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Metabolism Module 3 – Fueling Energy Systems

Module 2 explained how ATP is produced by the various energy pathways. The emphasis there was on which substrate, carbohydrate, fat, or protein, was being utilized as fuel. At rest, fats contribute over half of the total daily energy requirements for the body, while carbohydrates contribute over a third, and the rest are supplied by […]

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Module 1 – Overview of Cellular Metabolism

Metabolism refers to all the chemical processes that occur within an organism. Metabolism is what allows our bodies to break down food energy into the types of energy we need to think, repair and grow new tissues and to move our muscles. The principle that explains this big process is called The First Law of […]

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The Results of Fast Metabolism Diet

The Fast Metabolism Diet isn’t for everyone and at times it can definitely be tough to stick to it, but the Fast Metabolism Diet results will go way beyond simply losing weight. You’ll learn how to be more conscious of what you eat, you’ll become a better cook, and your relationship with food will permanently […]

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Relation Between Sugary Drinks and Your Metabolism Rate

If you’re probably wondering why you’ve been on a weight gain spree of late, it’s simply because of your sugary drinks. But you are a healthy eater with an affinity towards lean proteins? That doesn’t matter, most smart consumers are actually filling their diets with fish, plant or lean meat to supplement their protein requirement […]

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5 Ways to Optimize Family Meals for Healthy Weight Management

Looking for ways the entire family can eat healthier meals? Parents who promote healthy weight management are less likely to have children who have weight issues. Optimizing family meals can help everyone in the family get to a healthy weight and stay there. Here are five ways you can make your family meals healthier: Cut […]

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5 Surprising Benefits of Eating Better

Eating better can do wonders for your body and your life. Whether you are trying to lose weight or simply looking to explore a new diet, you’ll soon see that when you change your eating habits for the better, you will be on the path to success. While some of us never second guess the […]

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4 Common Myths About Diets Dispelled

If dieting is your thing, how about putting a different twist on that thinking. For example, the word diet no longer means gloom and doom eating. Let’s look at a few diets dispelled myths you can toss out with the garbage, and leaving a more enjoyable mindset on food and diet. “This is the Best […]

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The Quick and Dirty Guide to Superfoods

Superfoods are the most nutrient-dense foods from around the world. Here’s a quick and dirty guide to what superfoods are, why they’re so popular right now, and what some of the most common superfoods are. What is a superfood? Superfoods are the most nutrient-dense fruits, meats, vegetables, and plants from around the world. Superfoods are […]

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Eating Clean for Cellular Health

Featured Image Credit: ASEA Many people think about eating healthy because they have gained a number of pounds and want to get back in shape. Few people consider the possibility that their bad eating habits could in the long-term lead to increased levels of inflammation, which leads to cell death. If you want true longevity, […]

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