8 Metabolism Boosting Drinks To Tone Your Body

If you are on the lookout for a healthy way to shed some pounds, then starving yourself with crash diets or killing yourself at the gym are not ideal solutions. What if we tell you that you can lose weight in a tasty and nutritious way? The key is to enhance your metabolism, which would in turn burn your body fat much faster, giving you the body of your dreams. High metabolism would make sure you can work out longer, and eat almost anything you want, without gaining weight. Here are 8 super healthy drinks that can boost your metabolism.

1. Choco Coffee Smoothie

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Yes, you can lose weight without having to give up on your beloved chocolate. This smoothie would be ideal if you work out regularly and have plans to up your protein intake. The caffeine present in chocolate and coffee will boost your metabolism, and also keep you in good spirits.

Ingredients

-2 tsp of unsweetened cocoa powder
-½ cup of

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oats
-½ tbsp of coffee
-½ liter of skimmed milk
-¼ cup of amaranth (type of cereal)
-1 tbsp of honey (or based on preference)

How To Make

-Blend all ingredients together until smooth.
-Refrigerate if required and consume 1 hour before the workout.

2. Very Berry Smoothie

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The key to losing weight lies in strengthening your muscles and burning fat faster. This strawberry smoothie filled with the goodness of fiber, antioxidants, and protein will make sure your body is up and running like a well-oiled machine.

Ingredients

-1 cup of strawberries
-¼ cup of flax seeds
-1 cup of natural yogurt
-½ liter of skimmed milk
-½ cup of oats

How To Make

-Grind the flax seeds.
-Mix all ingredients together and blend until smooth.
-Refrigerate if required and consume in the morning or an hour before your workout.

3. Lemony Peppermint Green Tea

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This brew infused with the

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goodness of both green tea and peppermint is perfect for giving your metabolism a push. Green tea has the ability to oxidize fat, while the other ingredients like lemon and mint can enhance your metabolism and protect your muscles from wear-and-tear.

Ingredients

-1 big jar
-7 cups of green tea
-A handful of freshly picked mint leaves
-A few slices of lemon

How To Make

-Pour 7 cups of green tea into the jar.
-Add the mint leaves and lemon slices and stir well.
-Place the jar in the refrigerator and consume a glass every day for the rest of the week.

4. Fruit Smoothie

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Fruits are filled with fiber and vitamins that will fill you with energy and help melt away your fat. This smoothie is a great way to eliminate toxins and free radicals from your body and spike up your metabolism.

Ingredients

-2 slices of pineapple
-½ glass of water
-2 squeezed grapefruits
-1 cup of raspberries

How To Make

-Blend all ingredients together until smooth.
-Drink

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it before or while you work out.

5. Awesome Apple Smoothie

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Consuming an apple per day can indeed have numerous health benefits, some of which happen to be shooting up your metabolism and detoxifying your system. The high pectin content in apples can also reduce the number of fat cells your body can absorb.

Ingredients

-1 chopped apple
-½ cup of almonds
-½ liter of skimmed milk
-A pinch of cinnamon
-1 cup of natural yogurt
-1 tbsp of honey

How To Make

-Blend all ingredients together until smooth.
-Refrigerate if required and consume before the workout.

6. Spicy Green Tea Concoction

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Why not get the best out of green tea by adding some spices to it? Ingredients like cinnamon and pepper are capable of boosting your metabolism, while honey can neutralize the toxins in your body.

Ingredients

-1 cup of green tea
-1 tsp of honey
-A pinch of

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cayenne pepper
-1 tbsp of ground cinnamon

How To Make

-The green tea should be prepared in advance.
-Add the other ingredients to the tea and stir well.
-Consume while hot.

7. Chia Berry Smoothie

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This smoothie is perfect if you are a fan of chia seeds or berries. Filled with protein, omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, vitamins A, C, E, and K, antioxidants, ellagic acid, and potassium, this smoothie will make sure you get your daily dose of nutrients

Ingredients

-¼ cup of the berries of your choice
-A handful of spinach leaves
-1 frozen banana
-1 tbsp of chia seeds

How To Make

-Mix all ingredients together and blend until smooth.
-Top it off with an extra tbsp of chia seeds, some chopped-up berries, and nuts.

8. Walnut Banana Smoothie

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This drink will keep you energetic the whole day and will also curb your appetite, thus preventing you from

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overeating. It is filled with antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, potassium, magnesium, and protein.

Ingredients

-2 spoons of chopped walnuts
-½ medium sized banana
-½ cup vanilla soy/almond milk
-½ tsp of vanilla extract
-½ tsp of cinnamon
-½ tsp of nutmeg
-1 scoop of vanilla protein powder

How To Make

-Mix all ingredients together and blend until smooth.
-Top it off with a spoon of chopped walnuts.
-Refrigerate if required.