How to Reset Your Metabolism in Exactly 24 Hours

Exercise and dietary "quick fixes" might seem enticing, but in the long-run, they could wreak havoc with your metabolism. Lyn-Genet Recitas, nutritionist and author of The Metabolism Plan, tells MindBodyGreen that there's a lot of misinformation about how to truly boost your metabolism and prepare your body for real, lasting weight loss.

"It works some of the time, or the results are only temporary, and it never gets the full results you deserve," she explains of diet and fitness fads that promise instant results. Instead, she urges her clients to "unlearn everything you have always been told to be true about how to get in shape" and embrace three lifestyle changes that have long-lasting effects. We also reached out to two other top nutritionists to share how to boost metabolism quickly, safely, and effectively. Find their best tips below.