10 Easy Tips for Kick-Starting Your Metabolism Into High Gear

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Your metabolism is a system of chemical reactions in your body that convert food into energy. This created energy is used to support almost all of your body’s functions, from moving to thinking to breathing.

As we age, our metabolisms begin to slow. We might notice this more as we start to gain a few pounds in middle age, despite maintaining the same diet and lifestyle for years. If you’re feeling the effects of this slowdown, use these 10 helpful tips to kick-start your metabolism.