These super foods will help boost your metabolism and they are very healthy. If you could eat to lose weight too often.
Grapefruit. Grapefruit contains naringenin, an antioxidant that researchers at Scripps Clinic in California have found that helps the body use insulin efficiently, keeping your blood sugar balanced and helps burn calories. Scientists are still figuring out how grapefruit help you lose weight.
Tuna. Either canned or fresh tuna is full of fatty acids that stimulate the production of leptin, a hormone that increases the feeling of fullness, which will help you stop eating sooner. It also speeds up your metabolism, other good choices include salmon, mackerel, herring and sardines.
Grains. Oatmeal is substantial and will help delay hunger. Besides whole grains require more energy to digest, so your body burns more calories when you consume.
Green tea. Contains epigallocatechin, which stimulates the nervous system without raising your heartbeat. The Journal of Nutrition reported that people who drink green tea and exercise regularly burn more calories than those who exercise, but do not consume tea. Three cups a day can burn up 80 calories.
Hot peppers. A chemical called capsaicin in jalapenos, habaneros and cayenne help burn calories. Research has shown that spicy foods can increase your metabolism by up to 25% after three hours of intake.