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UR Healing, UR Wellbeing – October 31, 2016

Neka’s Top Metabolism Boosters

By UrbanRemedy

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Prepare for the upcoming holidays by ramping up your metabolism with Neka’s top metabolism-boosting ingredients.

Green Tea. A study reported in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that green tea-extract increases the metabolism by 4% over a 24 hour period. Three to five cups a day can help you burn an extra 70 calories a day, which adds up to seven pounds a year, 35 pounds for five years and 70 pounds for 10 years. Try our Matcha Tea for a delicious dose of organic matcha and almond milk, or add our Diet Tincture for a spike of green tea goodness.

Cayenne. The spiciness of cayenne pepper comes from capsaicin. Capsaicin is known to boost metabolism, causing the body to produce extra heat and burn more calories. Our Time Machine organic cold-pressed juice is a refreshing combination of acai, lemon, and cayenne.

Almonds. High in protein, fiber, and monounsaturated fats, almonds balance out your blood sugar and keep you full for prolonged periods of time. Our Spicy Lemon Almonds are a delicious snack that combines metabolism-enhancing almonds and cayenne.

Celery. This green veggie is a low-calorie thermogenic food – a food which causes thermogenesis, a process which boosts calorie burning – and has natural diuretic properties, helping you shed excess water weight.

 

Try our recipe for Green Juice, full of metabolism-enhancing celery and cucumbers, plus liver-healthy dandelion greens  and blood-purifying burdock root.

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Be sure to wash the burdock root well, as dirt can cling to its rough skin.
4 celery ribs
1/4 bunch fresh flat-leaf parsley
1-2 cups (1-2 oz / 30-60 g) spinach leaves
2 kale leaves
1/2 burdock root
1/4 bunch dandelion greens
1 green apple
1 1/4 cucumbers

Cut the vegetables and the apple as needed into pieces that will fit into the chute of your extraction juicer. Then, following the manufacturer’s instructions, juice all of the ingredients in the order given. Pour into a tall glass.

Makes 1 serving

From The Urban Remedy Cookbook.

No time to juice? Let us do the juicing and cooking for you and rev up your metabolism in the process. Our Metabolism Kit includes 3 days of mouthwatering, clean, metabolism-boosting meals, snacks, and juices.

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