Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Can I Eat Or Take Speed Up My Metabolism

Share
1

1
What can I eat to speed up my metabolism?

What can I eat to speed up my metabolism?

Eat breakfast: One of the best ways to boost metabolism is to eat a healthy, well-rounded breakfast including whole grains, a hearty protein, and fruit. Choose green tea over coffee. If you don't have cholesterol issues, you could consider the economical choice of oatmeal and a boiled egg. Here is a link to healthy, protein-packed recipe from dr. Oz: ...Read more

2

2
I don't eat much but im still gaining weight, how can i speed up my metabolism other than exercising?

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

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. ...Read more

4

4
How can I speed up my metabolism other than with small meals and exercise? Are there vitamins or drugs i can take?

How can I speed up my metabolism other than with small meals and exercise? Are there vitamins or drugs i can take?

Exercise Increses: Vitamins and drugs do not speed up your metabolism. If one does then you have a serious problem and need to get to your doctor asap to get on target. ...Read more

5

5
Would it be ok for me, with hypothyroidism, to take laxatives to speed my metabolism?

Would it be ok for me, with hypothyroidism, to take laxatives to speed my metabolism?

Daily stools : I would not suggest taking laxatives daily. Instead make sure your TSH levels are close to 2.5 and you increase your water intake. Also, taking metamucil or benefiber daily will help increase your fiber intake and hopefully your stools. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Loosing weight may be a warning sign of cancer. Does the person eat less or does the body's metabolism speed up to cause weight loss? Thank-you.

Loosing weight may be a  warning sign of cancer. Does the person eat less or does the body's metabolism speed up to cause weight loss? Thank-you.

Loss of appetite: In presence of a malignant tumor, wt. loss is common even without other symptoms. Here depending on the malignant lesion loss of weight and appetite occur. The resulting process is referred to a cachexia or wasting syndrome in a patient not actively trying to lose wt. Tumors associated with cachexia found to produce TNF . When sequenced, the TNF was found to have same sequence as Cachectin ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
How do I speed up metabolism. Low energy post lunch, struggle to drop lbs. Work out twice a week, eat lean meats, sea food. Guilty of carbs, and wine?

How do I speed up metabolism. Low energy post lunch, struggle to drop lbs. Work out twice a week, eat lean meats, sea food. Guilty of carbs, and wine?

Proper breakfast: Look into high intensity interval training, but eating right is key. Try making your first meal a combination of protein and healthy fats (bacon and eggs without the carbs) . The best fats to use are medium chain triglycerides because your body uses them directly for energy and then shifts into fat burning. Also if you avoid carbs your Insulin levels stay low and that inhibits fat storage. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
What vitamin or pill can I take to speed up metabolism to help with weight loss since i think my celexa (citalopram) is working against my weight loss?

What vitamin or pill can I take to speed up metabolism to help with weight loss since i think my celexa (citalopram) is working against my weight loss?

Warning: Info only!: I'm not recommending this - but it does seem reasonable and might help you in some way. http://www.theroadback.org/weight_loss.aspx an interesting fact is that the digestive tract has more serotonin receptors than the brain. That's a reason for weight ; stomach side effects so many have. Consider psychotherapy as a bridge to reduce med needs. You learn skills w/out side effects. Best! ...Read more