The compound capsaicin found in cayenne and other spicy peppers heats up the metabolism by increasing thermogenesis and calorie and fat burn after consumption.
Beans provide resistant starch to feed healthy gut bacteria linked to improved metabolic markers, easier weight loss and reduced belly fat.
Studies show apple cider vinegar increases fat burning, improves blood sugar regulation and suppresses fat production by influencing gene expression.
Wild salmon is preferable to farmed for its higher omega-3 content to balance inflammation along with selenium and astaxanthin which optimize metabolic function.
Sprouted grains are easier to digest while retaining their nutrition, fiber and protein for fat burning with less carbs and starch than regular grains.
Despite their fat and calorie load, raw nuts help control appetite hormones and blood sugar to promote fat burning thanks to protein, fiber and healthy fats.
Unroasted coffee beans provide chlorogenic acid, which research indicates may influence fat and sugar metabolism by lowering insulin levels and regulating blood sugar.