Learn 10 easy tricks to boost your metabolism and get ready to wear your new swimsuit. Most of us try hard to keep our slim figure and I am no exception. I have heard many slim girls say.. I eat as much as I want and I remain thin… I have seen them, they eat very small quantities… they feel full with just two slices of cucumber a one slice of pizza. However, because this is all they wanted they think they eat a lot. If I let myself eat what I want, I need a whole pizza. Yes, all the eight pieces! I will tell you 10 healthy diet secrets that are guaranteed to help you loose weight. Try these easy and sneaky ways to speed up your metabolism and burn more calories and ….faster.
1. Drink Green Tea
“The catechins — a chemical found in green tea — helps speed up metabolism and reduce body mass index,” says Mark Anderson, M.D., co-author of Stay Young
2. Eat Pineapple
I am a pineapple fan anyway, however, it does boost your metabolism too. I love eating it with grilled chicken when I am on a diet. “Pineapple contains bromelain which is used by gastroenterologists to treat gastrointestinal disorders…it’s that good!” says Dan Hamner, M.D., a sports medicine and rehabilitation doctor in New York City.
3. Take a Cold Shower
Swimming in cold water burns calories but taking a cold shower does the trick too. When you shiver the metabolism increases…
4. Limit Alcohol to a Glass of Vine
5. Drink Cold Water
We all know water is essential to our body’s functioning, including carrying nutrients to your cells. “Studies have shown that people who drank 8-12 full glasses of water daily had higher metabolic rates than those who drank only four glasses,” says Lombardo. I try to drink 2 bottles of 1 1/2 liters of water every day.
6. Eat Spicy Food
Spicy food increases your heart rate which in turn burns calories.
7. Drink a Cup of Coffee
Did you know caffeine increases heart rate, breathing and metabolism? Well, if you don’t overdo it with those espressos drinking coffee does help you stay thin.
8. Add Virgin Olive Oil
Your metabolism could benefit from adding at least a teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil to your daily diet. “by speeding up the rate of fat oxidation and the antioxidant properties are also great for decreasing inflammation throughout the body,” says Gaman.
9. Get More Sunshine
Vitamin D increases your metabolism. it is a great idea to try to get 10 minutes of sunshine per day.
Laughing 100 times is the equivalent in energy expenditure to 10 minutes on a rowing machine or 15 minutes on an exercise bike. Haha sounds funny but it’s true.
Have a lovely Day!!!