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Metabolism means how fast you burn energy (the food you eat). If your metabolism increases, then you're burning more energy than you use to.

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Q: What does an increase in metabolism mean?
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What does it mean to increase your metabolism?

Your metabolism is the way your body digests food and burns the calories it needs and distributes the nutrients to the rest of your body. The faster your metabolism, then the skinnier you get or stay.

Does an increase in muscle mass increase your metabolism?

Yes, an increase in muscle mass usually does mean that your metabolism will be higher--if you remain lean without starving yourself. Consider Sumo Wrestlers who have quite a bit of lean body weight but they also have a lot of adipose tissue as well (fat). In that case I don't think their metabolism is significantly higher. I always try to keep in mind that my muscles ARE my metabolism.

How does weightlifting increase metabolism?

because it increase your lean muscle mass which will increase your metabolism as each pound of muscle has many chemical reaction occur within them

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No. A half a cup of cranberries will provide you with about 6 grams of carbohydrates and 2 grams of fiber, but they will not increase your metabolism.

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Does watermelon help increase body metabolism?

No, watermelon does not help to increase body metabolism. It does offer an excellent alternative to candy or other sugary snacks.

Can spicy soup increase metabolism?

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