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How to solve slow metabolism?

How to solve slow metabolism?

Slow Metabolism: M asks: How 2 solve slow metabolism. ANS: Changing ur metabolism is difficult. What you can change is the number of calories u eat and burn. I recommend getting & out. If you watt to lose weight eat less, burn more, If you want to gain weight eat more burn less. Simple in concept. Difficult in execution. Good luck. Keep us posted. Good book is ISBN 13: 978-1-43914-059-8. DASH Diet: perfect 4 most. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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How to know if I have slow metabolism, or something else?

Slow metabolism: That is hard to answer until we know a bit more about what you mean by "slow metabolism". Please add some information. ...Read more

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Are genes to blame for slow metabolism?

Are genes to blame for slow metabolism?

Sometimes: There is some research that shows that certain individuals may have familial reasons for their obesity and low metabolism. ...Read more

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I have a slow metabolism..And i'm constipated...Anyways to fix this?

I have a slow metabolism..And i'm constipated...Anyways to fix this?

Let's define problem: Doctors define constipation as stools less frequently than once every 3-4 days. Patients feel they are "constipated" when passing hard or small volume stool, or they feel full & bloated. Does your x-ray show you're not blocked? We don't know if your gut is sluggish or your rectum works correctly--these can be tested for (sitz marker study & anal manometry, respectively). See GI specialist please. ...Read more

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I really want to lose 30 pounds. I know that it involves a healthy diet and exercise but I have a very slow metabolism and am looking for some advice?

I really want to lose 30 pounds. I know that it involves a healthy diet and exercise but I have a very slow metabolism and am looking for some advice?

Slow metabolism?: You increase metabolism by exercising. You increase metabolism by having more muscle, which burns more calories at rest. You increase metabolism by avoiding starch and sugar and eating proteins and healthy fats, which must be metabolized in liver to sugar! most overweight people i work with need a body composition study to determine their fat and lean mass. ...Read more

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How to know if I have fast metabolism or slow metabolism?

How to know if I have fast metabolism or slow metabolism?

No gauge : Metabolism is not usually as simple as a needle on a dial. Are you underweight, overweight, or normal? Do you eat a little or a lot relative to your acquaintances? It's very laborious and complex to measure your metabolism. If there are any issues, at least have your thyroid checked. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise for pear shaped body? i have fat thighs and have slow metabolism.

What is the best exercise for pear shaped body? i have fat thighs and have slow metabolism.

Individualized: Exercise routines should be individualized based on your goals and limitations. Your best bet would be to work with a certified personal trainer to create a personalized regimen. But if your goal is weight loss, be aware, that it turns out for most, optimizing your diet - really caloric restriction - is key. But combined caloric restriction and exercise is best! ...Read more

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What to do if I have a very slow metabolism and put on weight quick. What are some ways to speed it up?

What to do if I have a very slow metabolism and put on weight quick. What are some ways to speed it up?

^ met rate: Make sure that you don't eat like a bird. Some people eat very little to drop weight - but end up slowing their metabolic rate. Engage in regular aerobic activity. Building muscle mass will also help to burn more calories. Hydrate well. ...Read more

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I am 26f very healthy.. I am always cold! I have been loosing weight slowly. Could this be why? Or slow metabolism? I'm always cold i don't know why?

I am 26f very healthy.. I am always cold! I have been loosing weight slowly. Could this be why? Or slow metabolism? I'm always cold i don't know why?

Check thyroid first: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more