Your metabolism is your body’s biochemical activity that regulates the conversion of calories into energy. A slow metabolism is slow to convert calories into energy and can cause the body to store fat. A fast metabolism operates in converse fashion, quickly using energy and not storing it.
Your body’s metabolism is controlled by your thyroid gland and a sluggish thyroid can cause metabolic deficiencies, leading to an increase in fat stores. In fact, an inefficient metabolism is a very common causes of weight gain. There’s good news, however, as it’s often possible to naturally and efficiently increase your body’s metabolic rate.
Improve Your Diet
If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you may have noticed that most suggestions start out with a dietary evaluation. There’s a reason for this recommendation. A very large percentage of the problems a very large percentage of the people experience can be attributed to poor dietary choices that revolve around foods lacking nutritional value. Unfortunately, “garbage in, garbage out” becomes a real way of life for some people. GMO’s, highly processed foods, refined sugars, and other no-nutrient foods should absolutely be removed; the stuff is a detriment and provides no benefit.
Your body can’t run at peak performance if you’re giving it sub-par fuel. If your diet includes foods that are high in empty calories and toxins, replace them with fresh, organic fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds. Try it for a month and drink a substantially hydrating amount of purified water as well. Your mind will be blown at how adopting a raw and organic diet will make you feel.