Top Foods That Boost Up Your Metabolism, Now Lose Weight Faster

Top Foods That Boost Up Your Metabolism, Now Lose Weight Faster

By Ankita Gupta Sehgal  on: 03 January 2017
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Originally Published at Nutrition Matters

Tired trying different things? Disappointed with your heavy weight? Tried self control on food intake but still got negligible results? Blame it on your Slow Metabolism!

Don't Worry, You%u2019re not alone.

In fact, you may be one of the millions suffering a chronic, undiagnosed health issue. It%u2019s called hypothyroidism: a condition that pumps the brakes on your metabolism because the master gland%u2014your thyroid%u2014isn%u2019t functioning at its prime.


Many things can put you at risk for a sluggish thyroid, some of which you cannot control, like family history. Fortunately, you can control how and what you eat. And new research shows certain foods have proven potential in helping to improve thyroid health and boost the effectiveness of your metabolism master. 


Here are a few food you can consume to fasten your Metabolism:



You%u2019ll need about four pieces of whole fruit daily to reap the benefits. Grapefruits, oranges and peaches are all good sources, but since most pectin is found in the fibrous pith and peel, whole apples are one of the best



Your car runs on gasoline, and your thyroid runs on iodine. Insufficient levels of the element inhibit the production of metabolism-regulating thyroid hormones; and since your body doesn%u2019t make it, it%u2019s an essential part of your diet. 

Just two tablespoons of brown seaweed, or a few rolls of sushi every week will meet your need.


Hot Peppers

Eating hot peppers not only speeds up your metabolism, it also reduces cravings. This is related to its capsaicin content, a compound that stimulates the body%u2019s pain receptors, temporarily increasing blood circulation and metabolic rate. A strong pepper can actually stimulate up to 25% higher metabolic rate. 

Whole Grains: Brown Rice / Oat Meals

Whole grains help us in stabilizing our Insulin Levels. This is because of the large quantity of complex carbohydrates and nutrients which stabilizes body insulin levels and also speeds up the metabolism. 



High in calcium, Broccoli is also extraordinarily high in vitamins C, K and A.

One serving of broccoli will also provide you with plenty of folate and dietary fiber, plus a variety of antioxidants. Broccoli is also one of the best detox foods you can add to your diet. Read: Why is Broccoli called a Wonder Plant? 



Green Tea


Scientifically proven, that the Green Tea extract can notably boost the metabolism, as well as offers a variety of other health benefits.

Green tea is quite tasty and it%u2019s also enriched with antioxidants that actively fight harmful intruders inside our body!





Spices are one of the best ways you can keep your metabolic rates at higher rates. The more effective are the more aromatic spices such as black pepper, mustard seeds, powdered onion and ginger. A study found that using spices enabled people to burn up to 1,000 more calories daily than those not incorporating spices into their diet.


Vitamin D Enriched Foods

A deficiency of vitamin D can slow down our metabolism levels. The best source of Vitamin D is Sunlight, but because of our lifestyle, since we dont really get enough of it, we should consume more of foods like:  fish, eggs, tofu, soya milk and mushrooms. These fulfill the body requirements for Calcium and them keep up the metabolism levels in the body. 


Don't Miss, How Vitamin D help your body in various ways. 



Oily fish are packed with omega-3 fatty acids which can increase your metabolism significantly. Fish oil can increase the levels of fat burning enzymes in your body.


Nuts & Seeds

Dry fruits are a powerhouse of energy. Nuts like almonds, Brazil nuts, walnuts and pistachios have numerous health advantages. Nuts are great sources of protein. Since protein has a high thermic effect your body will have to burn more fats to digest these. Seeds like sunflower seeds and flax seed also help in lifting your metabolism.

For those of you who have a sluggish metabolic rate, a slight change in your lifestyle can do wonders. It is seen that regular exercise builds up the basal metabolic rate. Walking and running can prove to be beneficial but there is nothing like strength training. As one loses fat and builds up lean muscles, metabolism gets a significant boost.


So, what changes would you make to your daily diet? Know a friend who has a slow metabolism rate? share this with your friends and leave your feedback below. 


Consult a dietician today to help you manage your diet better with easy and fully customized diet plans starting from Rs. 2000 per month. 




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