October 22 2015 by Jess
For those of you looking to keep your body working at maximum capacity during the colder fall months, here are some tips from our nutritionist, Jess, on what to eat to keep your engine revved up!
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
Eating breakfast jump-starts your metabolism, keeps energy levels high all morning, and keeps your hunger hormones at bay in the day.
Try one of our protein granolas with yoghurt and topped with fruit.4 ways to shake up your breakfasts
Enjoy a coffee pre-workout for maximum fat burning benefits and energy during exercise.
Spices like chili pepper and ginger can boost your metabolism, not to mention wake up your taste buds! Make some fresh lemon juice and add a dash of ginger and a sprinkle of chili in the morning,
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
Research shows that some dietary fibre can rev your fat burn by as much as 30%.
Look out for the “F” health badge on our labels for snacks that are sources of fibre.
Stress causes the production of the hormone cortisol which puts a brake on fat burning. So breathe deep and enjoy a warm cup of your favorite drink or soup to help you relax.
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
Studies report that a cup of tea, filled with the antioxidant catechin, can raise your metabolism by 12%the perfect cup of tea
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 Jess's blog at jessipes.co.uk for even more.
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