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Other than just eating smaller, more frequent meals during the day, does anyone have any ideas about how to boost your metabolism? I guess I'm not into the pill stuff. I would rather do it naturally.
 

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Aerobic exercise.

Chilli, mustard, ginger, coffee - but only to a small degree.
 

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Pregnancy seems to have kicked mine into overdrive. I've gone from being able to look at food and gain weight to half a dozen times a day and consistently losing.
 

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Calorie changes can help as well.

For instance:

Day 1: 2000 cal

Day 2: 1800 calories

Day 3: 1600 calories

repeat

*caloric intake is based on individual need. The above example may be too little or too much depending on the individual.

Other than that, you mentioned 5-6 meals 2-3 hrs apart. And of course exercise, primarily weight bearing. You'd be amazed at what putting on some muscle will do for fat burning.
 
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