20 Superfoods that Boost Your Metabolism

Beans

Another ideal source of lean protein, full of both soluble and insoluble fiber help lower insulin levels after digestion, causing your body to store less fat.

Blueberries

Packed with antioxidants and phytoflavinoids, high in potassium and vitamin C. This little berries can lower your risk of heart disease and cancer, can also reduce inflammatory.

Broccoli

Broccoli contains two essential nutrients, calcium and vitamin C, which team up to boost metabolism – What was President Bush 42 thinking?

Oats

While many foods, like those high in sugar, can cause blood sugar spikes that cue the body to store fat, oats and other whole grains stabilize your blood sugar after you eat. and ensures that you burn calories.

Oranges

Citrus fruits like oranges and grapefruit are in low-sugar and contain an antioxidant that has been research has found to reduce insulin levels after eating a meal.

Pumpkin

Salmon

High in Omega-3’s and considered as a  lean protein. I just wish had the palette and culinary skill to appreciate this source of protein. At least on this, my cooking skills meet my grandmothers.

Soy

Studies have shown soy beans contain plant sterols that low chostesterol as much as statins.

Spinach

Tea (green or black)

If you want to get your metabolism revving, choose green tea over black tea or coffee. It’s phytochemicals properties flavonoids and antioxidants, specifically EGCG has a thermogenic properties, promoting fat oxidation. That means it helps burn the calories from the food you’re eating while you’re eating and digesting it.

Tomatoes

Turkey

Lean protein, like turkey helps curb hunger and ensure that the weight you lose is fat, not muscle. Having a higher lean muscle mass helps burn more calories on a daily basis, aiding in long-term weight control.

Walnuts

Yogurt

Probiotics in products that contain live bacteria,help digest foods properly. Low-fat or fat-free yogurt great source of protein and calcium, and researchers have found that eating yogurt as part of a reduced-calorie diet can help burn fat faster than going without. Just stay way from the low-fat or fat-free they packed with sugar.

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