Obesity has reached epidemic proportions globally and has nearly tripled worldwide between 1975 and 2016. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2016, more than 1.9 billion…

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Being overweight can contribute to a sense of difficult breathing, as can certain neuromuscular conditions or having a low blood count (anemia). From a cardiovascular standpoint, it’s common…

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Poor Metabolizer (PM) – This means there are two copies of low or no activity genes. This results in very little to no CYP2C19 activity. About 2 out…

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Breakfast kick-starts your metabolism, helping you burn calories throughout the day. It also gives you the energy you need to get things done and helps you focus at…

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Once a protein source reaches your stomach, hydrochloric acid and enzymes called proteases break it down into smaller chains of amino acids. Amino acids are joined together by…

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How can I boost my metabolism after 60? Burn more calories than you eat or drink. Eat more veggies, fruits, whole grains, fish, beans, and low-fat or fat-free…

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Adipose tissue helps to store energy in the form of fat, cushion internal organs, and insulate the body. There are three types of adipose tissue: white, brown, and…

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In mammals, the water produced from metabolism of protein roughly equals the amount needed to excrete the urea which is a byproduct of the metabolism of protein. Birds,…

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Metabolism is a term that is used to describe all chemical reactions involved in maintaining the living state of the cells and the organism. Metabolism can be conveniently…

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According to research done by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, it is estimated that around 40% of Americans are considered obese, and 18% are considered…

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