It’s summer, so stay hydrated … right? Great – and if losing weight is another health goal on your list, get ready to fill your glass. Two diet and nutrition professionals have just listed the top three beverages if you want to maximize your metabolism this summer.
Keep reading to find out exactly which drinks nutritionists say will help speed up your metabolism … and on the other hand, don’t miss the worst foods for your metabolism.
The easier it is to choose a sip, the better for your body. You already know this: Sugar, sodium, and fat drinks burden your system in ways that make it harder for you to tone up. Also, if you have access to the ingredients of any drink, look for drinks with simple and easy to understand ingredients.
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You’re probably not surprised that water is your number one metabolism. The common understanding is that water “removes” fat from the body, but Serena Poon, CN, CHN goes a little deeper into science. She said Parade that studies have shown that water can increase the body’s energy consumption and turn stored fat into fuel. In this sense, we are thirsty!
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Lisa Moskovitz, RD, CDN and CEO of NY Nutrition Group, also said Parade As you may have heard, caffeinated coffee is a stimulant that can increase your resting metabolic rate while suppressing your appetite. Here’s something interesting: that feeling of hunger that you might have after drinking coffee on an empty stomach could be your body telling you two things: that caffeine is gone and that it’s really time to eat.
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The beauty of the all-natural. If you haven’t read The Best Drinking Tea Number 1, according to dietitians, here’s a spoiler, followed by an excellent perspective: Green tea has been shown to repeatedly support the metabolic process. said Moskovitz Parade that green contains EGCG, a compound that has been shown to increase resting energy consumption (this is the amount of calories you burn when your body is physically inactive).
Moskovitz added that antioxidants in green tea can also fight oxidative stress, which can slow down your metabolism over time.
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