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Saving Dinner
by Leanne Ely, Certified Nutrition Counselor

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As someone with a compromised thyroid, I am always interested in natural ways to boost my metabolism. And while it is true that exercise will do a metabolism good, there are a number of foods that will get your metabolism going in the right direction as well. What's not to love about that?

Here then is a list of my Top 10 Metabolism Boosting Foods:

1. Some Like It Hot
Chilis, cayenne pepper, salsa - just add some picante to your meals and watch your metabolism climb, perhaps as much as 20%! Who knew a spicy burrito (make it with lean protein and easy on the cheese!) could work wonders?

2. Berry Interesting

With their high fiber content, berries have the distinction of giving you less calories than you'd normally eat! Add to that their natural sugar content that nicely satisfies a sweet tooth, berries need to be on everyone's shopping lists!

3. Fishing for Compliments
Once again, wild salmon makes the list with its abundant omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acid not only increases your metabolism, but it increases energy levels too and makes your skin positively glow!

4. A High Celery
When I was in high school, we ate celery to lose weight before cheerleading competitions. We were on to something way back then. Celery is one veggie that uses more energy to digest and absorb it than the calories you get from eating it. Put some celery sticks in your lunchbox this week!

5. Pucker Up
By adding a tablespoon of ...    Continue

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