As far as food goes, fish is pretty amazing. Ingest 300 mg of fish oil a day and your metabolism will burn an extra 400 calories. Get your fish oil in capsules and you won't have as much fish to filet.
Lean red meat burns calories while you eat it. Your metabolism has to kick into high gear to break it down. Plus, the muscle it builds burns more calories per pound than fat.
Organic fruits and vegetables are pesticide free. Pesticides aren't just icky, they slow down your metabolism. Stick to pesticide-free fresh food and your metabolism will burn faster while you eat.
We all know that water is good for you. But did you know that it also speeds up your metabolism? Water quickly flushes fat and calories through your body so that you absorb less.
Your metabolism has to speed up to return cold drinks to body temperature. Drink 8 ice-cold glasses of water a day and you'll burn an extra 490 calories per week.
The capsacin in hot peppers burns your metabolism along with your tongue. It also curbs your appetite so that you eat less later. So the next time you pig out, spice it up then eat till you pop...or burn out.