Losing Weight The Healthy Way
Your digestion system is the core system for burning body fat. Understanding your digestion system is extremely important when starting any weight loss method. Even before you strive to get your body in shape, you need to know how to improve your digestion system.
The digestion system is the straightforward process of burning body calories and changing it into body energy.
When you are young it’s harder to gain weight because your muscle mass stores the energy. When you get older, you gradually lose muscles, and body fat starts accumulating. Gradually, your body’s metabolism will slow down and weight loss becomes more difficult. So, here are 7 tips to improve to help your digestive system burn fat, lose additional weight and get back to feeling comfortable in your own skin!
1. KNOW YOUR RATE OF METABOLISM
The digestion system simply works as an auto motor: if it works efficiently, it will help you lose extra weight. When you know your metabolism rate, you will know how much you need to improve. This is the first step to find your fat burning target.
Find out how many calories your body needs according to your weight and age. With this as a starting point you will know how much you need to boost your metabolism so that it can efficiently burn fat quickly.
If your digestive system works efficiently, it will help you lose extra weight.
2. UP TO 100 CALORIES REDUCTION DAILY
To remain healthy, intake of calories is important because they give energy to our body cells. We would not be capable of moving without calories. However, excess calories are not desirable. Excess calories get converted to body fat, and excess body fat means excess weight.
If you are overweight, you need to reduce the excess calories, but how? The proper and easiest way is to reduce calories up to 100 a day. Gradually your body will adjust, and your metabolism rate will be increased by burning extra body fat stored in your body.
3. TAKE PROTEIN IN MEALS
Eat a small amount of protein with each meal. The body burns calories by processing your consumed food. When you eat protein, your body works harder to break down the nutrients.
The advantage is that the body burns additional calories when digesting protein, and this also helps to boost your body metabolism. You should include fish in your meal at least twice a week. Fish like salmon and halibut can be good for you because they consist of omega-3 fatty acids that boost the breakdown of enzymes to aid in burning fat.
4. DRINK ICE WATER, TEA & COFFEE
Another way to increase your metabolic rate is to drink cold drinks in the morning when you get up. This will burn body calories as your body attempts to increase the water temperature to match your body temperature.
Additional calories can be burned by drinking green tea, coffee or iced water because the caffeine in green tea and coffee are known to boost metabolism rate. If you put ice in the water, your metabolism rate increases even more. You drink these throughout the day as well and not just in the morning. Try not to drink too much coffee in the evening of course!
5. TAKE ESSENTIAL MINERALS
When you are full after eating, your body reacts by releasing the hormone leptin. Leptin sends a signal to your brain to let you know that you’ve had enough and shouldn’t eat anymore. The presence of minerals like zinc helps to reduce your hunger and increase leptin levels. You can find zinc in many supplements or multivitamins.
Short workout sessions work out the muscles and burn tons of calories in just a short period of time. They also boosts the metabolic rate and improves your digestive system. Try to do some on a daily basis, and do different muscle groups and intensities.
These 6 tips can genuinely improve the digestion system and help you lose extra weight. Try to follow these tips over the year to keep fit and keep your weight healthy. Good luck!
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