Mar 122017

Why is My Metabolism Slow?


If you’ve gained weight and/or feel cold and tired it may just be that you have a slow metabolism.


The next question of course is “why is my metabolism slow”?


Well, that’s a great question!  Since your metabolism is how your body takes food and oxygen and uses it to fuel all of its biochemical reactions there are a lot of things that can slow it down.


In this post we’ll talk about five common reasons your metabolism could be slow including: thyroid hormones, history of dieting, size and body composition, activity level, and lack of sleep.  I’ve also included a tip that you can try for each one of these possible “metabolism busters”.


Plus I’ll share one of my delicious thyroid-loving mineral-containing recipes that you can make for breakfast or dessert. Continue reading »