5 Surprising Foods That Help You Lose Weight
Pass the sriracha! Chilies and other peppers that pack the heat contain capsaicin, a compound that has been found to temporarily increase your metabolism. "Plus, eating spicy food helps us feel more satisfied and eat less, because we're getting more flavor," Ott says. "If you eat a plain chicken breast, it's like, 'That was boring, what else can I eat?' But if it has lots of flavor, you're satisfied." So be bold: Sprinkle red pepper on your baked fish and add chili oil to that stir-fry.