Sleeping to Boost Your Metabolism

You thought that getting a good night’s rest was just to avoid getting those matching bags under your eyes, didn’t you? Well, think again. Research has shown that if you get enough sleep at night, […]

Chill Out and Heat Up to Boost Your Metabolism

Do you enjoy a nice long soak in a tub full of water hot enough to blister your skin? Who doesn’t? How about spending time in a steamy sauna with sweat pouring off your body? […]

Start Eating Properly to Boost Your Metabolism Part 2

But of course, the suggestion to eat six times a day to boost your metabolism assumes that you are eating a sensible diet, a big assumption to make in this day and age when we […]

Start Eating Properly to Boost Your Metabolism Part 1

In this article on your metabolism, we will discuss the fact that contrary to popular dieting myths, you have to eat in order to keep your metabolism running in an optimal manner.

Are you skipping breakfast in order to cut back on calories and lose weight?

Bad idea, and we’ll tell you why!

Move Your Body, Boost Your Metabolism

Yes, it’s true. If you want to boost your metabolism, the very best thing you can do is to start moving your body. Some exercise is good for building muscle, while other exercise is good […]

Diets Damage Metabolism

When we see beautiful models in magazines and svelte actresses in movies, we are tempted to cut down on our eating in order to lose weight and look more like them.  We decide to stop […]

What is Metabolism?

Your metabolism is the amount of energy in calories that your body burns in order to maintain its weight.  Whether you’re sleeping, running, sitting, standing, riding in a car or eating a bowl ice cream, […]

The Benefits of boosting your metabolism

Did you know that one key to successful weight loss is by boosting your metabolism? Metabolism is the process of burning calories in your body. You burn calories naturally even if you are not exerting […]

Healthy Weight Calculator

Here is a handy online tool to help you calculate your Body Mass index (BMI) so you can determine your optimal healthy weight. http://www.everydayhealth.com/toolkit/weightcalculator/index.aspx?xid=nl_EverydayHealthHealthyAging_20080408

How many calories are you really burning?

Here is a handy little interactive calculator for common daily activities: http://www.clevelandclinic.org/health/interactive/burned.asp?&Source=FathomSEO&email+marketing&campaigned=Health_Extra Remember, one lost pound = 3,500 burned calories

Yoga and Metabolic Syndrome

We have discussed in other articles how yoga can be beneficial for boosting metabolism. It can also help with a condition known as metabolic syndrome. What is Metabolic Syndrome? It is a cluster of symptoms […]