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A 36-year-old member asked:

What to do if i have a very slow metabolism and put on weight quick. what are some ways to speed it up?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
^ met rate: Make sure that you don't eat like a bird. Some people eat very little to drop weight - but end up slowing their metabolic rate. Engage in regular aerobic activity. Building muscle mass will also help to burn more calories. Hydrate well.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
This is very good advice
Aug 12, 2013
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Provided original answer
Thanks Dr. Friedlander.
Aug 12, 2013

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