We all follow some or other diet to lose weight. We also have our way of counting calories. Our best effort is to increase metabolism in some way so that weight can be reduced. However, all our efforts go in vain because we think that only increasing metabolism will lead to weight loss, which is a misconception. Metabolism is more than just the consumption of calories, it has to do with all the chemical reactions that take place in your body.

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Today in this article, you will know what kind of changes in diet can increase metabolism and reduce weight -

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  1. How food increases metabolism and reduces weight?
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Doctors for Changing Your Eating Habits To Lose Weight

Although metabolism can be increased to some extent through all types of food, there are some everyday food items, which increase the rate of your metabolism and help in reducing calories. Provided, of course, that you remain active in physical activities. Come, let us know in detail about these foods -

Dark chocolate

Delicious dark chocolate is undoubtedly one of the best options to increase your metabolism. Researchers say that if you eat 40 grams of dark chocolate a day, it will not only boost your metabolism but also improve your digestive system. However, milk and white chocolate do not have any such benefits.

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Spice food

Studies show that piperine and capsaicin (the biological compound that gives chili peppers their pungency) help increase the body's metabolism.

However, when it comes to controlling weight, spicy food is a problem. Spicy foods increase your metabolism, but their taste also tempts you to eat more. If you can control your food cravings, then spicy food can be a good option for a weight loss plan.

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Proper hydration is one of the basic requirements of good health. Experts suggest that drinking 8-10 glasses of water per day will increase your daily energy demands by at least 400 joules.

Along with this, if you want to speed up your metabolism, drink cold water instead. Some researchers say that when you drink cold water, your body can use the energy to warm the water to a normal temperature before it can use it. However, this concept has not been fully proven yet, on which efforts are continuing.

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Coffee increases carbohydrate and fat metabolism in your body for a short period. Scientists found that a single cup of coffee can increase the metabolic rate for up to 3 hours. However, it is worth noting that even a portion of coffee can have many side effects.

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Protein-free diet

It takes more energy to burn protein than it does to burn carbs and fat. Therefore, if you include protein-rich foods in your diet, your metabolism will naturally increase. If you are a vegetarian, eat more and more peanutssoybeanscottage cheese (paneer), and legumes. Apart from this, if you are a non-vegetarian, then you can include more lean meat (meat without fat) in your diet.

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If someone is thinking of reducing weight, then he must know about the eating habits mentioned here. This will not only improve the metabolism process but will also help in reducing weight, as well as good health. Apart from this, it is also necessary to do yoga, exercise, and meditation daily.

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