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I feel like I have had a much slower metabolism since having children. I’m just not getting the results I used to from healthy eating and exercise.  I know some foods and teas can help but I just don’t know which ones work? Does anyone have any tips on how to boost your metabolism?

Posted by Holly, 16/08/13

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  • well the older you get the harder it is to maintain your weight. Exercise helps, weight bearing exercise particularly good. I drink warm water with apple cider vinegar which helps my digestion, which can also help in the weight gain/nutrient retention stakes.


  • Being over 50, it’s been recommended that I use weights regularly to boost my metabolism. Apparently it will be more effective then aerobic exercise, for my age group anyway


  • I use lemon and ginger in hot water with a shake of turmeric. Been using it gif years with no result. I always thought the more you exercised the better your metabolism became


  • Fasting in small amounts can help.


  • Getting up early & also eating chilli in foods are supposed to boost your metabolism.


  • Speak to a naturopath about natural ways maybe?


  • Green tea is meant to be good. So is cayenne pepper and chillis. Having a slice of lemon with ginger in hot water first thing in the morning is meant to kickstart your metabolism. It’s also meant to fe good to detox your liver. I just like the freshness of it


  • To boost your metabolism you need to be eating every 3 hours, not big ,ears just small snacks. Even just a handful of nuts or a rice cake soemthing every three hours means that your body know and registers that it is getting fuel often and it can use accordingly.


  • Eat little but often. The easiest way I did this was never finish my meal in one sitting.. Eat half and finish the rest an hour later. :)


  • eat small amounts throughout the day and this should give it a kick


  • chilli powder, chillies in nice meals


  • Lifting weights is the only way I know that will increase your metabolism and continue to do so even after your work out. I’m in the same boat.


  • there are some good comments here


  • Bojemni tea, avail from Asian grocery stores. Drink black and often!


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