10 foods to increase metabolism and speed up weight loss

October 07,2023

By Dr. Upasna Nagpal

Soaked almonds

Starting your day with soaked almonds can provide boost to metabolism

Copper vessel water

Research confirms that copper helps in burning fat. Copper water can ease digestion process as it helps break down the accumulated fat. Have copper vessel water early in the morning

Protein rich breakfast

People on high protein diet may lose more weight than those who are not Include milk, eggs, paneer, soy, lentils in your diet to speed up your metabolism.

Black pepper

You can add black pepper to salads, soups and curries to get your regular dose of piperine which has thermogenic properties.

A warm glass of water

Drinking a warm glass of water every hour can increase your metabolism


Adding a pinch of cinnamon in your green tea can help increase antioxidants which in turn aids metabolism

Physical activity

Include both cardiovascular workouts like walking, jogging, cycling 30-40 minutes daily with 3-4 hours/week of strength training (weight lifting). 8. Cardamom tea


Intermittent fasting has been found to be quite effective in boosting metabolism and losing weight. Maintain a gap of 14-12 hours between last and first meal.

Ajwain saunth laddoo

This can be made with dry ginger powder, ajwain seeds and jaggery. All ingredients need to be converted to powder. Small bowls are prepared, and one can be consumed before lunch or dinner.

Cardamom tea

Having cardamom tea post lunch can be highly effective in boosting your metabolism. It also improves digestion and aids in the reduction of belly fat.