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Tips on Your Metabolism Vancouver

Exercise and weight loss: the importance of resting energy expenditure - Harvard Health

One way that exercise helps promote weight loss is by increasing resting energy expenditure. That's how quickly you burn energy even at rest. Since resting energy expenditure accounts for 60% to 75%

Can you boost your metabolism?: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

Your metabolism is the process your body uses to make and burn energy from food. You rely on your metabolism to breathe, think, digest, circulate blood, keep warm in the cold, and stay cool in the hea

UQ researchers reveal three-dimensional structure of important enzyme

Advanced herbicides and treatments for infection may result from the unravelling of a 50-year-old mystery by University of Queensland researchers.

USC scientists may have found a path toward increasing human lifespan

Scientists at USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences may have found the beginnings of a path toward increasing human lifespan.

Newly identified gene variants in Black Americans could lead to precision prostate cancer therapies

Black men in the United States are known to suffer disproportionately from prostate cancer, but few studies have investigated whether genetic differences in prostate tumors could have anything to do w

Intergenerational program aims to deliver benefits for the oldest and youngest generations

While our oldest and youngest generations may seem worlds apart, a new ageing well initiative will bring them together in an innovative intergenerational education and development program that will co

History of rape associated with 'dysfunctional breathing'

Rape and sexual trauma may have long-lasting consequences for physical health as well as mental health, University of Otago researchers have found.

Innovative system aims to improve predictions of survival indicators in breast cancer patients

Improving the predictions of survival indicators in breast cancer patients through artificial intelligence and probabilistic modeling tools is the goal of ModGraProDep, an innovative system presented

Consuming whey protein at night increases morning blood sugar level in healthy people

Consuming protein at night increases blood sugar level in the morning for healthy people, according to new research presented this week at The Physiological Society's virtual early career conference c

New technology for advanced health monitoring of stroke survivors patented in Lithuania

Group of biomedical engineers from biotech company Gruppo Fos Lithuania together with researchers at Kaunas University of Technology and Lithuanian University of Health Sciences have patented technolo

Research examines the role of perineuronal networks in psychiatric disorders

Juan Nácher, professor at the Department of Cell Biology at the University of Valencia, has conducted research on the role of perineuronal networks in the adult brain and their incidence in psychiatr

New framework provides a path for enhanced care in nursing homes during COVID-19 and beyond

As of May 2020, nursing home residents account for a staggering one-third of the more than 80,000 deaths due to COVID-19 in the U.S.

Wait Times Increase for COVID-19 Test Results

As the number of COVID-19 diagnostic tests have increased, it may take up to a 6 days or longer for some people to get their results.

As Cases Surge, No Clear Answers on School Reopening

With COVID-19 cases on the rise in more than 30 states, parents have mixed feelings about the upcoming start of school and how to keep their children and families safe.

Delirium Can Strike Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Intense breathing problems may be the most widely reported feature of COVID-19, but new research warns that coronavirus can also take aim at the brain.

Antivirals Tied to Heart Issue in COVID Patients

Older, critically ill COVID-19 patients who are given a combination of two common antiretroviral drugs can experience a drastic slowing of their heart rate, French researchers report.

Hip Replacement May Also Ease Back Pain

If you have a bad hip and lower back pain, a new study suggests that hip replacement surgery may solve both issues at once.

Study: Coronavirus May Pass From Mom to Baby

It may be possible for the new coronavirus to be passed from infected pregnant women to their babies, Italian researchers say, but more study is needed.

Study: Sterilize N95 Masks With a Microwave

A new study offers a decontamination tool that is much more accessible and affordable: a microwave.

'Broken Heart Syndrome' Has Risen During Pandemic

Doctors at one Ohio hospital system have discovered yet another possible consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic: More cases of "broken heart syndrome."

Record Numbers as U.S. Tops 3 Million COVID Cases

The U.S. has topped 3 million cases of COVID-19 after reporting another single-day record of 60,000 new cases on Tuesday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

75 or Older? Statins Can Still Benefit Your Heart

People 75 and older who were free of heart disease and prescribed a statin wound up with a 25% lower risk of death from any cause and a 20% lower risk of heart-related death, researchers reported July

Zinc of all trades (and Master of all!)

Suboptimal intake of zinc is unfortunately very common in many segments of the population. Today we learn why this is bad news...

Iodine: the thyroid ruler

From goiter to hypothyroidism and a sluggish metabolic rate: the role of iodine in our diet. Is iodized salt really the solution? [Nutrition Steps 8.7]

Iron: A Double-Edged Sword

Precious, but potentially dangerous: everything you need to know about iron (Nutrition Steps 8.6)

Phosphorous & Magnesium: the Calcium co-workers

Phosphorous and magnesium work together with calcium for the health of our bones, and it is a quite complex balancing act. Furthermore, these two minerals perform many other very important functions.


There is a lot of information out there about what you should eat, when you should eat, and how often you should eat. There is also the same amount of information around how to exercise, when to exer

Calcium: the dynamite mineral

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in our body, where it plays key structural and regulatory functions. Here's what it does, how much we need of it, and where are its best food sources.

Potassium: can I have some more?

Potassium: what does it do, and why we could use some more...

The Scary Truth about Hidden Salt

What are the reasons why we are getting way too much sodium and chloride with our food, and why it is a very bad thing...

Minerals: A Delicate Balance

An overview of the nutritionally relevant minerals: needs, digestion, absorption, and interactions. And why mineral nutrition is a very delicate system of checks and balances.

Sore Muscles and Anxiety- what is the connection?

We all know that exercise releases endorphins to help elevate mood, what you may not know is that those sore muscles after a big exercise routine can indirectly contribute to panic attacks and anxiet


One of my fondest memories I have growing up is watching my Mom getting ready for a night out. So much so that the smell of make up takes me right back to those memories and gives me that warm fuzzy

Should we take multivitamin supplements?

Is taking a daily multivitamin and mineral supplement a good idea?

Food Sources and Deficiency Signs of the B Vitamins

What are the symptoms of group B vitamins deficiency? Where do we find them in food?


Our skin is a direct reflection of our inner world to the outer world. The skin is composed of 3 layers, the outer layer acting as a barrier to the outside world, the middle layer housing all your ha


Have you ever sat at the dinner table in front of a delicious meal and had the thought, 10 years ago eating this same meal would not have any effect on my weight and now just the thought of a bread c


We can all agree that this has been a big year of truths and controversy surfacing on a global scale. We may have moments of thinking that something out there does not affect me here in the world tha


By Dr Sonya Jensen ND We’ve all heard about Inflammation and the damage it can do to our bodies, and in particular to the heart. Statins, which are cholesterol lowering drugs, are the second most p


How many times does your self talk block you from living the life you desire. It can be easy to put value onto things that are outside of ourselves. When we purchase a new vehicle, we get regular oil


REGISTER HERE! Weight gain, fatigue, hair loss, mood swings, irregular cycles, depression, and a general sense of not feeling like yourself. How many of you have felt this way or know someone who has


It’s the start of a new year and the perfect time to commit to your health. It is also a good time to reflect on what works for you when it comes to achieving your health goals. There is so much in

Dr. Bruce N. Ames - Poor Nutrition Accelerates Aging and Obesity

Dr. Bruce N. Ames, of the Nutrition and Metabolism Center at CHORI discusses why inadequate vitamin and mineral intake contributes to premature aging and obesity.


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