Infographic: Metabolism Boosting Foods (Vegetarian)

This infographic, entitled "Metabolism Boosting Foods! (Vegetarian)" lists 23 foods that are commonly thought to increase an individual's metabolic rate and aid in weight loss, including that stubborn belly fat.

A person's metabolic rate refers to the amount of energy (calories) expended by the individual and depends on many factors including his or her activity level, age, gender, height and weight.

Most of the foods listed in this infographic (with the notable exception of eggs and yogurt) contain good amounts of dietary fiber, which is considered a key component in successful weight loss.

Related:  Dietary Fiber for Weight Loss

There is much disagreement among the experts as to whether or not eggs and dairy aid in weight loss.  There is certainly a lot of conflicting information on this issue.

Some studies indicate that eggs and dairy in the diet may confer small weight loss benefits in the short-term.  Those studies have been disputed.  But, even the findings in those studies are true, are the negligible weight loss benefits worth the long-term health risks of consuming animal products?

Related:
Eat These Foods to Get Rid of Your Stubborn Belly Fat
15 Foods that Boost Metabolism
Top 10 Foods for a Speedy Metabolism

Further Reading:
Dairy and Weight Loss
USDA, Dairy Industry End Dairy-Weight Loss Advertisements
Diary Products Won't Make You Skinny, Evidence Says

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