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A 16-year-old male asked:

I don't eat much but im still gaining weight, how can i speed up my metabolism other than exercising?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Grazing: Turning your three high protein low carbohydrate meals into six smaller meals/ day. Never letting your stomach get completely empty. Eating slowly and stopping when full. Grazing is a very good concept when it comes to keeping the metabolism going.
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I do not eat much and stilli a m gaining weight. Why is this happening?

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Maybe you are : Eating too little and your metabolic rate has dropped. Perhaps you are not exercising enough.
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