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July 1, 2016

Metabolism & Weight Loss

The topic of healthy nutrition and weight loss is hot right now and metabolism is the new buzz word! Recent research shows that long-term weight loss is related to how a person's metabolism adjusts and adapts to changes in their diet and activity level. That is why we guide our patients through change in nutrition lifestyle and habits, and advise against dieting. Besides diets being hard, most people gain the weight back after going on a weight loss diet. That's because the actual mechanism of burning fuel doesn't change. For this to happen, one has to get the body to change metabolism and keep it switched.

What is Metabolism

Metabolism is the process by which your body converts what you eat and drink into energy. During this complex biochemical process, calories in food and beverages are combined with oxygen to release the energy your body needs to function.

Even when you're at rest, your body needs energy for all its "hidden" functions, such as breathin...

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