Did you know there are certain foods that work with your metabolism and help speed up the rate in which it metabolises the food you eat. If you have a fast working metabolism it means your body can use the energy as fuel and not store it as fat. Below are just 5 of many different foods that will help work with your metabolism. Try including these foods with your daily diet.
Whole grains - Body burns twice as many calories breaking these foods down, such as oats which is rich in fibre compared to processed foods.
Lean meats- Protein from turkey/chicken/beef has a high thermogenic effect which means your body will burn calories just digesting the food.
Green tea - A compound within the tea, catechins that could help burn belly fat. Aim for 3-4 cups a day.
Hot peppers - Capsaicin, the compound found in chillies heats up the body which in turn elevates the metabolism.
Cinnamon - Add 1/4 - 1 teaspoon of this spice to your cereal, yoghurt or marinades and this will help blood sugar get into the cells and be used as energy, resulting in less stored fat.