9 Spices That Will Fire Up Your Metabolism

Learn which spices you should add to every meal and snack to fire up your fat-burning furnace!

9 Spices That Will Fire Up Your Metabolism

By Diana Kelly Levey

What if we told you that what you eat could help you burn more fat—even while you sit? Adding certain fat-burning ingredients to your diet can have a thermogenic effect on your body (simply put, it makes your body use up more energy to process the food you eat), igniting your metabolism so your body can burn more calories. Learn which spices you should add to every meal and snack to fire up your fat-burning furnace!


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Cinnamon

This brown bark helps regulate blood sugar by lowering fasting glucose levels, according to studies. Add a dash or two of cinnamon to your coffee or oatmeal in the morning to kick-start your body’s fat-burning sources for the day.

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