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How can I boost my metabolism by eating protein?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
If you want a faster metabolism, think protein. Here's why: Your body burns twice as many calories by digesting proteins than it does when digesting carbs. Add more protein to your diet with two fish-based meals per week. Packed with protein, fish, such as halibut or salmon, also contains omega-3 fatty acids, which increase fat-burning enzymes in the body.
JJ Virgin
Health Education
Eating protein helps boost metabolism because protein is more thermic than carbs or fat, and it makes you feel fuller for longer. In this video, nutrition & fitness expert JJ Virgin explains why having protein with breakfast is especially important. 

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