How to speed up a slow metabolism

If you read my previous post and relate to the signs of a slow metabolism, you might be wondering how to speed up a slow metabolism. Or maybe you are here because you can’t seem to lose weight no matter how hard you try. You are convinced you just have a slow metabolism and thereContinue reading “How to speed up a slow metabolism”

Top foods to increase your metabolism

After my last post about when low calorie density diets don’t work, I got a few email questions asking about foods to increase your metabolism. I have to admit, this is something I am still in the process of figuring out. I went way off in the wrong direction during the first years of myContinue reading “Top foods to increase your metabolism”

Drinking too much water is unhealthy?

Most people worry about drinking enough water these days and getting in their “8 glasses a day”. There are even water bottles with markers on showing how much water you should have drank by this time of the day. This really freaks me out! Are we really so detached from our bodies that we needContinue reading “Drinking too much water is unhealthy?”

Signs of a low metabolism and potential causes

People always talk about metabolism but what does it actually mean?! Your metabolism is the sum of all of the processes which go on inside your body. Everything it does to keep you alive and functioning as a human. This includes digesting the food you eat into macro and micro-nutrients as well as using theseContinue reading “Signs of a low metabolism and potential causes”

Why calorie restricted diets don’t work long term

Most people believe that dieting is the only way to lose weight, or maintain a healthy weight. We are told we need to restrict our calories to 1800, 1500 or even 1200 calories a day. Or that we need to cut out all treats and always choose low fat or low carb options. I rememberContinue reading “Why calorie restricted diets don’t work long term”