All posts tagged: metabolism boosters

Little Liv’s Superfood Salad

My little sister is home from college for the Easter Holidays and wanted to get involved in metabolism boosters week, so she knocked up this Superfood Salad. What you see before you may seem to be an unusual combination of flavours, but each has its own health benefit and it makes for a very tasty lunch or snacking platter. 1/2 Avocado – boosts the metabolism by protecting the energy-producing part of cells according to Elle. Handful Blueberries – full of great antioxidants, which your body can use to clear free radicals. Handful Walnuts – These contain around seven grams of protein per ounce, making them the best choice for boosting the metabolism says Daniel Bartlett at Huffington Post. 1 Peeled Beetroot – Not a specified metabolism booster, but a certified superfood due to its ability to cleanse and aid digestion. 2 tbsps Pomegranate Seeds – Rich with vitamin A, B and C, all metabolism boosters. 2 Slivers of Cheddar – Cheese is never going to be a health food *sigh* but, calcium is a diet essential. Few Squares Dark Chocolate – Don’t …

Introducing Metabolism Boosters Week

If you’re a local, you’ll know that it was the Brighton Marathon this morning (an enormous congratulations to everyone that ran an impressive 10k!) so I thought it a very appropriate day to introduce the theme for the coming week: Metabolism Boosting. For the next week, tap in to my blog to find hints, tips, recipes and solid facts for boosting your metabolism. Tip – Stay Hydrated It’s common knowledge now that if you’re exerting yourself physically, remaining hydrated should be your number one priority (take note marathon runners), but you may not all be aware that even if you’re lying around in bed all day (take note normal Sunday-ers) you should be drinking around 3 litres of water per day. If you want to take a look at the science and evidence backing the metabolism boosting powers of staying hydrated, here is a study. If you just clicked that link and reeled in horror at its wordiness, ABC News has a short and sweet professor quote here. Recipes coming up this this week at …