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07/30/2014 08:30 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

14 Ways To Boost Your Metabolism Faster Than You Can Say 'I Want To Lose Weight'

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By Linda Melone

Feel like your metabolism is stuck in slo-mo? Coaxing your body to burn calories more efficiently doesn't require daily Spinning sessions or hours at the weight rack (though being in shape and building more muscle definitely helps). From adding an extra ingredient to your smoothie to watching a funny YouTube video, you can fan your metabolism's flames in just minutes a day by adopting these research-backed habits.

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CLARIFICATION: A previous version of this story categorized whey a non-animal product.

14 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism Right Now originally appeared on Health.com

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