If you can boost your metabolism, it will be easier for you to lose fat by burning more fat from your body. In general women tend to accommodate more fat because of different reasons. It may be post-pregnancy fat, it may be hormonal imbalance or it may be storage of fat because of junk food or overrating. Losing fat for women is different from men. However, it is possible to lose fat by simply boosting metabolism and burning more stored fat. Let’s find out how.
How to boost your metabolism
If you can boost your metabolism, it will help you to lose fat gradually. You can boost your metabolism all day long so that you keep burning fat throughout the day even when you are not working out. If you have a fast metabolism, it means that your burning more calories. The more calories you burn the easier it will be to drop pounds. So, if you can increase your metabolism, you will be burning more fat, and as a result of that, you will lose fat and weight. Your metabolism has a rate and it has a preset speed which will be decided by gender and genetics. However, even after that there is lots of room for improvement. You have a lot of control over your metabolic rate. It is possible to burn 500 to 600 calories extra everyday by boosting your metabolism.
First of all, you should never miss breakfast and you should have it every single day. When you do not have breakfast, your body goes into starvation mode as a result of which your metabolism will slow down. You don’t need just any breakfast, you need a very good breakfast. A study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, it was found that people who ate a healthy and heartier breakfast gained very less fat in comparison to people who missed their breakfast or ate a small breakfast. People who skip their breakfast are more likely to suffer from obesity.
In your break first, you need to include such foods which will digests slowly and keep you feel full for a longer duration. You can include lean protein along with complex carbohydrates and healthy fats. For example, you can have an omelet with papers and onions, oats, berries and fish oil.
Drink cold water
Water is very important for a healthy you but if you want to lose fat, you need to drink cold water. An ice-cold glass of water in the morning will help you to boost your metabolism. You need 8 to 12 glasses of water every day to keep your metabolism at a good rate. If you drink cold water, your body will spend some energy to bring it to your core temperature. So, when you drink 8 to 12 glasses of water, you will be spending some more extra calories without doing anything else.
Protein in lunch
To boost your metabolism, you need to include protein in your lunch. If you consume protein in every meal, it will help you to burn more calories besides improving your metabolism. You need more calories for burning protein. This protein will also help you to create lean muscles in your body and muscles will help you by burning more calories than fat even at rest. You need about 30 g of protein at every meal to boost your metabolism and to burn more fat.
Try to buy organic produce because the other products which are laden with organochlorides found in pesticides will make your metabolism crawl. Organic produce will help you to boost your metabolism.