For several years it’s a known fact that consuming a diet high in Omega-3 fatty acids is a sure way to increase your metabolism and energy levels. Here are 6 foods that you need to incorporate in your meal plans in order to lift your metabolism:
1. Fatty Fish
Fish is a high-protein, low-fat food that provides a range of health benefits. Fish that are high in omega-3s, low in environmental contaminants and eco-friendly include: wild salmon from Alaska (fresh, frozen and canned), Arctic char, Atlantic mackerel, sardines. Eating fatty fish may play a beneficial role in reducing depression, helping maintain cardiovascular health and halting mental decline in older people.
2. Nuts & Seeds
Nuts and seeds such as almonds, walnuts, pistachios, pecans, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, and peanuts all contain plenty of healthful nutrients. Just a handful provides an effective punch of vitamins, minerals and fats, all of which cooperate to influence your heart, your brain and maintain the normal structure of every cell in your body.
Reach for dried red beans and make your favourite and healthier Mexican meal at home. Kidney beans keep insulin levels in check so you feel full for longer, and also you will be less inclined to snack.
Raspberries, blueberries, strawberries and blackberries are a naturally sweet and juicy snack. All berries are rich in micronutrients, polyphenols that reduce the body’s absorption of fats. They are a great source sof fiber, a nutrient important for a healthy digestive system. Eating blueberries may help your memory!
5. Citrus fruits
Oranges, grapefruit, tangerines, limes, and lemons are all rich in vitamin C which helps destroy free radicals in your body and provide a radiant glow to your skin. Also, they are a well known aid in fat burning and boosting the metabolism.
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