Good news, it may sound too good to be true but certain foods can fire up your metabolism, spark hormones that release fat and flush out toxins giving you loads of energy whilst shedding unwanted winter weight.
These top 10 fresh foods are known for boosting metabolism, energy flow and giving you an all-over feeling of wellness.
Known for activating the thryroid hormone, salmon gives you a faster metabolism. Also rich in Omega 3’s salmon helps improve insulin sensitivity reducing fat from the waistline.
A triple fat burner, who knew? The monounsaturated fat found in avocados plumps up cell membranes which boosts the fat burning hormones and switches off the body’s fat storage hormones. Avocados also boost metabolism by protecting energy producing cells from free radical damage.
Flush out floating body fats with beetroot, they are a strong diuretic as well as containing iron and chlorine that cleanse blood cells and lymph nodes that contain fat deposits.
Used for centuries as a natural appetite suppressant, ginger is a healthy way to reduce appetite. Research has shown ginger can boost the metabolism by 20% also helping the body burn more fat.
Super tasty but also super healthy, pineapple contains an enzyme called bromelain that promotes brown fat in the body which boosts fat burning, helps digestion and reduces bloating. The Vitamin B (thiamine) found in pineapples fires up the metabolism by helping burn carbohydrates leading to weight loss.
Super low in calories, tomatoes help you feel full for longer. They are also full of fibre and antioxidants to keep things moving and flushing out of your system.
Packed with water cucumbers are great for hydrating as well as being a natural diuretic which reduces bloating and helps the body rid itself of toxins. Very low in calories and full of vitamins, fibre and nutrients, cucumbers are the perfect snack for when you are watching your weight.
A ritual used by models and celebrities all over the world, lukewarm water with a half or whole lemon squeezed in first thing every morning gives your metabolism and digestive system a big boost so everything gets going and keeps going all throughout the day.
High in Vitamin B, asparagus is great for boosting metabolism. It also works well as a diuretic helping flush out antioxidants and aiding a reduction in bloating.
Containing very little calories and packed full of fibre, strawberries help move everything through your digestion track helping on your weight loss journey. Best of all they look and taste great.