If you've been a little bad because of all the Christmas food, you're in good company. Many of us may gain weight this season due to excessive consumption of delicious but unhealthy delicacies.
Don't allow the number on the scale get you down when you know which meals can help speed up your metabolism and restore your health and fitness.
Prioritize protein-rich foods like skinless chicken, turkey, eggs, beans, fish, and low-fat dairy. Since they need more digestion than simple carbohydrates like spaghetti, potatoes, and breads, you should eat them.
Learn to enjoy the flavor of fiery red peppers so that you may use them in your cooking. Capsaicin, a component of these, has been shown to increase metabolic rate.
Red pepper flakes may be used in lieu of salt to add flavor, boost metabolism, and reduce water retention. Another easy approach to give meals some zip and aid is to use spicy sauce in cooking or as a condiment.
Catechins, found in green and oolong teas, have been shown to increase metabolic rate and hence may be beneficial to include in your diet.
Another effective strategy is to consume icy meals and drinks, which shock the body into burning more energy to compensate for the chill. Ten more calories will be burned automatically for every glass of cold water you consume.
If you have many glasses, the total might rise quickly! These ideas can get you off to a solid start. I think you'll find success if you give them some thought and give them a go.
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