The Top Metabolism Myths Busted

Your most curious metabolism questions answered

1. Does eating 6 meals a day boost your metabolism?


Research has not found increased frequency of eating to increase metabolism.

2. Will taking a cold shower boost metabolism?


Research suggests cold temperatures may help the body produce more calorie-burning brown fat.

3. Is your metabolism genetic and set at birth?


Although genetics play a role, metabolism can be impacted by muscle mass.

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