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How Does Diet Affect Your Metabolism
Numerous ways: Your metabolism can be affected by your diet in many ways. A poor or imbalanced diet can slow your metabolism by not providing your body with all the necessary nutrients to function. A diet high in processed foods can be more difficult to digest, taking more energy and thus affecting your metabolism. Finally, fasting or skipping meals will slow metabolism as your body tries to conserve energy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do diet pills affect the effectiveness of birth control pills? I am contemplating taking hydroxycut max for women to help jumpstart my metabolism along with exercise and eating right but i wanted to make sure that it would not negatively affect my birth c
As : As far as I am aware diet pills do not interact with birth control pills, however you may wish to ask your gynecologist for another opinion. It sounds like you are on the right track with exercise and eating right. You may want to try this first before starting a diet pill. By eating five to six small meals a day you can jump start your metabolism. Also consider seeing a nutritionist for a dietary consultation. Best of luck. ...Read more
At what age does a woman's metabolism start slowing down (aside from factors like physical activity, diet, etc.)?
Let try to explain: Metabolism is the name for the process your body uses to convert the food you eat into energy. The energy your body does not use is stored as fat. Many people believe that this process slows as you age, causing weight gain. However, this is a misconception, since your metabolism is more directly related to your level of activity throughout your life. ...Read more
I train hard 5 days a week for more than 3 hours and on diet as well but I don't seem to be losing that much weight and my metabolism is so low..help?
Diet exercise: The best way to boost your metabolism is to follow a low-carb, higher lean protein diet in the form of three meals and 2 to 3 snacks. Also adding daily exercise such as walking, running, hiking yoga, spinning or pilates and circuit training will definitely boost your metabolism. ...Read more
I want to lose weight however I am limited in physical exercise, how could i increase my metabolism and what kind of diet should I go for?
Calorie reduction: Despite numerous health and weight loss benefits to exercise, the bulk of the weight loss plan still has to fall on caloric reduction. One has to run many miles to burn off 3500 calories (1pound)! learning how to reduce calories involves education and discipline. Avoid missing meals because you are likely to binge later on high calorie and carb rich meals. Low calorie frequent meals work best. ...Read more
Why is it than when i diet and exercise i gain weight and never loose a pound. Is there any recommendations on what i can do to boost my metabolism?
Strength training!: You are - unbelievably - at age age where you'll soon start to lose muscle mass. This is sad, because muscle requires more calories just to sit there! if you build up your muscle mass through strenth training: weights, resistance exercises, resistance bands, you will build muscle and require more calories. You'll lose weight more easily - or you'll get to eat more with fewer consequences! lgromko. ...Read more
Possibly: If you do not take enough calories, your metabolism may slow down over time because your body feels it is starving. The body's reaction to starvation mode is to slow down the metabolism. Try to reduce your calorie intake to lose weight but not too drastically as to cause your body's metabolism to slow down. Consult a nutrition professional for more help. Best of health to you ...Read more
How can I speed up my metabolism? Mines really slow.. I want to lose at least 50lbs within 2-4 months. What's more important exercise or diet? Tips?
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