Our metabolism is like a car.  We need to give it the best fuel possible in order for it to run optimally.  As a foundation, that means feeding it clean, unprocessed foods as much as possible.  Throw out the sugar, preservatives, trans fats, artificial sweeteners, processed foods, refined grains and give your body nutrient rich foods such as grass-fed, wild caught proteins (salmon, poultry, beef, bison), smart starches (root vegetables, sprouted, gluten-free grains), antioxidant-rich veggies (peppers, carrots, onions, broccoli, cauliflower, tomatoes), low sugar fruits (strawberries, raspberries, cherries, green apples, pears), fulfilling fats

(avocado, olives, olive oil, coconut, coconut oil, 80% dark chocolate, nuts and seeds).  This should provide the majority of nutrients with which you fuel your body on a daily basis. 

However, there are a few well-studied "superfoods" that have documented benefits for our metabolism including the ability to quench inflammation, reduce...

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