron, Zinc, Selenium

How: All three are required for the proper function of your thyroid gland, which regulates your metabolism. Research shows that a diet too low in iron, zinc or selenium may reduce the ability of your thyroid gland to produce sufficient amounts of hormones. This can slow down your metabolism.

Caffeine

How: Caffeine stimulates the nervous system, which sends direct signals to the fat cells, telling them to break down fat.

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