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How to boost your metabolism

How to boost your metabolism

Do you think that your metabolism is getting slow? Your friend had lately suggested an herbal pill that will help you increase your metabolic rate, and you are wondering whether you will take it or not.

The following is a list of how to boost your metabolism in a healthy way, rather than relying on dietary supplements:

  • Start your day with a well-balanced breakfast in order to push your metabolism to get started
  • Exercise regularly and increase the intensity gradually
  • Focus on building muscles, as muscles help your burn more calories
  • Avoid fatty foods
  • Stay well hydrated
  • Consume whole wheat products
  • Eat small frequent meals throughout the day rather than large separate meals
  • Use spices in your recipes; as they showed to have a positive effect on the metabolism
  • Sleep well
  • Don’t have cyclical weight loss and gain (yo-yo effect)
  • Avoid strictly fad diets or very low calorie diets
  • Opt for lean animal products
  • Avoid energy drinks
  • Drink green tea
  • Eat 15 grams of dark chocolate a day
  • Try to manage stress and focus on laughing and enjoying your time