Eating more protein can boost your metabolism so that you burn more calories. It can also help provide you a greater sense of fullness and prevent overeating.

Water can help you lose weight and keep it off. It temporarily increases your metabolism and helps fill you up before meals.

Mixing up your exercise routine and adding in a few high-intensity workouts can boost your metabolism and help you burn fat.

Lifting weights can help build and retain muscle while reducing body fat. Higher amounts of muscle will result in a higher metabolism.

Sitting for a long time burns few calories and may negatively affect your health. Try standing up or taking walks regularly or investing in a standing desk.

Drinking green tea or oolong tea may increase your metabolism. These teas may also help you lose weight and keep it off, if that is your goal, but research is mixed.

Eating spicy food could be beneficial for boosting your metabolism and help you maintain a moderate weight. However, the metabolism-boosting effect of spicy foods is quite small.

Lack of sleep can decrease the number of calories you burn, change the way you process sugar, and disrupt your appetite-regulating hormones.

Drinking coffee can significantly increase your metabolism and may help you lose weight if that is your goal.