FRIENDS, there is a way to lose weight and you don’t even have to go to the gym for it.
See, according to some of the best trainers in the world (and biology) your diet and food intake is basically half of the losing weight game. If you eat the right foods at the right times, your body itself starts regulating your khaana, kickstarting your metabolism!
With this list of foods, you can start losing weight without the horrors of dieting and the even scarier thought of actually going to the gym
1. Hot peppers
Eating anything spicy like hot peppers directly boost metabolism and circulation. Oh and after you’ve had some of these spicy foods, you won’t even find yourself hungry for more since they reduce hunger and cravings. NOT BAD, NAI?
Types of peppers: Jalapeno, habenero, cayenne.
2. Whole Grains
Good ole’ whooOooole grains. These complex carbs are the best kinds of carbs. They provide long lasting energy and speed up your metabolism so basically, a win-win. Be careful though, these babies should be taken in a balanced way, nothing of too much is good for you!
Types of whole grains: Rice and oatmeal.
Yes we know, all those childhood memories of hating any kind of green things are suddenly flashing before your eyes but friends, broccoli is best. High in a NUMBER of vitamins, broccoli is one of the best things to add to your diet. Promise. Love you.
Types of broccoli: Lol, the green kind
Tis the season of soup and lovely enough, tis the way to lose weight also. Thanks to it’s liquid state and filling properties, soup is the perfect thing to eat (drink?) to reduce hunger and in turn, quicken your metabolism.
Types of soup: Any kinds! It is good to stay away from the creamy stuff though, that can be heavy ~
5. Green tea
YuUuUuUMmy. Green tea is one of the best ways to regulate your metabolism. Not only does it significantly boost it, but also provides a ton of different health benefits! It’s a win-win-win.
Types of green tea: Any! Just be careful in adding in too much sugar, that could take away the purpose. A great substitute is honey.
6. Apples and pears
Fruits are great and all but studies show that these two specific ones are exceptionally great in boosting metabolism. Annnnnd they’re delicious. Yum.
Just as Mama, and every other person on the planet says, water is sOooOoo good for you. For the face, the hair, the everything – in addition, water is also a metabolism booster. Who knew!? Well, Mama did.
Another lovely complex carb, lentils are a great source of iron. They support oxygen to the rest of the body annnnnd are key to provide a quick metabolism!
Types of lentils: Basically any and every kind of daal.
9. Lean cuts of meat
Lean cuts of meat can increase the burning of calories up to 30%! Socho, that’s a lot of calories burning with a whole lot of meat. YUM.
Types of lean meats: Skinless chicken, turkey and red meat.
10. Citrus fruits
Fruits like grapefruit are known to increase the rate of your metabolism annnnnnd the speed of burning calories. And who doesn’t love eating sour fruits? It’s basically like eating sour candy. YUM.
Types of citrus fruits: Grapefruit, lemons and maltay, mousami, keenu all are good citrus fruits.
When paired with a healthy lifestyle and metabolism boosting foods, coffee is a great way of quickening the body’s ability to burn calories. Of course, be careful not to drink too much.
Because of the iodine content, seaweed is a great metabolism booster. The iodine will produce the thyroid hormone and this hormone is very helpful in boosting metabolism.
Warning! Having too much iodine in your diet can cause iodine poisoning so, take it easy on the seaweed! Three times a week max, okay friends?
Yeah, we’re not kidding here. Raw cocoa contains a ton of magnesium which helps to support healthy glucose levels which in turn pushes for a healthy and quick metabolism! WIN WIN.
Types of chocolate: Raw cocoa, dark chocolate (at least 70%)
So there ya have it folks, 10 of the best foods to eat to boost your metabolism. Now, this isn’t an excuse to not work out and be fit.
As I said in the beginning, it is HALF of the game when it comes to losing weight. A healthy and active lifestyle is the other half! SO make sure to be smart when it comes to downsizing, it’s the right way to do it.