Is Your Metabolism Slow?

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How quickly your body burns calories varies from person to person. (Mine doesn’t burn any at all, or it seems that way to me sometimes!)  Women burn calories more slowly than men, and we all slow down after 40. What can you do to boost your metabolism?

  • Drink water.
  • Build muscle.
  • Get your heart pumping with aerobic exercise.
  • Eat spicy foods.
  • Have more frequent, smaller meals.
  • Eat lean protein.
  • Avoid yo-yo dieting.

Losing Weight

 

Losing weight isn’t easy—and doing it in a healthy, sustainable way can make the task feel even harder.

What should you eat, or not eat, to get to or remain at a healthy weight? Here are some clear, easy to understand resources.