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Raise Your Metabolism Fast
Speed metabolism.: 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. As well, eating a small healthy meal of lean protein and complex carbs every 2-3 hours speeds the metabolism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Excited to Exercise: Your metabolism is most definitely increased with exercise and remains elevated for hours afterwards. This is why there is such a benefit from regular activity. It keeps your metabolism tuned so you burn energy efficiently. When we don't exercise regularly our metabolism will slow down, further sapping our energy levels. As a result weight gain is inevitable as is muscle loss and weakness. ...Read more
Not really: Many reasons for low BMR and low pulse, no direct correlation. ...Read more
Slow heart rate : Can be a sign of a healthy heart and good physical condition. But also can be due to medications to treat high blood pressure and possibly associated with uncontrol hypothyroidism ( low clinical thyroid hormone level ) and a heart electrical conduction problem. Low hr won't slow your metabolism. ...Read more
HighlyControversial : Epidemiological studies suggest that those drinking diet soda are more likely to become obese. Whether this is true has yet to be proven. The topic of artificial sweeteners on metabolism and satiety is highly controversial. Some studies say artificial sweetners make rodents more Insulin resistant, others suggest that people gain a better sense of satiety w/them. It'll take years to sort out. ...Read more
Generally neither: But the pdr will always list exceptions. Best wishes. Dr jacobson. ...Read more
Is the rate at which you burn calories dependent on how fast your heart beats, will medication that makes your heart rate increase burn more calories?
Not dependent on hr: not a bit no. For that matter diet pills that induce significant weight loss do not significantly raise metabolism. ( I try for 1000 calories out per day; studies showing m a y b e a tenth of that with drug induced metabolic effects are what I mean by NOT significant). but changing thoughts/ behaviors help. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ ...Read more
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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