Weight Loss

7 Metabolism Boosting Foods For Faster Weight-loss

Ever wonder how some people get to eat so much and yet never gain as much weight as other people would? You guessed it, metabolism. Your metabolic rate plays a huge part when it comes to weight-loss and a healthy body, in general. A faster metabolism means a faster digestion process and faster calorie burns, even when you’re inactive.

Even though your metabolism rate is partly ruled by genetics, you can still rev it up naturally by eating the right foods at the right time. Pack these ten power foods into your diet to give your metabolism the boost it needs to get you on your way to a fitter, toner and healthier you.

1. Spinach


The delicate texture and jade green colour of leafy green vegetables like spinach contain lots of nutrients which provide both mental and physical benefits like increased brain function, better memory and learning capacity, protect the brain from oxidative stress, prevent diseases like osteoporosis, heart disease, arthritis, colon cancer, high blood pressure, etc. In addition to all these benefits, it revs up your metabolism leading to an overall healthier lifestyle.

2. Turkey


This power food is extremely high in protein which is a major metabolism-booster and muscle-builder. It also contains various essential nutrients like folic acid, potassium and vitamins B, B1 and B6. These nutrients are known to protect against birth defects, cancer and heart disease, boost the immune system, and more.

3. Salmon


Salmon is a good source for lots of essential nutrients like omega 3 fatty acids, selenium, niacin, vitamin B12, phosphorus, magnesium and fatty acids. It is also very high in protein which promotes fat-burn and muscle-building although salmon is higher in calories than most whitefish. In addition, the omega-3s found in salmon have various cardiovascular benefits of their own such as helping to prevent the clogging of arteries, blood-clotting inside arteries and erratic heart rhythms, all of which are the preceding causes of heart attacks and strokes.

4. Almonds


Studies have shown that almonds provide the most healthy calories and macronutrients of all nuts. They is an excellent source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fat, vitamin E (an antioxidant) and fibre. Various studies have also proven that almonds can lower cholesterol levels as well as help prevent high blood pressure.

5. Whey Protein

Protein whey

This is the highest quality and best form of protein. It contains the perfect combinations of overall amino acids makeup and in just the right concentrations for optimal performance in the body. Whey protein boosts your immune system by acting as an antioxidant.

Independent studies have also proven that adequate whey protein consumption, coupled with exercise, results in weight-loss and more importantly, consistent muscle-building.

6. Oatmeal


The huge, plain slow-cooking oats are a great source of both soluble and insoluble fibre. Soluble fibre helps reduce bad cholesterol without lowering good cholesterol. It also slows down the digestion of starch which helps prevent insulin spikes that usually occur after a meal. Insoluble fibre attacks certain bile acids, reducing their toxicity. Oats are a good source of lots of nutrients including protein, vitamin E, zinc, selenium, copper, iron and magnesium.

7. Water


This isn’t really food but water can rev up our metabolism better than any food can. After all, almost two-thirds of our body weight is ‘water weight’. Our Muscles are 75% water, Blood is 83% water, bone is 22% water and the brain is 74% water. For this reason, our body cannot perform its vital processes if it is not properly hydrated. Eight glasses of water daily is recommended by experts for the optimal functioning of our bodily processes. Adequate water consumption also has other important benefits such as increased mental and physical performance, flushing out harmful toxins and waste products, decreased headaches and dizziness and keep your skin looking healthy and glowing.

Include the above-mentioned foods in your daily diet and enjoy a healthier and fitter body and an overall higher quality of life.


In order to rev up your metabolism, it is important to take in the necessary nutrients, (not too much of one particular food group), and exercise. Exercise has been known to speed up metabolism, and combined with a proper diet, you’ll be on your way to achieving a healthier version of you.

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