Looking for sure fire ways to boost your metabolism? Instead of popping pills or eating hot peppers, try the time-tested methods of exercising more and eating healthier foods to make your body burn more calories.
“Many people are looking for a ‘magic bullet,’ so to speak, to speed up their metabolism and lose weight without making any other lifestyle changes,” says Philip E. Tippen, MD, internal medicine physician at Saint Francis Medical Center. “The best ways to burn more calories are eating smarter and exercising harder. Those are the safe and natural ways.”
- The following methods are proven metabolism boosters:
- Eat more often – but smaller meals
- Eat more fish, vegetables and high-fiber foods
- Integrate high-intensity intervals into your workouts
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www.sfmc.net or call 573-331-3996.