Your metabolism is comprised of all the chemical processes in your body that cause you to “burn” calories. If your metabolic rate is slower, you may store more fat than someone who has a faster metabolic rate. Your metabolism is determined by many factors, some of which you can effect and some beyond your control including age, genetics, hormones, body size/muscle mass, and level of physical activity. Ways to improves and possibly speed up your metabolism include exercise/movement, consuming protein, not skipping meals, and getting a good night’s rest.
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