Metabolism - Everything you need to know including how to make it work in your favor
What is Metabolism?
For starters your metabolism is the biochemical process your body uses to maintain life & convert food into energy. The rate at which we burn calories or burn energy is called the metabolic rate. This rate changes from day to day based on what food's you eat and how much exercise you participate in. Your basal metabolic rate is the number of calories needed to fuel your body's essential functions. You can discover your basal metabolic rate by using online calculators or seeing your doctor for the most accurate reading.
How do I speed up my metabolism?
Food's that aid in increasing your metabolism:
- Cayenne, habanero, jalapeno & chili peppers
- Dark Chocolate
- Whole Grains
- Olive & Coconut Oil
- Green Tea
- Apple Cider Vinegar
- Lean Proteins like Atlantic Wild Caught Salmon & Chicken