15 Foods To Boost Your Metabolism

green salad with spinach, aragula, romaine lettuceLow on energy? Mix and match these metabolism boosting foods to give your body’s engine the fuel it needs to burn, baby, burn!

Almonds: Though high in calories, when eaten in moderation these nuts are a great source of unsaturated fats (keeping you fuller longer) and rich in protein, causing your body to burn more calories following consumption.

Asparagus: This veggie is a nutrient powerhouse. Whether grilled or tossed into a salad, you’ll nab the benefits of 4 grams of protein per cup, all for 30 calories. Not to mention, one serving is loaded with as much as 73 percent of your recommended daily value of vitamin C, 180 percent of your vitamin K and 61 percent of your folate.

Avocado: Avocado contains all 9 essential amino acids, plus heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids (found in fish like salmon, tuna and halibut) necessary for reducing inflammation and lowering risk of chronic diseases such as arthritis and heart disease. Did we mention this fruit is also packed with 2 grams of protein per half?