There are many people who would love to increase their metabolism, have more energy, and maybe even lose some weight. However, we enjoy food a great deal, and we either dislike exercise, or have no time for it. Getting out of my chair to go get another cup of coffee probably does not qualify as exercise. So for myself and for others like me, I’ve been looking for an alternative. What I discovered is that there are foods that not only provide essential nutrients, they also actually aid in the weight loss process. Increasing the amounts of these foods in your diet, plus including some light physical activity will change your health, and your attitude. Going for a walk in the morning and the evening, some stretching or aerobics during the day, these are great for losing some extra pounds, and stimulating your metabolism.