pertaining to or of the nature of metabolism.
metabolic disease a disease caused by some defect in the chemical reactions of the cells of the body.
a combination including at least three of the following: abdominal obesity, hypertriglyceridemia
, low level of high-density lipoproteins
, and high fasting plasma glucose
level. It is associated with an increased risk for development of diabetes mellitus
and cardiovascular disease.
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Relating to metabolism.
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Of, relating to, or resulting from metabolism.
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metabolic adjective Referring to metabolism, see there.
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Relating to metabolism.
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Refers to the chemical processes of an organ or organism.
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Patient discussion about metabolic
Q. How is it possible to have permanent weight loss if dieting slows down metabolism? well, i know that eating less will have the body adjust to the new calorie intake and thus, no further weight loss. So how is it possible to have permanent weight loss if eating less doesn't work?
Please give tips and suggestions, people who have successfully lost weight. thanks so much!
A. That is why you need to cycle every few weeks. Change things up and shock your body because it does plateau. But if you challenge yourself every so often you will see results continuously.
Q. How could one boost metabolism by diet? I am aware for long that metabolism is the cause for poor health and fitness.So how could one boost metabolism by diet?
A. Metabolism, if it is not erroneous genetically; then it can be controlled or increased by any diet. What matters is the timing and regularity you feed yourself which uses your hormones and enzymes in your body to do the task they are for. This timing and regularity depends on eating in same time regularly and working and sleeping too. To excite some hormones even if they had switched off their action in body, can be excited by exercise and feeding with small diets in regular short time intervals. To make all this happen, reduce on junk foods, please.
Q. How does coffee affect a diet? does it have an affect on metabolism? on losing weight?
A. Well, coffee can increase and to accelerate the beginning of burning fat during exercise (usually only after 20-30 minutes of exercise), but the overall effect is not that substantial. YOu should remember that it makes your kidney to produce more urine, so you should drink more.More discussions about metabolic
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