How to Increase Metabolism Naturally

Written by Veneta   
Thursday, 07 July 2011 15:12

Foods to Speed Up Meatabolism

 

The question of how to increase metabolism naturally chili_peppersmade me write this article and give you some usefull information from my own experience.

Briefly metabolism is body's ability to reproduce itself, maintain and get energy out by burning fat. Our body needs the right nutrients in order to metabolize properly. Metabolism never stops but there are some factors that can slow it down.

I would like to mention the major reasons: lack of sleep, toxicity, stress and poor nutritional habits.

Natural metabolism boosters such as drinks and foods to help you burn excess fat better:

Green tea is part of the Asian culture for more than 4000 years ago. It's been used as a natural medicine and enjoyable drink since then. Green tea speeds up 4% metabolism without increasing heart rate. The content of antioxidants made it preferable beverage now days.

Coffee has been a part of our life since 15th century. It’s a fantastic antioxidant. Caffeine is non calorie thermogenic agent. There are some controversial theories over coffee.

Like anything else you shouldn’t over consume it. I just know that coffee is a natural pesticide. I do sip a cup of Turkish coffee every morning. Studies show that if taken before meal caffeine increases metabolism.

Another thing about this great beverage is that after good meal it alkalizes your body.

I don’t recommend it if you have iron deficiency.

Chili peppers have been part of human diet over 7000 years BC. Capsaicin boosts metabolism and body temperature. The active chemical in chili peppers stimulates the cells to convert energy into heat.

Peppers are great source of potassium, iron, vitamin C, vitamin B and magnesium. Capsaicin has an enormous antioxidant power. Red chilies have high amount of fibers as well which is beneficial in terms of internal cleansing.

Pop corn is my #1 choice for fiber content. If you pop it in the old style without any flavor with a bit of salt you will not suffer from constipation. A cup of pop corn fills you up especially at night time.

Cinnamon aids digestion. Well known fact is the positive effect of cinnamon by lowing blood sugar level which helps boosting metabolism. It’s highly recommended antioxidant which decreases the urge to smoke. The essential oil in cinnamon can naturally preserve food from bacterial growth.

By chewing cinnamon you can fight overeating. The unique aroma of this spice has made people adding it to drinks and foods.

Almonds are rich in vitamin E, magnesium, iron, calcium, potassium, dietary fibers, carbohydrates and essential fatty acids. Due to their high nutritional value almond nuts can help in increasing energy, strengthening bones, preventing colon cancer and lowring risk of heart disease.

Acai Berry is known as #1 supperfood with its antioxidant properties. Discovered by Brazillian elite this fruite has helped thousands of people to increase their energy level, boost metabolism naturally and reduce their food cravings.

By following my nutritional tricks you can't fail. These are the best foods to speed up metabolism I've known.

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