10 Fat-Burning Foods to Help Boost Metabolism and Overall Health

Quinoa and brown rice

Gomer recommends cooking up some of these whole grains, which are high in both fiber and protein that will help keep you fuller, longer.

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Lean proteins

Research shows that a high-protein diet is an effective and safe tool for weight loss and preventing obesity-related diseases.

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Cinnamon

Studies have found that cinnamon may mimic the activity of insulin, changing how carbohydrates and sugar are metabolized.

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Ginseng

Research has shown ginseng’s effectiveness against obesity by helping speed up your metabolism, burn more fat, and make you feel more energetic throughout the day.

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Ginger

Fresh ginger root is packed with beneficial nutrients and relaxes the intestinal tract, explains Dr. Petre. It also may help lower inflammation and cholesterol, improve digestion, provide general relaxation, and burn fat.

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Turmeric

Turmeric also contains an anti-inflammatory component, curcumin, that suppresses inflammatory messaging in many cells, including fat, pancreatic, and muscle cells.

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Kale

Kale earns its superfood status by being low in calories and packed with vitamins and minerals.

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Cucumber

Cucumbers’ most significant contributor to weight loss is their high water and low calorie contents.

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Chocolate

No, this is not a typo. According to Laura Cipullo, R.D., nutritionist and co-author of Diabetes Comfort Food Diet, chocolate can actually help keep your eating plan on track by preventing the “last supper” syndrome of binge eating.

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Beans

Beans are an important weight loss food, as they are not only versatile but will help you to feel full for hours due to their high content of insoluble fiber.

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