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Simple strategies to boost your metabolism

Simple strategies to boost your metabolism

A healthy diet and regular exercise are common recommendations to help support an optimal metabolism, but there are plenty of other simple ways to enhance metabolism. 1. Stand up and move—every 20 minutes. Are you sitting yourself to death? Standing up and moving for a few minutes every 20 minutes can have a positive effect [...]

May 1, 2013 Susan Miscellaneous health topics Comments Off on Simple strategies to boost your metabolism

A fancy word for change: Metabolism

A fancy word for change: Metabolism

Many people think metabolism is a simple equation of food intake minus calories burned. Derived from the Greek word, “metabol,” meaning “to change,” metabolism is actually a blanket term describing thousands of  physical and chemical processes in the body that change one thing into another to build and repair cells, fight infection, maintain body temperature [...]

May 1, 2013 Susan Weight Loss & FItness Comments Off on A fancy word for change: Metabolism