Winter is coming and we are more prone to gain weight because of less movement and more eating.
Trying to boost your metabolism won’t lead to weight loss without changing your diet and lifestyle.
Metabolism is process by which body converts what you eat into energy. Even when you are breathing, you are still using energy.
The speed of metabolism depends on many factors such as age, sex, activity level and body fat. The higher it is, the more calories you burn.
You can increase your metabolism in many ways. Today I would like to share easy ways to increase your metabolism.
Eat Plenty of Protein
Eating protein causes the largest rise in thermic effect of food ( is the amount of energy for digest and process the nutrients your meal). It increases your metabolic rate by 20-30 %.
Eating protein has also help you feel more full.
Drink Green Tea
Green tea increase metabolism by 5%. While studies have not proven yet.
It converts some of the fat stored in your body into free fatty acids.
Build Muscle Mass
When you increase your muscle mass, your body burns more calories even when you are resting.
Eating Enough Calories
Some people skip meals for a weight lose. It negatively impact metabolism. Eating low calories slow down the metabolism so body conserve energy.
Adult women need at least 1,600 calories a day, depending on the physical activity levels.
High Intensity Workout
It helps you burn more fat by incerasing your metabolism even after workout has finished.
Good Night Sleep
Lack of sleep is linked to weight gain. When you get too little sleep, the body releases a hormone ghrelin which makes you feel hungry.
Getting enoguh sleep ensure that hormones remin balanced. You should sleet at least 7 hours per night.
Drinking Enough Water
According to studies, drinking at least 1.5 liters water everyday reduced the average weight and body mass.
Focus on a balanced diet of cars, protein and healty fats like nuts and olive oil make you feel full and prevent you overeating.
B vitamins are an essential in the metabolic rate. Some B vitamins include B1, B2 and B6. You can find B vitamins in many foods, including:
Whole grain foods