The chemical process of breaking down the food we eat and get it consumed by our bodies to carry out different functions is metabolism. It is a key factor that decides our health and our body shapes. People who have a higher metabolic rate digest food quicker and are able to eat more food without gaining weight whereas people with lower metabolism put on weight even if they eat slightly more for a few meals. It is thus important to up one’s metabolism to lose weight fast. While genetics play a vital role in our metabolic rates, it is largely about our habits. Let us take a look at 12 different habits in the following article which if inculcated can help us increase our metabolism tremendously.