If you are trying to lose weight, you must know that it is highly dependent on your body’s metabolism.
While most will tell you that the more you chew, the more your body digests the food better but there are some foods that can boost your metabolism.
Pallavi Srivastava, celebrity and fitness nutritionist, Q-Slim Fitness Studio brings you a few metabolism boosters
– Lean cuts of chicken and fish
It takes more effort to chew these foods because of their higher content of protein, thus, it ups the number of calories burnt.
– Whole grains
Adding whole grains to our diet means calling for extra energy to break down the food, as it is loaded with fiber.
Almonds are a rich source of Vitamin E, Fiber, Protein and Mono- Unsaturated Fatty Acids which will help us keep full for a longer time and also serve as an anti-oxidant.
Spinach is a powerhouse of nutrients, containing Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Iron to get those Popeye arms, magnesium, and fiber. Having less calories per serving is an excellent option for people on weight loss diets.
Milk, curd, cottage cheese are rich in not only protein, but also calcium which can help the body metabolize fat in a better way. It helps to maintain strong bones and build and maintain muscles.
– Green Tea
Green tea has been known to aid in weight loss as it is loaded with the anti-oxidant polyphenols. Green tea also promotes the fat burning process in our body.
Lentils again is a rich source of proteins, complex carbohydrates and fiber, which will improve digestion. They also contain varying amounts of Iron, Vitamin B-6, and magnesium. These foods increase metabolism and the production of the energy.