Easy Tips to Strengthen Your Metabolism

1. Eat regularly and don’t diet

Frequent diets will drive ou19554498_1557028314315428_1013346670231931201_nr body into starvation mode. It reduces its activity and therefore the number of calories it will burn. Therefore, eat regularly but limit your food ingestion to 3 times per day.

2. Eat Plenty of Protein at Every Meal

Eating food can increase your metabolism which is called the THERMIC EFFECT of food. This is due to the fact that additional calories are required to digest, absorb and process the nutrients.

3. Drink more water

Water ingestion may also have an effect on increased thermogenesis and thus will burn additional calories. In addition, drinking water will increase satiety.

4. Sleep sufficiently

Lack of sleep will decrease the fullness hormone leptin as well as increase the hunger hormone ghrelin. Sleep deprivation is also linked to raised insulin resistance.

5. Keep on moving

If you have a sedentary job, try to get up frequently, take the stairs instead of the elevator, walk rather than take your car.

6. Ingest foods that boost your metabolism

Last but not least, there are some foods that might help you to strengthen your metabolism. Spice up your meals with PEPPERS containing the substance CAPSAICIN.
GINGER as well as APPLE CIDER VINEGAR also seem to boost your metabolism.

Yoga for Health

yoga-logo2017 International Day of Yoga has the theme Yoga for Health! Highlighted is “the fact that yoga can contribute in a holistic way to achieve an equilibrium between mind and body.” [http://www.un.org/en/events/yogaday/]
This gave us food for thought and realizing that Yoga can also effect weight Maintenance and even Weight Loss. Particularly the deep breathing which stimulates the lymphatic system to move out toxins, plus the poses that involve bearing your own weight support your healthy eating and a mindful lifestyle.
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metabolic balance® welcomes recently Certified Coaches

metabolic balance® adds Coaches from Arizona, California, Pennsylvania and Texas. During our Certification Seminar in Oakland, CA we trained 7 new U.S. metabolic balance® coaches, who will shortly graduate as Certified metabolic balance® Coaches.

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Under the metabolic balance® motto – Restart Your Metabolism – our coaches learn how the metabolic balance® Method achieves a re-balancing of the metabolism, which according to the independent metabolic balance® Study [https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jnme/2010/197656/], not only results in a significant weight reduction, but also leads to a measurable improvement in the quality of life. Our metabolic balance® coaches assist clients, who are ready to change their life. Make sure to connect with a metabolic balance® coach – this will be one of the best decisions you’ve ever made! The next opportunity to become a metabolic balance® Coach is in July 2017 in LA [http://metabolic-balance.us/Become-a-Coach].

Welcome our new metabolic balance® Coaches!

On Saturday, January 28 we graduated new metabolic balance® coaches from Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, Texas and Wisconsin. Great minds and women, which grow our metabolic balance® family! Welcome!

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If you are interested being certified as a metabolic balance® coach, go t0 metabolic-balance.us/Become-a-Coach for more information.

Is food, indeed, nature’s medicine?

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This question has been discussed by Hippocrates (460 to 377 BC), when he stated “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”. After centuries of scientific research a metabolic balance® nutrition plan is designed according to your unique blood chemistry and health history. Read the article in the German American Chamber of Commerce (GACC) Trade Magazine, the story about Metabolic Balance GmbH & Co. KG, Metabolic Balance Inc. and the life-changing program metabolic balance®.

Inspired Pizza Creations – Time to rethink Pizza

If you decide to be inspired by the following combinations, please remember to only have one protein.  Also, we suggest making a Chickpea flour pizza crust  and then adding the toppings (Chickpea flour crust will be your protein.)

NOTE:  These recipes in the infographic are not metabolic balance recipes. This is inspiration for you to play with during your holiday.  If you are unsure about a combination, please ask your coach.

Also, please remember you can only use one protein on your pizzas so if you use the chickpea flour crust, that is the only protein you can use.

If you want to have a pizza feeling, you can take your rye bread and iron it flat or roll it flat using a rolling pin and then grilling it before adding the toppings and putting it in the oven.

If you use your rye bread this way, you can add the cheese on your plan to the pizza!

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photo of chickpeas by Mattie Hagedorn