The Basal Metabolic Rate or BMR is responsible for burning calories for up to 70% in a body. But due to many reasons the BMR in your body may get affected. Thus it is very important to increase the BMR to get expected result. An early morning breakfast is quite good in increasing the normal BMR. Try to plan your diet with more than 1200 calories a day. While you add whole grains, legumes etc in your daily diet chart, they will help to fasten the BMR quite steadily.
Rich fiber food is very potential in increasing the BMR. So you should try prunes, grapes, acai berry etc in your diet list. Antioxidants help to run the metabolism process smoothly. Thus in order to increase the resting metabolic rate, you should seek help from antioxidant food and drinks like orange, mango, red wine etc. some weight training and cardio workouts may help you to check your BMR.