5 Hacks You Should Know to Speed Up Your Metabolism

There's a hack for that, too!
by Pam Carlota   |  Dec 10, 2016
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We've learned about so many life hacks, but did you know that there's a hack that tricks our metabolism to be faster? Here are 5 health hacks you should know.

  1. Add lemon to your water.

Have hot water with lemon when you wake up. Doing this as a morning habit can clean the digestive system and have your metabolism fired up.(via bembu.com)

  1. Add cinnamon to your drinks or meals.

Cinnamon has proved to be one of the fat-burning elements that we love! It helps maintain your insulin levels and can control carbohydrates, too! (via idealbite.com)

  1. Drink coffee before a workout.

Your workouts will be twice as effective with coffee because it improves our stamina and circulation, while reducing pain and preserves muscles. Just make sure that your caffeine fix has no cream or sugar in it. Drink it black! (via thethings.com)

  1. Eat spicy food.

Eating spicy food is actually a workout without the actual workout! Most studies suggest that when you eat a spicy meal, you'll have a temporary rise in metabolism by about 8%. (via fitday.com)

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  1. Drink tea throughout the day.

ICYDK, stress and anxiety could trigger us to be fat. Drinking tea could actually relax you. And tea can increase your metabolism by 4% over a 24 hour period, making you burn at least 70 calories a day with no effort. (via 12minuteathlete.com)

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