When it comes to losing pounds (kilos), some are willing to try everything. What methods could actually help speed up the metabolism and increase calorie consumption, and which in fact are not as effective? Check out what experts say.
One research has shown that there is no significant difference in the functioning of the metabolism between those who eat breakfast every day, and those who ‘are fasting’ until noon. On the other hand, some studies have shown that people who regularly eat breakfast are healthier and leaner. The authors believe that is probably because they generally care for healthy meals and regular exercise. Well, breakfast is definitely a healthy habit, so just hold on to it and start every day with a wholesome meal.
The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that chili actually accelerate the metabolism and assist in losing about 50 calories more per day. For this we can thank capsaicin. The number might not be as high as we would like, but we see no reason why not to enjoy this small savory habit. Of course, you should not eat chili on pizza because there will not be any impact.
A good reason why it is wise to switch to green. Ingredient of green tea, compound called catechin, can help burn fat. A Japanese study showed that 2-4 cups of green tea per day accelerate the metabolism for 4%. Another good feature of green tea – helps to overcome hunger.
Why proteins? Because the body for digestion of foods that contain a lot of protein and little fat (such as lean chicken and fish) consume a lot of energy. Foods that contain a lot of protein also contain amino acids that are necessary for growing your muscles. And as we know, muscles are the main fat burners.
At the end, exercising is always the best choice. A positive effect on the metabolism is guaranteed. However, if you include a high intense interval training with weights in your routine, you will be spending the next 24 hours 452 more calories.