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7 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

If you are looking to lose weight you have to jump-start your metabolism. Just a proven fact.

7 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Whether you’re trying to lose weight or just wanting to maintain your sleek physique, boosting your metabolism to a higher rate is always a good idea. There are several ways to give your metabolism an extra push — including exercising early in the day — but eating can also be a factor in its elevation.

Increasing your metabolism means your body burns calories at a higher rate. So if your metabolism is high, it’s burning calories even when you aren’t working hard at the gym. A sluggish metabolism can cause you to gain weight, because you’re consuming more than your body is burning.

Here are 7 ways to boost your metabolism, so you can burn fat fast:

  • The first thing you need to do is add breakfast to your daily meal planner. Although many people don’t like eating breakfast, it gives your body the rev up it needs to launch your metabolism. A 250-calorie snack is all it takes to boost your metabolism in the morning.
  • Make sure you’re getting enough chromium in your diet to help your body burn more calories. Chromium, which is found in tomatoes and in a supplement form, also boosts the way you burn fat. According to MedlinePlus, meat, eggs, green pepper, apples, banana and spinach are also good sources of chromium. When you supplement 120 mcg of chromium daily, your body benefits by revving up its metabolism.

(This is such an important mineral… (Reliv’s Innergize has had it since the beginning, just a FYI)

I found this article to be very educational. What did you think?

Cheers to Your Optimal Health!

Katrina van Oudheusden


October 19, 2010 - Posted by | Alternative Health, Fitness, Health, Health and Wellness, Heart Disease, Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, weight loss | , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. Good post. It is easy to overlook the importance of breakfast.

    Comment by Slamdunk | October 19, 2010 | Reply

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