Want to lose weight but can't stop eating?
Check out these foods that boost your metabolism!
This tasty veggie is a nutrient powerhouse. Enjoy it steamed or grilled, or toss chopped spears into salad
Chili peppers contain capsaicin, a chemical compound that can kick metabolism into higher gear, Dr. Isaacs says. He suggests adding a tablespoon of chopped chili peppers to a meal once a day. Chili peppers are also an unexpected source of vitamin C.
All fruits are a good idea due to their carb and fiber content, both of which are important tools for boosting metabolism. But Earthbound Farm’s Registered Dietician, Ashley Koff, highlights the powers of berries in particular, which she says are rich in “antioxidants, like vitamin C, which helps combat damaging free radicals generated during exercise.” Berries help you heal more quickly.
Of all the leafy greens, spinach boasts the highest protein content. Try it sautéed with a bit of garlic.