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How to lose weight at a slow metabolism?

Aug 14th 2014 at 11:24 PM

Unfortunately, to determine whether you have slowed down your metabolism or not, is difficult. Since metabolic rate affects so many factors and then make direct tests is not possible. However, in some cases, can be suspected metabolic syndrome,

if for some set of factors, you are at risk. Among women, slowing metabolism is quite common, perhaps due to the influence of certain hormones. In order to determine whether you have slowed down your metabolism or not, you should do a few simple tests, including blood tests. At risk of metabolic syndrome include men and women who have: 

How to lose weight at a slow metabolism?It is useful to consult and an endocrinologist. Approximately every fifth woman in middle age suffer from a decrease in thyroid function, and many of this and do not suspect. The thyroid gland controls metabolism, and one of the signs of reduction of its function may be the inability to lose weight.

course, with age the metabolism slows down in most people. But a slow metabolism is no excuse overweight. Nutritionists believe that if you make sure that what you eat properly and exercise, medical conditions taking appropriate medications or supplements that you can maintain normal metabolism throughout life. And speed it up at any age. How to reduce weight at a slower metabolism: 1. Eat a diet low in fat. 2.

Increase your intake of protein and eat protein foods with each meal. The increased protein content in each meal accelerates metabolism. For protein digestion digestive system requires more energy than the digestion of fats, or, for example, starch, so it burns more calories. 3. Reduce your intake of sugar. 4. Reduce your intake of caffeine

. 5. Increase your intake of fiber. 6. Drink plenty of water. With a daily intake of at least 1.5 liters of water, the metabolism is accelerated by 20-30%. 7. Eat fractional. Metabolism slows down, the interval between meals is more than 3 hours.

Of course, it is not necessary every 3 hours close to dinner, of you do not lose weight, but to drink a cup of yogurt or eat a banana would be very useful. 8. Work out daily moderate physical exercise - from 30 minutes to 1 hour just to go walking briskly. 9. At least 2 times a week to do strength training.

10. Learn how to remove stress and relax. It is also believed that certain foods can help to normalize metabolism. Is it real or not is still in question. However, the harm from these foods in moderation will not be exact. So why not try to include in your diet:

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