Top 10 Foods to Boost Your Metabolism

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Watching what you eat has become a way of life. You’re constantly counting calories and analyzing labels in hopes that what you’re eating won’t negatively impact the scale later. But with these metabolism-boosting foods, worrying about your weight can be a thing of the past. They’ve actually been proven to help boost your metabolism, meaning you can eat and burn fat at a higher rate at the same time. Ready to start snacking? Here are ten foods guaranteed to rev up your metabolism.

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1. Egg whites

According to Health, egg whites have a lot of branched-chain amino acids, which keep your metabolism ready to go. As an added bonus, they’re also packed with protein and vitamin D, making them an ideal, go-to choice.

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2. Oatmeal

“If you’re looking to jumpstart your metabolism, start your morning off with a bowl of oatmeal. This super food is rich in fat soluble fiber, which requires a lot of calories to break down,” writes Fit Day. The perks don’t end there, though: Oatmeal also helps decrease your cholesterol levels and reduce your risk of heart disease.

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