Looking to Increase Your Metabolism?

Are you having trouble losing weight, feeling tired, and sluggish and just want to boost your metabolism a bit? Instead of taking diet pills why not try to go with a long term solution.
Try these suggestions for a couple months and see how you feel.

Increase lean muscle mass – do some weight training, walking, biking, yoga, swimming. 3-5xweek for 30-45 min.
Eat smaller, frequent meals – by eating 6 smaller meals a day, you can kick start your metabolism, have more energy, and balance blood glucose levels.
Smaller portion sizes – if you’re sitting in an office all day there is no need for you to go home and gorge on a huge 10 oz. steak for dinner. Your plate should be divided into 3 parts: 1/2 vegetables, 1/4 (about a cup) of whole grain, 1/4 (about the size of the palm of your hand) protein, and a tbsp of good fats.
Drink lots of water – make sure you get 6-8 glasses per day.
Don’t skip meals – especially breakfast. When we skip meals, our body then stores fat for a later use. Plus, you’re just depriving your body of important nutrients.
Try decaf green tea – green tea is a natural metabolism booster and is full of antioxidants.

Have you tried every diet and still looking to lose weight? Try an 8 week weight loss challenge with me and you won’t go back to fad diets again.


About Hannah Pidgeon, RHN

Graduated from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition in 2011. Consulting in Charlottetown, PEI. Mama to a beautiful baby girl.
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