People tend to think that metabolism is genetically predetermined. That you're either cursed or you're blessed. And that's not true - Jillian Michaels
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Burn, baby, burn: the new science of metabolism
Losing weight may be tough, but keeping it off, research tells us, is tougher – just not for the reasons you might think.
Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.
We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight." But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still somewhat mysterious, biological process. Here are nine facts to help you understand metabolism, and how to think about it in the context of weight gain and weight loss.
A Beginners Guide to Your Metabolism
Contrary to popular belief, the majority of your daily calorie burn doesn’t come from puddles of sweat after a tough workout. Calorie burn is actually driven by your metabolism.
Is Your Medicine Right for Your Metabolism?
More genetic tests aim to help predict how people might respond to many common medications.
Metabolic Weight Loss: The 5 Laws Of Metabolism
These are not real laws of course, but I call them that because of the amount of research that supports their existence and the clinical reality of their impact. In other words, if you are a health professional or a serious health enthusiast you probably know these laws yourself. They govern much of the way the metabolism functions and responds to diet, exercise and lifestyle.
The New Science on How We Burn Calories
How could that change our understanding about, for starters, chronic disease, aging and obesity?
What I learned about weight loss from spending a day inside a metabolic chamber
One of science’s best tools for understanding obesity is debunking myths about metabolism.
What We Think We Know About Metabolism May Be Wrong
A new study challenges assumptions about energy expenditure by people, including the idea that metabolism slows at middle age.
Why Fat Doesn’t Make You Fat!
In human experiments, those who ate high-fat diets had a much faster metabolism. Low-fat, high-carb diets spiked insulin, subsequently slowing their metabolism and storing belly fat. The higher-fat diet group had a faster metabolism, even eating the same amount of calories.
6 Mistakes That Can Slow Your Metabolism
How not to sabotage your own efforts to keep your body lean.
6 Years after The Biggest Loser, Metabolism Is Slower and Weight Is Back Up
Six years after dramatic weight loss on the TV show "The Biggest Loser," most contestants in a recent study had regained the pounds - and on top of that, their metabolism had slowed and they were burning fewer calories every day than they did before their stint on the show.
Bob Harper On That ‘Biggest Loser’ Study And Intermittent Fasting
The celebrity trainer has a proposal for the metabolism slowdown.
Do You Have Metabol-Envy?
At the end of the day, metabol-envy is just envy. There will always be someone who is taller, richer and more successful. Focusing on them really takes us away from our game.
Fat Loss & Fast Metabolism with Intermittent Fasting? Not So Fast
From all that information, you’ll likely conclude that IF is the “miracle” for becoming your leanest, healthiest self. But is it? I want to take a more objective look at some of its often-overlooked pros and cons. As I’ll discuss, I’m particularly concerned that IF could lead to food intolerances, binge eating, and most troubling, eating disorders.
How Your Metabolism Changes in Your 20s, 30s and 40s
Here’s how to increase metabolism at every decade...
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The Appetite Workout
Studies have shown that exercise typically increases the production of ghrelin. Workouts make you hungry. In the Wyoming study, when the women ran, their ghrelin levels spiked, which should have meant they would attack the buffet with gusto. But they didn’t. In fact, after running they consumed several hundred fewer calories than they burned. Their restraint, the researchers said, was due to a concomitant increase in other hormones that initiate satiety.
Why You Can’t Lose Weight on a Diet
The problem isn’t willpower. It’s neuroscience. You can’t — and shouldn’t — fight back.
Drastically Cutting Calories Can Wreck Your Metabolism
It could help explain why 80 to 90 percent of people who lose weight gain it back.
Metabolism in Mind: New Insights into the Gut–Brain Axis Spur Commercial Efforts to Target It
What if controlling the appetite were as easy as flipping a switch?
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