11 Everyday Foods That Can Supercharge Your Metabolism

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Most of them are lying in your kitchen right now!

We are what we eat , and going by popular research our weight loss is determined seventy percent of what we eat and thirty percent by our exercise regimen. Food that boosts our metabolism can play a crucial part in determining an effective diet plan to help shed off those kilos faster to a thinner and more fabulous looking you.

1.  Oatmeal :  Oatmeal in breakfast is a great way to boost metabolism and aid weight loss. Eat some for breakfast , as a snack or make oats rotis for dinner.

2. Green Tea : Packed with anti-oxidants , this refreshing drink can be found in all our homes and is great for the metabolism. Have a cup before your meals for an even greater effect.


3. Yogurt : Always a part of the balanced Pakistani diet , yogurt is full of calcium and protein , gives you energy and helps build lean muscle. It is also great for debloating and healthy digestion to aid weight loss.

4. Almonds : This super charged nut can be found in almost all our kitchens and makes for a healthy and tasty metabolism boosting snack. Being rich in protein they also help the body to burn calories . Sprinkle some into your salads and smoothies for a tasty pick me up as well.


5. Coffee : Known in ancient times as drink of the gods, caffeine rich coffee can help give energy , curb hunger pangs and boost the metabolism. It is most effective when consumed black without any milk or sugar.


 6. Apples : Apart from keeping the doctor away , this is the ideal and most delicious food to speed up metabolism and aid weight loss. However , it is most effective when eaten by itself or added to salads and smoothies.
7. Spinach : Organic green leafy vegetables like spinach provide iron to support healthy blood which is the key to optimal cellular metabolic energy.
8. Beans : These nutrition powerhouses are also key to keeping metabolism moving efficiently . Packed with lean protein and fibre , they also keep you feeling full and reduce cravings. Being a staple in Pakistani food , beans can be easily incorporated in a balanced diet and everyday meals.
9. Broccoli : This super vegetable contains calcium , vitamin C and fibre which increases the Thermal Effect of Food to boost your metabolism after eating.
10. Cinnamon : Also a common spice , cinnamon is a detoxifier and also helps regulate the metabolism of sugar and carbohydrates. Have a cup of hot water with a stick of cinnamon or add to your tea , coffee and gravies to get your cinni fix.
11. Grapefruit : This contains an anti oxidant that the helps keep insulin in check and increase calorie burn . Grapefruit is the ideal breakfast food or snack to aid weight loss.

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Amna Kazi

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