5 Reasons You Bloat More After Age 45

5 Reasons You Bloat More After Age 45

  Bloating is generally the result of not being able to properly digest foods.  These not-so-digested foods feel like they're just sitting around causing discomfort and a general feeling of being stuffed and “gassy”. It can happen at any age but if it seems to be more...

Bye Bye Sleeping Through The Night

Bye Bye Sleeping Through The Night

Have you said “bye bye” to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and an amazing recipe) for you! The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing Sleep is this...

What Is Metabolism?

What Is Metabolism?

What is Metabolism?

Do “calories” really count?

Well, yes they do, but they’re not the only thing that matters when it comes to how much you weigh and how much energy you have. In other words it’s all about your metabolism.

In a nutshell metabolism is how you take in oxygen and food and use them for energy, heat, and storage. But what’s really more important is how fast your metabolism works i.e. your “metabolic rate”. And you may have heard of RMR and TDEE, which are ways to measure your metabolic rate.

But, what you may really want to know is what affects your metabolic rate, and how can you use that to your advantage. Of course it’s not just about how much you eat but also your hormones, body composition, and even what you eat counts!