Checklist of must-have items to increase your metabolism

By , on May 26, 2015

MANILA – Are there certain food items that may help increase metabolism?

Good thing, there is! The Global Healing Center suggests certain food items that may help speed up your body’s metabolism or the process of breaking down the food you eat and transforming them to energy.

Here’s a list of the items you must not forget to include in your grocery basket:

  1. Whole Grains

Whole grains speed of your body’ s metabolism by stabilizing your insulin levels. Oatmeal, brown rice and quinoa will provide the body a long lasting energy.


  1. Spices

A Canadian study cited by the Global Healing Center found that the use of spices helped people to burn up to 1,000 calories daily than those who are not using it.


  1. Apples and Pears

Apples can not just help keep the doctor away but also increase your metabolism. Researchers in Brazil have found that women who eat three apples or pears daily reduced weight faster than those who did not.


  1. Citrus Fruit

Citrus Fruits’ high amount of Vitamin C is a good source of components that help reduce insulin spikes.


  1. Broccoli

This is one of the best detox food to add to your list! It is rich in Calcuim, and vitamins C, K and A and also helps provide folate and dietary fiber in the body.