If you want to boost your metabolism, you need to include healing foods into your daily diet. Healing foods are naturally cleansing which is the key to effortless weight loss.
Excess weight will stay on your body if you have poor digestion, are dehydrated, eat more calories than you burn, don’t exercise regularly, have hormone issues, thyroid issues, leptin resistance, or have a buildup of toxins in your system.
Once you begin to heal your digestive system, remove toxins from your body, exercise, balance your hormones, heal your thyroid, and stay hydrated, your metabolism will heal and help you maintain your idea weight.
Healing foods are rich in all the nutrients your body needs to boost your metabolism and stay healthy.
Two of my favorite healing foods for boosting your metabolism include:
Coconut meat, virgin raw coconut oil, and the coconut milk from the coconut are all fantastic healing foods for a healthy metabolism. Coconut oil and the meat of coconuts contain medium-and short-chain fatty acids that the body immediately uses for energy production. Coconuts contain the fatty acids lauric acid, capric acid, and caprylic acid. This unique composition of coconut meat, coconut milk, and its oil will increase your metabolic rate and prevent coconut from being stored as fat when you eat it.
Beets are one of my favorite healing foods. They are a potent blood builder and they help remove toxins from the body. Beets are rich in key antioxidants, vitamin C, vitamin A, iron, calcium, magnesium, folate, and fiber which all work together to heal the body and boost your metabolism.
To find out the other 7 healing foods that I recommend adding into your daily diet for a healthy metabolism, visit Inspiyr for my guest post.
Roasted Beet Ginger Salad
Vegan, Paleo, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free
3 medium red beets—remove leaves, wash and dry
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Juice from ½ orange
1 teaspoon fresh ginger—grated
Unrefined salt—to taste
¼ cup of your favorite sprouted or raw nuts
1. Preheat oven to 275˚ F (135˚ C). Place the beets on top of parchment paper in a baking pan, sprinkle with salt, and roast in the oven for 2 to 3 hours or until tender when pierced with a knife.
2. Cool beets to room temperature and remove skin. Cut beets into cubes and place in a serving dish. Toss with olive oil, orange juice, ginger, and salt to taste.
3. Sprinkle beets with nuts of choice and serve immediately.
If you are eating really healthy foods but still having issues with your health and chronic inflammation, you need to find out if you have sensitivities or intolerances to the foods you’re eating. The foods which we put into our body on a daily basis can either help protect against sickness, inflammation, and aging or increase it.
That’s why it’s important for everyone to make food and lifestyle choices that enhance your health. The Alcat test that we offer is a very reliable way to find out exactly what foods, food additives, medicinal herbs, functional foods, food colorings, molds, and chemicals you have sensitivities to so you can eliminate them from your life and start to heal. Feel free to contact us if you want to learn more about this fantastic test.
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