Who doesn't want to boost their metabolism? Adding these foods to your weekly meals will enhance calorie expenditure and promote weight loss/maintenance of a healthy weight.
Almonds - Monounsaturated fats lower insulin levels. Also promotes satiety which will decrease intake.
Artichokes - Contains cyanarin, a compound that stimulates digestion, reduces blood glucose and enhances weight loss.
Beans - Consumption will increase cholecystokinin, a digestive hormone that naturally suppresses appetite.
Coffee - Promotes fat oxidation and a short term increasing in metabolic rate.
Grapefruits - Decreases insulin levels. Low insulin levels enable your body to process food at a quicker rate.
Green Tea - Contains the chemical EGCG that stimulates the nervous system and increases calorie expenditure.
Salmon - High leptin levels are correlated with slow metabolism and weight gain. Salmon consumption will lower leptin.
Yogurt - Regulates digestive tract and allows bacteria to process foods more efficiently. Also contains calcium which is essential for weight loss.