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tasty ways to boost your metabolism

6th July 2015 by Jess

For those of you looking to keep your body working at maximum capacity during the slow summer months, here are some handy snack hacks from our nutritionist Jess. Coupled with bouts of exercise throughout the week, these are some additional ways using food to help keep that engine revved up!

protein metabolism

protein

Your body needs protein to maintain lean muscle. The more muscle you own, the higher your metabolism rate and fat burning capability.

Try to eat some protein with all your meals to help your muscles repair, strengthen and grow!

protein diet guide

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breakfast

Eating breakfast jump-starts your metabolism, keeps energy levels high all morning, and keeps your hunger hormones at bay in the day.

Try adding one of our snacks to your morning yoghurt, granola or porridge for a nutrient boost.

36 healthy breakfast ideas

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coffee metabolism

coffee

Caffeine stimulates your central nervous system, so your daily java jolts can rev your metabolism.

Enjoy a coffee pre-workout for maximum fat burning benefits and energy during exercise.

spice metabolism

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snacks metabolism

snacks

Snacking during the day keeps your energy level consistent. It also keeps your body filled with the vitamins and minerals needed to burn fat. The key is to eat healthy snacks that help you maintain your sugar level.

why you should keep snacks in your bag

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fibre metabolism

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heat metabolism

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dark chocolate metabolism

dark chocolate

Dark chocolate (70% cacao and up) contains caffeine and the antioxidant catechin which are both known to be metabolism boosters.

Explore our touch of chocolate range for expertly portioned sweet treats.

the benefits of chocolate

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tea metabolism

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tea metabolism

tea

Studies report that a cup of tea, filled with the antioxidant catechin, can raise your metabolism by 12%.

the perfect cup of tea
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By Jess, graze nutritionist.

Our nutritionist extraordinaire, Jess trained at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition and is a registered practitioner with the British Association for Applied Nutrition & Nutritional Therapy. She's the creator of our health badges, to help you choose the snacks and boxes that are right for you. Check out everything from Jess on our blog, with recipes and tricks to help you keep making better choices, or go to her website at jessntom.com for even more.

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