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Types Of Foods Capable Of Boosting Your Metabolism

Hot peppers

It is believed that eating hot peppers can speed up metabolism by 25%. Eating spicy foods makes someone sweat more than usual, and this is because of capsaicin, a compound that stimulates pain receptors in the body. It increases blood circulation and metabolic rate which intern makes your body burn fat faster.


It is an important source of calcium that accelerates your metabolism. Broccoli also contain vitamins C, K, and A. One serving of this vegetables will provide you with an important amount of folate and dietary fiber and a variety of antioxidants. It is among one of the best detox foods you can add to your diet.

Coffee and green tea

It has been proven by many studies that coffee and green tea have the potential of speeding up metabolism and also provides other health benefits. these beverages contain a great amount of antioxidants, they help lower blood sugar level, burn more fat, and reduce the signs of cellulite.

Apples and pears

These fruits are great combination for someone who wants to lose weight because of their low caloric content and also because they can boost your metabolism. A study that was conducted at the State University of Rio de Janeiro confirms that women who ate three apples or small pears a day lost more weight than those who did not.


Examples of spices that can keep your metabolic rate high includes, black pepper, mustard seeds, garlic powder and ginger. It is proven that people who incorporate spices into their diet can burn up to 1,000 more calories daily.

Citrus fruits

Fruits like oranges, grapefruits, and lemons can also help to burn fat and keep your metabolism rate high. Moreover, because of the high amount of vitamin C, citrus fruits regulate the level of insulin in the body.

Foods high in calcium

Eating plenty of food that has high content of calcium will help you to increase your metabolic rate. A study that was conducted at the University of Tennessee confirmed that people who consume between 1,200 and 1,300 milligrams of calcium a day lose twice as much weight as those who consume it in smaller amounts.

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