08/26/2013 10:07 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Tips To Boost Your Metabolism After 40, From Joel Harper (VIDEO)

Getting enough fiber in your diet is essential if you want to boost your metabolism. When celebrity fitness trainer Joel Harper joined me on Mondays With Marlo, he explained that you want to get your heart pumping with cardio exercises and increase the fiber in your diet to really rev up your metabolism. Get your fiber first thing in the morning with high-fiber cereal or with powered fiber that you can put into a glass of water. Whole fruit and whole vegetables are also a great natural source of fiber.

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And for more advice on getting fit, see Joel's top tips:

Joel Harper's Health And Fitness Tips

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