How To Get Your Metabolism Under Control

Metabolism is the system that converts what you eat and drink into energy. Working out is not enough, diet and your metabolism plays a big role in controlling your weight. Metabolism can speed up and slow down and it can be hard to control. Eating healthy fats is a great way to help control your metabolism. You want to at foods that are high in healthy fats such as; soy beans, salmon, avocado, walnuts, flax seeds, olive oil, dark chocolate, coconut oil and natural peanut butter. Eating small meals every 3-4 hours can help you burn fat for hours and keep your metabolism in control. You also want to ensure you are drinking 2-3 liters of water per day. Studies have show that after drinking 17 ounces of water your metabolism speeds up 30% within 10 minutes!

Getting at least 8 hours of sleep helps the body to preform all day long. When you experience sleep deprivation it singles the body to slow down and to use less energy. This can cause you to binge on food later on in the day. You can sleep your way to slim. Taking control of your metabolism is really about working and understanding your body. Avoid restrictive diets and eat foods such as; chicken, almonds, apples, watermelon, raspberries and chili peppers. 

Getting adjusted with your local San Deigo Chiropractor can also be helpful when trying to keep your metabolism under control. If the nerves which function your digestive system are compressed they are unable send proper singles to the stomach and the body has to work harder to breakdown the food. Many San Diego Chiropractors have seen great patient results in controlling metabolism when they get adjusted on a regular basis. Remember everyone is different so if you have questions regarding metabolism talk to your local wellness doctor. 


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