What should I include in my diet to help boost my metabolism?

JJ Virgin
Health Education
In order to boost your metabolism, incorporating lemons, cayenne pepper and coconut into your diet can make an impact. In this video, nutrition & fitness expert JJ Virgin explains why these particular foods are helpful for boosting metabolism.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Digesting high-fiber green vegetables is an easy way to make your metabolism work harder, and it can kill cravings for unhealthy foods. Likewise, your body burns twice as many calories by digesting proteins than it does when digesting carbs. Add more protein to your diet with two fish-based meals per week. Packed with protein, fish such as halibut or salmon also contains omega-3 fatty acids, which increase fat-burning enzymes in the body.

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