Here are tips we share with our clients.
AMPK is an enzyme found in every cell. AMPK promotes longevity factors, such as cell renewal, reduced fat storage and healthy blood glucose. Aging, excess calorie consumption, and low levels of physical activity reduce AMPK levels. Numerous studies have been published on the importance of maintaining healthy levels of AMPK. Here are the top 10 factors you can adopt to naturally increase AMPK. Ask us about nutritional supplements that can also help increase your AMPK enzyme levels.
- Eat a Low Processed Carb Diet. Follow a diet that primarily focuses on high quality sources of protein and fat and incorporates carbohydrates in the form of fresh vegetables and fruits. This type of diet changes the source of energy from sugar to fat, which stimulates AMPK production on a regular basis.
- Eat Foods that Stimulate AMPK. Grapefruit (in particular the rind), garlic, curcumin or turmeric, and peppers.
- Do Short Duration, High Intensity Workouts. The length of time is not important. High intensity interval training or short bursts of intense effort, which causes the heart rate to increase for a brief period are ideal to increase your AMPK.
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