What are some natural ways to increase my metabolism?

Chris Kilham
Alternative & Complementary Medicine

A sluggish metabolism can really affect your waistline. In this video, "Medicine Hunter" and author Chris Kilham maps out the best ways to boost your body's metablism.


Weight training and high intensity interval training (HIIT) are great ways to increase metabolism long after you stop working out.

In addition, there has been numerous studies showing that drinking Oolong tea daily increases your energy expenditure by the amount of polymerized polyphenols it contains. It tastes great too.

A tablespoon of ufiltered unpasteurized organic apple cider vinegar in a glass of water has also been shown to speed up metabolism and help in reducing weight. Be careful with this as the taste could be very offensive to your taste buds. Some sweeten this with a little bit of honey to make it go down smoother.

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Metabolism and Weight Loss

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One of the key elements in weight management is to understand your metabolism. Metabolism is the body's way of getting the energy it needs from food. Things like starvation dieting and sitting for extended amounts of time drastica...

lly slow down your metabolism, while exercise, clean eating and a good night's sleep are considered metabolism boosters. Finding out your unique metabolic type is also a great place to start burning fat and controlling your weight.
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