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Is there a reason having more muscle increases your metabolism?

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Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 55 years experience
Muscle Mass: There is no direct connection between muscle mass and metabolic rate but the development and or maintenance of muscle mass generally requires activity and increased metabolic processes.

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