It seems like everyone around you is losing weight, but you just can’t seem to drop those extra pounds. You exercise, diet and count calories, but your weight loss plan is failing. How can you jump start your diet for fast weight loss? Eat more often and eat foods that will stimulate your metabolism.
Kick your metabolism in to high gear by keeping your diet simple. Too many choices can lead to over eating because you want to try all the different flavors. Stick with a few foods and recipes that you like and that are low in fat, but high in nutrients. Cook at home and eat raw vegetables often.
Eat more frequently. Instead of eating three large meals every day, eat six small meals. Your metabolism will slow down when hours pass between meals. Eating small meals more frequently will stimulate your metabolism so that you burn fat all day long. Healthy snacks throughout the day will also keep you from feeling hungry so that you eat less at dinner time. Add spices to your food. Spicy foods can stimulate your metabolism by as much as 20 percent or more. Red pepper and chili peppers added to foods increase flavor to your diet. Eat more protein at meal times. Protein stimulates your metabolism because it takes twice as many calories to digest protein as it does to digest carbohydrates and fats. Add some low fat, lean meats, fish, nuts, beans and eggs to your