Find out the factors that may cause a sluggish metabolism.
By Reina Berger
If you want to keep your metabolism revved up, it’s important to get an adequate amount of sleep, exercise, and water and to eat a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, lean protein, and healthy fats. But on the quest for a speedier metabolism, there are certain roadblocks you should avoid to ensure you don’t do any unintentional harm. Here are 10 factors that may play a role in your metabolism function.
Genetics can play a role in determining whether you have a slower or faster metabolism, and some genetic disorders can also affect your metabolism. While we can’t change what is found in our genetic pool, maintaining a healthy diet and staying active may help keep it revved up.