- Use the proteins from eggs for breakfast
Regardless of the way they are cooked, eggs are a great way to get your metabolism in gear, and will provide the needed nutrition.
The protein in eggs is what is most important for your metabolism, and will make sure that you not only feel satisfied for much of the morning, but that you’re burning calories as you go about your day.
Moreover, you can add other metabolism-boosting foods to your breakfast. Cook your eggs in coconut oil, have a bowl of oatmeal with raspberries or blueberries on top for dessert or eat some organic pears or peaches.
Extra tip: In order to avoid being tired of monotonous egg meals, learn some new egg recipes so that you can make up your eggs in many different ways.
- Drink a Cup of Green Tea
The antioxidants in Green tea improve your overall health, but the EGCG and catechins it contains are especially important in the struggle to accelerate your metabolism.
For best results, continue to drink green tea throughout the day. One cup might not be enough to produce the effect of a faster metabolism, and research suggests that multiple cups per day are required, as many as five or more.
Extra tip: If you find its taste a little unpleasant, you should purchase some of the many different green teas on the market, which are mixed with different berries, as well as other herbs to provide energy and detox benefits.
- Fill Your Water Bottle
If you want to keep your metabolism humming along, staying hydrated is of vital importance. In order to initiate the process of rehydrating the body after a night’s slumber, the glass of warm lemon water is a great way to start the morning. However, your body needs much water throughout the whole day, so do not leave it without.
Extra tip: First of all, if you do not possess one, buy yourself a water bottle. Divide your weight by 2 and drink that amount of water in ounces each day. Moreover, your bottle can be also suitable for your daily water needs. For instance, if you want to drink 75 ounces of water, find a 24 ounce water bottle and make sure to fill it up 3 times.
- A Snack for Later
It is of vital importance to have a back- up plan in case your body requires more foods during the day, and not to run to the nearest unhealthy snack, for thus you will only slow your metabolism down. To do so, you need to prepare a healthy snacking option. It’s amazing how a simple snack can totally change the way you feel all morning long, with the anticipation before the snack and the satisfaction after you eat it.
Snacking helps keep your metabolism strong and prevents eating food that isn’t good for you. You can change up your snacks regularly, to make this habit interesting and to increase the chances that you won’t ask for something less healthy.
Extra tip: Choose your snacks so that you will really look forward to taking them before your lunch.