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Basal Metabolism Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Basal Metabolism.

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Metabolism Through the Ages

As a child, I thought of metabolism as some mysterious, magical thing that you were either born with or without. Watching the kids that seemed to live on ice cream and pizza without gaining an ounce, the adults would say, "I wish I had...  Read more

Why Calories Are King

1. What is the most common misconception about calories? I’d say it’s the belief that calories from different foods are worth more or less. It’s true that fats are higher density in calories than protein or carbohydrates. But...  Read more

6 Diet Rules Meant to be Broken

Almost every time we turn on the television or glance at a magazine cover in the supermarket checkout line, we are bombarded with the new weight-loss rules and diet plans. We're constantly given suggestions to drink a special shake, cut out carbs...  Read more

For Better Health, Go with Your Gut

As a society, we spend a lot of time stressing out over our stomachs. We inspect them in the mirror, crunch them into oblivion, wrap them in constrictive undergarments and gauge their size with measuring tape—all with the goal of whittling away...  Read more

Kick Your Metabolism Into High Gear!

If you’re reading this, chances are pretty good that you don’t have a metabolism that lets you eat as much as you want without ever gaining an ounce. Maybe (like me) you’re even at the other extreme, where it seems like all you have...  Read more

Fast Metabolism Diet health issues
Updated 7/17/2016 3:03:11 PM

My husband and I are now on round 2 of the FMD with great results, but have been having a few health issues - stomach upset, rapid heart beat, leg cramps and fatigue. Anyone else having concerns on this diet? Is it electrolyte related? Just went to t...  Read more

I am also low, Tsh = 1.2 Very low metabolism. Puf
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I am also low, Tsh = 1.2 Very low metabolism. Puffy face. Very hard to loose weight. I bike 3 times a week and eat vegan. Hard..... ...  Read more

Did good this week! Started on my new vitamins (GNC woman's metabolism) and my energy is even better
Updated 7/1/2016 11:51:33 PM

Did good this week! Started on my new vitamins (GNC woman's metabolism) and my energy is even better. Treating myself to some wine. I've got nothing but smiles tonight!...  Read more

My metabolism has gone up severely since I started
Updated 6/28/2016 9:23:00 PM

My metabolism has gone up severely since I started this diet and now I don't think I can make it on the calories they've given me...  Read more

I'm in my early 40s, short, with a slow metabolism
Updated 6/28/2016 11:34:10 AM

I'm in my early 40s, short, with a slow metabolism. I need to lose 20 to 30 lbs. I keep trying by walking and keeping my calories around 1,100; however, I'm not losing anything. I am getting very discouraged. #firstpost...  Read more

The Calorie Differential Report

If your weight loss has slowed or stalled, try looking at the Calorie Differential Over Time report. It may show that your daily calories have crept up, or that you've let the amount or intensity of exercise drop. Look at the Calorie Differential R...  Read more

Get ready check ups from your dermatologist

As summer approaches outdoor activities increase and so do sunburns. Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer and can be diagnosed and treated easily. By using sunscreen and visiting your dermatologist you can help decrease the r...  Read more

Calorie Cyclers

Calorie cycling is a theory and method that helps to lose, maintain, or gain weight by eating a different amount of calories each day. The theory is that it keeps your metabolism guessing....  Read more

5 Weight Loss Tips for Breastfeeding Moms

Breastmilk is the ideal first food for your baby. Breastfeeding had been found to help speed recovery after labor for the mom and assists in losing weight gained during pregnancy.While there are many things moms wish they had known about breastfeedin...  Read more

Weight Busters: Finding Strategies to Keep Moving When the Scale Will Not

I appreciate the positive responses and “club” name ideas shared by readers of my earlier blog, But What if I Can’t Lose Weight. I am starting a new series to provide ideas, topics and suggestions that may help you move forward in your quest for weig...  Read more

Basal Metabolism ... It's Just a Numbers Game

Well, after the first amazing week, the weight is flat-lining in the 168-167 range even though I'm still in full diet/exercise compliance. I guess the body needs to "catch up" sometimes. Mathematically I'm doing everything right, so not gonna c...  Read more