What foods can increase metabolism?

This question is about Nutrition

Sarah Achleithner

Chili peppers, coffee, tea, ginger, cacao, beans, legumes, apple cider vinegar, and water have all been shown to impact metabolism [









However, while these foods may slightly increase your metabolic rate, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you will lose weight by eating them; rather, they can serve as a complementary addition to a healthful, balanced diet.

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