17 Foods that Actually Boost Your Metabolism

1. Green Tea

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You likely already expected green tea on this list of naturally metabolism revving foods. OK, so it’s not technically a food, but a drink, you got me. However, this brew (along with green tea extract) is credited by numerous scientific studies with accelerating metabolism.

In addition to incorporating green tea into your weight loss efforts, 2012 research published by WedMD, found that the rich antioxidant content in an afternoon mug could help protect the body from disease-causing radicals, which have been linked to prostate and breast cancers.