5 Ways to increase your metabolism

5 Ways to increase your metabolism
When your metabolism is working effectively for you, you’re more likely to sit at a comfortable, healthy weight, and find it easier to keep weight off. Having a high metabolism can also give you energy and make you feel better.
Here are 5 natural ways to boost your metabolism which are easy to implement into your day-to-day lifestyle.

EAT AT REGULAR TIMES
The body relies on balance and regularity. Eating at consistent times may help maintain metabolic balance.
If we eat a lot, then we go for long periods without eating, the body may burn calories more slowly and store more fat cells.

EAT A SUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF PROTEIN
Protein has a thermogenic effect in the body. This is because it takes the body a lot of energy to digest, absorb, and process protein-rich foods.

DRINK ENOUGH WATER
Staying hydrated is essential for the body to function at its best. Water is necessary for optimal metabolism, and it may help a person lose weight.

LIFT WEIGHTS
Building muscle through resistance training goes a long way for your metabolism. Lifting weights raises our metabolism long after we’ve finished with the workout, this means we will burn more calories each day, even at rest.

EAT ENOUGH CALORIES
Some people skip meals as a way to lose weight. However, this can negatively impact metabolism. Eating meals that are not filling can have the same effect.
Eating too few calories can cause a person’s metabolism to slow down so the body can conserve energy.

GET A GOOD NIGHT SLEEP
Lack of sleep has also been linked to increased blood sugar levels and insulin resistance, which are both linked to a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes
It’s also been shown to boost the hunger hormone ghrelin and decrease the fullness hormone leptin.
This could explain why many people who are sleep-deprived feel hungry and struggle to lose weight.

Andriana xx

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