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Absolutely: An anaerobic workout could absolutely give you metabolism a boost for upwards of 24 hours. In fact anaerobic exercises influence your metabolism longer than aerobic exercises. ...Read more
Believe it or not...: ... Good old-fashioned exercise. Exercise has been shown to increase testosterone levels. Consider consultation with your family physician to determine if you have enough testosterone , or B12 or if there's any other underlying metabolic disease such as low thyroid or anemia. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Regular activity: If you are physically active - this will help to keep your metabolic rate up. Swimming, hiking, jogging, skating, biking, dancing - all are great ways to stay active. Lifting weight will help to build muscle. Muscle burns lots of calories. A healthy, active lifestyle will take you to where you want to be. ...Read more
Not sure it does...: Like so many alternative treatments or products, tradition, theory, hope and anecdotal evidence do not hold up when a formal review of evidence is done. See the excellent answers on weight loss on this site and drink tea because you like it, not for its supposed magical properties. More info: http://nccam.Nih.Gov/health/greentea?Nav=gsa. ...Read more
Does allergy shot help boost metabolism? Like how it does when taking any other pill? (not permanently but while getting shots)
B vitamins,Magnesium: Studies show that taking a daily dose of b12, b6 and thiamine boosts metabolism, and reduces fatigue, enhances your mood and even improves digestion. Magnesium is also linked to metabolism, but the older you get, the less you absorb, so lots of green leafy veges and seafood helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: Vitamins don't boost metabolism! period. I know the ads say they do, but it's simply not true. ...Read more
Kreb's Cycle: The way our bodies produce energy is through the kreb's cycle. This multistage reaction ultimately produces 36 molecules of energy for every molecule of protein, fatty acid or carbohydrate that enters it. All the b vitamins play a role as co-factors alone or as a team at different stages. So, all the b vitamins can be considered as metabolism boosters, none more important than the other. ...Read more
What supplement or vitamin will help boost metabolism? I work out and eat well. Seeking safe boost from vitamin source.
Green tea: The catechins in green tea have interesting, and potentially favorable metabolic properties. However, you would probably have to drink gallons of green tea to get enough. Certainly it is better to drink green tea than, say, a milk shake. If you like green tea, enjoy it. But it is likely not a magic potion. ...Read more
B12: Sorry, but probably not. Weight loss comes from diet and exercise. For diet please go online to "NuVal" and see if your food intake is good, not so good, or bad. You might be surprised by the results but please follow them to get your food intake under control - if it is not controlled already. ...Read more
Safe vitamins can I get to boost metabolism?I don't eat healthy but walk for 20minutes five days a week i weigh 169 want to weigh 120 no diet work 4me
None: There are no vitamins, safe or not, to boost your metabolism. You're halfway to right solution by exercising regularly. But just as important, if not more so, is eating healthy, so at least you recognize that. I don't own any stock in rodale press or who ever publishes series of books about "eat this, not that" but it gives you some good ideas about how one food choice can be better than another. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any special vitamins that are good for postpartum weight loss? Something that boosts metabolism naturally or something?
See below: No unfortunately not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Metabolism: Yes and no. If your thyroid function is low, then that can be treated and will boost your metabolism. You would not want to make sure thyroid hyperactive, though. Why are you asking? What are you experiencing specifically? ...Read more
Run: On a treadmill or ride a stationary bicycle. ...Read more
Reduce carbs and FF: Cut back on carbohydrates including fruit. Stop eating all fried foods. Avoid soy based foods as they inhibit thyroid function. ...Read more
Diet exercise: The best way to boost your metabolism is to follow a low-carb, higher lean protein diet in the form of three meals and 2 to 3 snacks. Also adding daily exercise such as walking, running, hiking yoga, spinning or pilates and circuit training will definitely boost your metabolism. ...Read more
Boosting metabolism: No, heavy food won't boost your metabolism. Will certainly get you gain weight and feel more sluggish. Metabolic rate is partly genetic. Increased regular exercise and eating food rich in Vitamin and anti-oxidant is the way to go to increase your metabolism. Taking stimulant such as excessive caffeine and even cocaine can boost your metabolism temporarily but will hurt your body in the long run. ...Read more
I doubt it!: But it sure will add some calories and help you gain more weight. So it is not advised that you get up in the middle of the night to eat. I can not think of any good medical reasons to do so! ...Read more
If my goal is boosting my metabolism, and i can only exercise 1x/day, what's the best time of day to exericse?
Realize there is: No definitive data about the best time of the day to exercise. More data suggest that the time of exercise may affect how you feel while exercising. In reality, the best time of day to exercise is the time that allows you to fit exercise into your regular routine. Consistency is the key to exercise, don't get too bogged down by some of the "nitty gritty". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Complex carbs.: For sustained energy and metabolism-boosting through the morning, focus on complex carbohydrates and fiber. Foods like high fiber breakfast cereals, multi grain bread for toast and berries,will keep you going. A B complex vitamin will help your body use the carbohydrates efficiently. Try not to drink too much morning coffee. ...Read more
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