If you have a slower metabolism, then you burn fewer calories. This results with stored body fat and is why it is harder to lose weight even if you reduce your calorie intake,
And of course, a faster metabolism will burn calories quicker. This is why your friends can eat a lot and not gain those extra pounds.
Our metabolic rate is influenced by age, gender, muscle to fat ratio, your physical activity as well as your hormone function.
What are the signs that you have a slow metabolism?
- Unexpected weight changes (weight gain or weight loss) 2. Getting tired easily or feeling sluggish; and
- Hair loss may be included.
Here are some foods that can help increase your metabolism. Protein rich foods such as meat, fish, eggs, dairy, legumes, nuts, and seeds could help increase your metabolism for the short term. Why? It is because while these foods increase your metabolism, your body will be required to use more energy to digest them.
What is metabolic reset? It is when your body resets every part of your system to have a healthy response to the foods you eat, sleep patterns, exercise AND EMOTIONAL TRIGGERS. When you have control over your entire metabolic system, you will take control of your weight.