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38 Natural Metabolism Boosters You Need to Try

Posted by on October 28, 2015 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 1 Comment

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Use these metabolism boosters as a way to get a sluggish metabolism into gear, or to rev up an already healthy metabolism. If you’ve noticed that yours is a bit slow, it’s time to take action and not just write it off as bad luck or unfortunate genetics. Here are several ways to tip the situation to your favor.


1. Drink lemon water right when you wake up. This is a great morning ritual that will help kickstart the rehydration process and cleanse the digestive tract. The lemon contains Vitamin C, which will not only help your metabolism but will provide strength to your immune system as well.

2. Mind your fiber. Make an effort to get your daily fiber requirement met each day. You’ll notice an improvement in how you feel as well as notice a difference in how much your metabolism improves.

3. Eat more protein. All else being equal, more protein will provide a metabolism boost so it’s important that you’re getting enough. You don’t need to go overboard, but you definitely don’t want to fall short in this department for long periods of time.

4. Keep the meals coming. Rather than skip meals in an attempt to reduce your caloric intake and lose weight, focus on eating more frequently without getting extra full. Keeping your metabolic fires fueled is an effective way to make sure you always have enough energy to keep going.

5. Get better quality sleep. Getting to bed earlier is one step in getting better sleep. You’ll also want to make sure that you’re not getting too much sleep and waking up at the same time each day. Improve your sleep and you’ll boost your metabolism effortlessly.

6. Strengthen your muscles. A stronger, leaner physique is a guaranteed way to have a faster metabolism. You’ll be burning fat in your sleep and during your downtime, which means you’ll really be turning the tables and getting rid of fat stores that have built up over time.

7. Eat metabolism-boosting foods first. When you fill up on foods that boost your metabolism you’ll be crowding out other foods that either slow it down or have no effect. The best part is that these foods are also good for your overall health, so you’ll be getting an amplified benefit from eating them.

8. Stress less. The more you stress out the slower your metabolic rate, and the higher the likelihood of eating comfort foods which will only mess up your progress. Learn to take time each day to attend to your relaxation and to recharge your batteries, along with your metabolism.

9. Increase omega-3 intake. Omega-3 is an important part to any metabolism-conscious diet plan, and you’ll see better results in less time if you make sure to include foods rich in this fatty acid. One great choice is salmon, which also provides protein and minerals that will improve your overall health.

10. Monitor your blood sugar levels. Even if you’re not diabetic you can keep your blood sugar levels in mind and do your best to keep them stable with the meals you eat. Make sure to combine proteins with smart carbohydrate choices to avoid spikes, keep your energy levels up, and your metabolism humming.

11. Don’t forget breakfast. Often referred to as the most important meal of the day, you don’t want to miss the chance to get your digestive system in gear before you leave the house in the morning. It doesn’t have to be an elaborate affair, and even something snack-sized will do the trick.

12. Go organic. Keeping your body running like a well-oiled machine is key to having a properly functioning metabolism. You can’t expect it to work at its full potential if it’s trying to make heads or tails of herbicides and pesticides. By keeping your food clean, you help keep your body clean and your metabolism going strong.

13. Use healthier oils. Choosing the right oils can set you up for success, and will save you from the ill effects of using oils that slow you down. Opt for coconut oil and olive oil over vegetable oil or canola oil. Also, avoid any hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated oils.

14. Increase your NEAT score. NEAT is an acronym for Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis, and it basically refers to all of the activity you get throughout the day doing daily activities. You can keep your metabolism in high gear just by being productive and getting things done like cleaning the house or car, or working on DIY projects around the home.

15. Get needed vitamins and minerals. If you’re running any sort of shortage on important vitamins and minerals, your metabolism is going to suffer for it. Minerals like zinc, iron, chromium are all essential, which is why it’s so important to eat a diet full of fruits and vegetables that keep you topped up.

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  1. 10205131328149417@facebook.com' Madeleine Gourlie says:

    The Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis or NEAT is the funniest thing I have ever heard.

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