5 Easy Ways To Boost Your Metabolism That Aren’t Just Diet and Exercise | FoodBlog9ja

Whether you're trying to gain or lose weight, ensuring your metabolism functions properly is key to your weight loss goals, as a poor me...

Whether you're trying to gain or lose weight, ensuring your metabolism functions properly is key to your weight loss goals, as a poor metabolism can lead to digestive issues such as gas, bloating, heartburn and constipation.

Here are some health friendly activities you should engage in routinely.

Man drinking water

1. Drink Plenty Water šŸ’§

According to H.H. Mitchell, Journal of Biological Chemistry 158, the brain and heart are composed of 73% water, the skin contains 64% water, muscles and kidneys are 79%, and even the bones are watery: 31%, hence, the need to consume alot of water - A vital nutrient to the life of every cell. actively functioning for digestion, absorption, nutrients transportation and regulating body temperature. Research studied also showed that drinking water can speed up resting metabolic rate by 10-30% for about an hour.


2. Never Skip Breakfast šŸ²

Starting your day with a strong breakfast is critical for optimal metabolism. Regarded the most important meal of the day, it regulates lower BMI, prompts the body to burn than reserve calories and consuming less fat through the day. When you sleep your metabolism slows down, hence eating breakfast is critical to bring your metabolism back into balance.

Protein Powder

3. Eat Protein At Every Meal šŸ²

Eating protein increases and speeds metabolism for a couple hours studies found. Protein increases your metabolic rate by 15-30% compared to 5-10% for carbs and 0-3% for fats.

Man working out

4. Do High Intensity Workouts šŸ‹šŸ½‍♂️

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), involves quick & very intense bursts of activities such as Jumping jacks, dumbbell squat to overhead press, close-grip push-up, V-crunch. The increase in metabolism from HIIT has shown to be of great effect than any other type of exercises.

Lady Sleeping

5. Get Quality Sleep šŸ˜“

Lack of sleep has long been linked to health issues such as obesity. This is mainly due to the negative effects of sleep deprivation on metabolism as it affects the basic metabolic functions of storing carbohydrates and regulating hormones. Reduction of sleep from eight hours to four hours produces changes in glucose tolerance and endocrine function.


  1. Healthy, Short and straight forward tips. Thanks.

  2. I know someone who needs to see this. #quite helpful

  3. Love it. It's very helpful.
    It's a good read

  4. SuperbšŸ‘šŸ‘šŸ‘
    Really helpful thanks.

  5. Awesome... Thanks for sharing this, I've been looking for tips to stay healthy whilst loosing weight and this just came at the right time.

    Thank you again... ❤



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