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Loosing weight may be a warning sign of cancer. Does the person eat less or does the body's metabolism speed up to cause weight loss? Thank-you.

Loosing weight may be a warning sign of cancer. Does the person eat less or does the body's metabolism speed up to cause weight loss? Thank-you.

Loss of appetite: In presence of a malignant tumor, wt. Loss is common even without other symptoms. Here depending on the malignant lesion loss of weight and appetite occur. The resulting process is referred to a cachexia or wasting syndrome in a patient not actively trying to lose wt. Tumors associated with cachexia found to produce TNF. When sequenced, the TNF was found to have same sequence as Cachectin ...Read more

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What are the best ways/foods to increase metabolism (n speed up weight loss)?

What are the best ways/foods to increase metabolism (n speed up weight loss)?

Fun activity: Diet and weight loss comes down to input calories vs output activities. No food will ever help as much as more fun aerobic activity, something you enjoy and makes you sweat. Then look for foods low on the glycemic index - vegetables in particular. ...Read more

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Does the thryoid medicine help speed metabolism?

Does the thryoid medicine help speed metabolism?

Yes.: Thyroid hormone does indeed set your metabolism. But taking extra is not a good way to make you "faster or better than normal." just ask anyone who has ever been hyperthyroid. Not pleasant. ...Read more

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If that grapefruit juice does speed metabolism and burn fat, when is the most effective time to drink it?

If that grapefruit juice does speed metabolism and burn fat, when is the most effective time to drink it?

Depends: The pro-metabolic effect of grapefruit is hard to measure precisely. Based on what we know about energy metabolism after periods of exercise, most carbs go back into muscle to replenish glycogen stores and therefore are not transformed into fatty acids and therefore not stored as fat. So, it makes most since to consume it in between meals or with a snack to keep the metabolic engine humming along. ...Read more

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How to speed up metabolism?

How to speed up metabolism?

Exercise daily: It is not quite clear to me what is your exact question, so give us some back ground.
Do you have excessive weight? To lose weight, you need to reduce your food intake (Ovoid oilyy/fried foods and reduce milk products and cut down on sugar and all sweets (Cakes/candy and ice cream). Daily exercise is the best remedy to keep your body healthy, fit and metabolically active! ...Read more

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How would I speed my metabolism and feel full at the same one to lose 30 pounds in two months?

How would I speed my metabolism and feel full at the same one to lose 30 pounds in two months?

Too fast: Trying to loose 30 pounds in 2 months is too fast for any healthy program. Exercise raises your metabolic rate for awhile after you finish in addition to burning the calories associated with the exercise. A diet rich in fruits and vegetables as well as fiber will help keep you feeling full. Be sure you get plenty of water. It takes 2 molecules of water to burn 1 molecule of fat. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is the best food to speed up metabolism?

What is the best food to speed up metabolism?

Eat breakfast: One of the best ways to boost metabolism is to eat a healthy, well-rounded breakfast including whole grains, a hearty protein, and fruit. Choose green tea over coffee. If you don't have cholesterol issues, you could consider the economical choice of oatmeal and a boiled egg. Here is a link to healthy, protein-packed recipe from dr. Oz: ...Read more

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What foods speed up metabolism for wt loss? Celery?

What foods speed up metabolism for wt loss? Celery?

Metabolism: Celery acts as a mild fluid pill, and eating a lot fills your stomach with no calories and roughage. Exercise is the healthiest way to stimulate metabolism. Diet medications or stimulants, that some people consume as food, can also increase you metabolism a little. Foods that consume more calories to digest, proteins, least is fat and carbs. Best foods are no to low calorie vegetables - go vegan. ...Read more

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What causes a slow metabolism? How can I speed it up?

What causes a slow metabolism? How can I speed it up?

Often a bad diet: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit)
nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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Could lifting weights speed up metabolism as much as cardio?

Could lifting weights speed up metabolism as much as cardio?

Different.: Weight training builds lean muscle which is metabolically active around the clock, day and night. While some studies suggest that cardiovascular exercise may stimulate the metabolism for as much as 48 hours after the exercise, it may be much less time. Both are best in combination. ...Read more

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Does smoking really increase or speed up metabolism? And what's a way to slow down metabolism?

Does smoking really increase or speed up metabolism? And what's a way to slow down metabolism?

Yes: Nicotine raises blood glucose level and Epinephrine from the adrenal medulla, hence raising the metabolism and suppressing appetite. So some smokers are thinner compared to non-smoker counterparts. Smoking cessation in smokers lowers metabolism. Also eating more simple, processed food lowers metabolism and increases risk of obesity (not recommended). Avoiding stimulants, like caffeine, pepper, et. ...Read more

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Can eating a spicy pepper whole speed your metabolism?

Can eating a spicy pepper whole speed your metabolism?

Cayenne pepper: Extract, capsaicin has shown in some clinical trials to increase the metabolism and cause some weight loss. Therefore it is used in some diets to increase the metabolism and assist with weight loss. ...Read more

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When doctors prescribe you pills to speed up metabolism what does that do?

When doctors prescribe you pills to speed up metabolism what does that do?

Metabolism: the sum: Of the chemical reactions that take place within each cell of a living organism and that provide energy for vital processes and for synthesizing new organic material. Body metabolism burns calories to fuel its functions and speeding up metabolism is a method to burn fat and lose weight. ...Read more

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What can I do to speed up metabolism and weight loss?

What can I do to speed up metabolism and weight loss?

^ metabolism: Build muscle as it burns more calories than fat. Enjoy aerobic activities like swimming, running, hiking, eliptical machine, cross trainer, calesthenics, rowing, bicycling etc. ...Read more

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Would it be ok for me, with hypothyroidism, to take laxatives to speed my metabolism?

Would it be ok for me, with hypothyroidism, to take laxatives to speed my metabolism?

Daily stools: I would not suggest taking laxatives daily. Instead make sure your TSH levels are close to 2.5 and you increase your water intake. Also, taking metamucil or benefiber daily will help increase your fiber intake and hopefully your stools. ...Read more

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So having a fatty liver tends to slow metabolism, generally speaking, not speed it up?

So having a fatty liver tends to slow metabolism, generally speaking, not speed it up?

Usually neither.: Fatty liver does not usually affect the rate of metabolism in the cells of the liver. It does increase the amount of inflammation of the liver in some patients, who may go on to develop nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). ...Read more

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How can you speed up metabolism and lose weight in belly and boobs?

How can you speed up metabolism and lose weight in belly and boobs?

Information: It may actually be dangerous to speed up metabolism by artificial means. Exercis will temporarily speed up metabolism. Reducing total calories will also help. ...Read more

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Is acai berry worth a try? What are doctors' opinions on this? I hear it's an antioxidant and it helps speed up metabolism, am I right?

Is acai berry worth a try? What are doctors' opinions on this? I hear it's an antioxidant and it helps speed up metabolism, am I right?

Anectodal: The acai berry is filled with potent antioxidants called anthocyanins & flavonoids. Studies have shown the acai berry has more antioxidant capacity than other fruits. Although there is not research based evidence at this time, the acai berry is anectodally reported to help with weight loss through an unexplained mechanism. ...Read more

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How do I speed up metabolism. Low energy post lunch, struggle to drop lbs. Work out twice a week, eat lean meats, sea food. Guilty of carbs, and wine?

How do I speed up metabolism. Low energy post lunch, struggle to drop lbs. Work out twice a week, eat lean meats, sea food. Guilty of carbs, and wine?

Proper breakfast: Look into high intensity interval training, but eating right is key. Try making your first meal a combination of protein and healthy fats (bacon and eggs without the carbs). The best fats to use are medium chain triglycerides because your body uses them directly for energy and then shifts into fat burning. Also if you avoid carbs your Insulin levels stay low and that inhibits fat storage. ...Read more

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What vitamin or pill can I take to speed up metabolism to help with weight loss since I think my celexa (citalopram) is working against my weight loss?

What vitamin or pill can I take to speed up metabolism to help with weight loss since I think my celexa (citalopram) is working against my weight loss?

Warning: Info only!: I'm not recommending this - but it does seem reasonable and might help you in some way. Http://www. Theroadback. Org/weight_loss. Aspx

an interesting fact is that the digestive tract has more serotonin receptors than the brain. That's a reason for weight ; stomach side effects so many have.
Consider psychotherapy as a bridge to reduce med needs. You learn skills w/out side effects. Best! ...Read more

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Is it alright to use green tea pills or pills that speed up metabolism when you have graves' disease?

Is it alright to use green tea pills or pills that speed up metabolism when you have graves' disease?

Not a good idea: Why would you want to speed up your metabolism any more than it already is from graves disease? That being said, green tea will not do much, unless it is heavily adulterated with phentermine, caffeine, or other stimulants. Enjoy a cup of green tea if you wish, but don't take supplements. ...Read more

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What are the best herbs to speed up metabolism to help lose weight I have pcos and fatigue?

What are the best herbs to speed up metabolism to help lose weight I have pcos and fatigue?

Look into iodine: Look into iodine supplements for thyroid and ovarian support. It can be found in iodarol or i-thyroid. Consult with a nutritionist/medical doctor for dosing. Cinnamon is good for Insulin control as well. ...Read more

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How do I speed up my metabolism?

How do I speed up my metabolism?

Several things: Eat breakfast and work out to gain muscle mass will increase your metabolism. Intermittent phyiscal activity throughout your day will keep metabolism from dipping too low (tell ur body its not sleeping!) sleep full nights and stay well hydrated. ...Read more

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