While there are no short foods to single-handedly make you shed the weight you want to lose, certain foods have natural metabolism-boosting or energy-enhancing properties over others. These are known as foods with a high thermic effect.
So if you’re hoping to lose weight or harness more pep in your steps, the following foods with a high thermic effect may help you achieve your goals when combined with a healthy diet and regular exercise…
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You likely already expected green tea on this list of naturally metabolism-revving foods. OK, so it’s not technically a food, but a drink, you got me. However, this brew (along with green tea extract) is credited by numerous scientific studies with accelerating metabolism.
In addition to incorporating green tea into your weight loss efforts, WebMD found that the rich antioxidant content in green tea may prevent cell damage.