Farmer’s markets are the place to be in the summer. From seasonal foods, healthy eats, organic options, foods that are better on the environment, and foods that are good for your metabolism. Hitting the summer farmer’s markets is even fun for the whole family! They have become a staple in many communities, they are an event of their own. Far from the boring grocery store experience.
Ready to maximize your results in the kitchen and in the gym? Let’s use food to eat our way to an efficient metabolism for losing or maintaining weight with these top picks!
Here are 10 foods to boost metabolism that you can find at your local Farmer’s Market:
- Hot peppers & jalapenos
- Cruciferous vegetables – broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts.
- Greens – always greens
- Cabbage – and make some kimchi for some gut health too!
These foods will help you boost your metabolism, but let’s touch on a few other “rules” you can follow to help boost your metabolism even more.
Eat Enough Food.
As we age our metabolism changes and our initial answer to that is to eat less. But that is not the solution. Skipping meals will result in your body storing fat, while eating less will require to you continue to eat less to maintain your weight. So let’s meet in the middle. Eat enough foods, make those foods full of nutrition, and don’t skip meals.
This is the number one rule, and the one a lot of people struggle to achieve. Maintaining hydration helps to keep your metabolism running properly.
Start the day off strong with a breakfast. This helps to kickstart your metabolism for the day and by skipping breakfast you are doing your metabolism a disservice. Grab some oats, a non-dairy yogurt or a super green smoothie. We could write a whole article on how eating breakfast is great for your health, metabolism, and weight loss goals.
Let us know your favorite metabolism boosting foods!