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4 Metabolism-Boosting Smoothies Doctors Swear By To Burn Calories Faster For Weight Loss

July 14, 2019 by Lisa Fogarty
shefinds | Food

The right foods — and beverages — can boost your metabolism in the morning and provide enough energy to power you through to lunch (and beyond).

Smoothies are always a great idea, especially if you are busy want on-the-go nutrition. But if you’re looking for smoothies that are good for weight loss, it’s important to forego sugary ingredients and choose those that are rich in fiber, protein, and antioxidants.

Here are four metabolism-boosting smoothies doctors swear by to burn calories faster for weight loss.

green tea

Banana-Berry Green Tea Smoothie


The antioxidants in green tea have been proven in studies to help boost your metabolism and aid in weight loss goals. Mix green tea with fiber-rich berries and bananas and you’ve got one perfect smoothie for boosting your energy levels in the morning.


The ingredients you’ll need are:


Green tea bags

Frozen berries

Banana

Raw honey

Ice cubes

smoothie

Perfect Plum Smoothie


How’s this for a plum smoothie choice — a fiber-rich concoction that improves your digestive system and contains gut-healthy yogurt, an amazing source of probiotics.


And it requires just five ingredients:


Low-fat Greek. yogurt

Frozen blueberries

Dried prunes

Light plum juice

Ice cubes

kale

Blueberry, Flax & Kale Superfood Smoothie


This low-sugar smoothie is packed with superfoods that include kale, blueberry, and flax — a fiber-rich ingredient with major anti-inflammatory benefits.


Whip up this healthy smoothie using these six ingredients:


Fresh kale

Banana

Almond milk

Ground flaxseed

Frozen or fresh blueberries

Ice cubes

pineapple

Kale Pineapple Chia Smoothie


This smoothie also makes good use of kale (what can we say? It’s one of the healthiest green veggies around). But it also incorporates anti-inflammatory, and outrageously delicious pineapple and a sprinkle of fiber-rich chia seeds that are excellent for weight loss.


Here’s what you’ll need:


Coconut milk

Chia seeds

Kale

Frozen pineapple

Apple

Ice cubes

Author:

Lisa Fogarty is a lifestyle writer and reporter based in New York who covers health, wellness, relationships, sex, beauty, and parenting.

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